In the halls of Foster Elementary school in Arvada, Colorado, Casey and Julie first met. Both were interested in the other but very cautious given that they worked together. Julie was beginning her third year of teaching 3rd grade at Foster while Casey was beginning his residency as part of his Master's program. Awkward morning encounters on a daily basis lead to interest from both parties, but neither knew how to best proceed with their feelings.
Fate brought them together in Denver when both Casey and Julie were out with friends. They were finally able to exchange numbers, which lead to the first date a dinner at Tommy's Thai in Denver and an Imax movie about Lemurs at the Museum of Nature and Science. They quickly realized that they had much in common. Julie and Casey enjoyed their time together hiking throughout the front range of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, exploring National Parks, crafting, or playing games with family and friends.
In January of 2016, they decided to purchase a home together and soon thereafter adopted their beloved pup, Louie. They spent their first weekend of summer vacation that year hiking in Telluride, Colorado, where Casey proposed on a trail overlooking the town and majestic Bridal Veil Falls. With the date set on July 7, 2017, Casey and Julie look forward to the best adventure yet: spending the rest of their lives together.