Cupid's Crush love story contest winner going to Summerland Resort
The SkyTrain soulmates won the ultimate Valentine’s Day package from Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa.
We have a winner for the Summerland Cupid's Crush Contest. They told us their stories, and you picked your favourite.
SkyTrain soulmates Laura and Mike won the ultimate Valentine’s Day Cupid's Crush package from Summerland Waterfront Resort & Spa. It includes a:
- Two night stay in a spacious one bedroom suite with queen or king bed, a lakeview and balcony.
- Bottle of Okanagan Crush Pad Haywire Pink Bub in your room
- $100 credit for dinner for two at Local Lounge • Grille
Congratulations to the lovebirds and enjoy your stay.
I had just moved from a small town down to the city a couple weeks before I met my man, Mike. I'd gone to a Christmas party with my cousin and was taking the SkyTrain home. It was one of the first times I was taking the SkyTrain alone, and I had a drink or two (no no, I was not drunk!), so I wasn't completely confident finding my way home.
There was a very handsome man in a nice jacket sitting a couple empty seats away from me. I snuck a few peeks thinking I was being sneaky (but have recently found out he had seen me peeking in the reflection in the window).
The SkyTrain stopped at the station before my stop and the doors wouldn't shut again. After a few minutes I got up the guts to ask what we should do. It was an instant spark. He had a wonderful smile and we shared some laughs.
The SkyTrains started running again, but only going the opposite direction I needed to go, so I had to go all the way back around the track. We sat together and told each other about ourselves and ended up almost at my stop again. I finally realized he hadn't gotten off at his stop and asked him where he lived. I was headed to New West and he was headed downtown! He'd taken the train all the way around with me to make sure I was going to find my way home - what a sweet heart! He ended up walking me right to my front door. He leaned in for a hug and I went in for the thank you kiss.
A few days later I took him to a movie to thank him for making sure I got home. Today we live together with our four month old daughter, Lillianna, and dog Tank. Now when the SkyTrain breaks down, I remember that maybe these things happen for a reason and somebody else is finding their Prince Charming.