Say, for a marriage proposal:
What he should have done was take her to Summit County for a romantic weekend (read: BBQ festival), wake up early to watch the sunrise, and drop down to one knee just when the sky is the most colorful:
. . . Kind of like what happened three years ago today when I proposed to the love of my life.
I love you, Kristi! Thank you for the best three years of my life and many more to come!