Though Piper and Jim had worked for the same company for several years, they’d never gone beyond some random 'hellos' and shy smiles from time to time, Jim remembers. Eventually, their paths crossed at a work party. We found that beyond a definite attraction, we had a lot in common, Jim says. Soon, the two were an item. The Bride Piper Murray, 25, merchandise planner The Groom Jim Wright, 28, merchandise planner The Date October 8 Once Jim had the engagement ring in hand, he planned to wait to propose to Piper -- but it turned out, he hardly could! She’d been away on a trip, which deferred him for two days, but the day she returned, he headed over to her apartment. Early in our relationship I had asked Piper to dance one night in her kitchen, so again the night of the proposal I asked her to dance, Jim says. While the couple slow-danced to Ronan Keating’s When You Say Nothing At All, Jim got down on one knee and asked Piper to marry him. She was so surprised all she could do was nod her head emphatically yes! he recalls.