Monday, July 30, 2012

Lifestyles of the Rich and "FAMOUS"

We've had a whirlwind of a time with our engagement party and now wedding planning ..........October 13th is coming up quickly but we're ready!

Got wind that we're famous when I was emailed this article!

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Enamored in Encinitas: High school ended a long time ago for Encinitas sweethearts Phil Gallo and Angie Trulson.

In the mid-1980s, they ran with same crowd. He played football and soccer; she was a gymnast.

But 26 years had passed when Gallo took a knee in front of the waterfall at the San Diego Botanic Garden recently to propose.

"We came from separate junior high schools, but met at San Dieguito High School," he told me on Wednesday. "We had a lot of the same friends."
Trulson left town before he did, but Gallo stayed away longer, studying acupuncture and opening his own business in Los Angeles, where he was living when his mother passed away in 2010.

"In November of 2010, after 25 years of not seeing each other, we ran into each other a local bar ---- the Encinitas Ale House," he recalled. "When we got to talking with one another, she asked me, 'Are you Phil Gallo? I'm Angie Trulson.' So after all that time, we reconnected."

There was no way that Gallo and Trulson, the high school freshmen, could have foreseen their happy-ever-after moment 2 1/2 decades in the future.

"I don't think she thought of it ---- I sure didn't think of it," he said. "We still tell this story to everybody. If we knew then what we know now ... who knows what could have come of it? But you live, you grow, you experience life."

Gallo, now 44, moved back to Encinitas last summer, opening his acupuncture and personal training business, Acu-Fit, after closing up shop in L.A. Their wedding is planned for October.

"She was a really sweet girl" back in high school, he said. "A very cute, blond-haired, blue-eyed, athletic girl. When you're that young, you don't pay too much attention, but she was very outgoing and positive."

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6 comments:

Pink Sun Drops said...

This is SO SWEET. I am SO happy for you guys!!

zenisin said...

Thank you!!!!!!!!! Youve followed me all the way thru......xxoo pink sun drops ~Zeninencinitas

Patti Beck said...

Angie I am so happy for you and Phil.
We had to cancel our camping trip next month because we bought a bigger trailer and it won't fit in the spot I had reserved, hopefully we can get a spot for spring break next March.. Again congratulations!!

zenisin said...

Thanks Patti! Let us know when you are in town and we'll come say hi!

Patti Beck said...

Will do,can't wait to share a drink with you and your family to celebrate :-)

Pink Sun Drops said...

Aw, just saw your sweet comment reply. Yes, I've been there through it all and have had so much fun on your journey with you! I think about that often and whenever I come here to read your latest. You've been there through it all for me, too! I need to send you my 'behind the scenes' blog so you're up on the latest. Can't wait to actually see you one day! And your sweet hubby, too!