Tanzania Battles, Brennon Evaige

Tanzania, 42, works for DHS. Brennon, 37, is a truck driver. They live in Alexandria.

The Main Event: Their Sept. 29 wedding took place on a cruise ship in Miami, which promptly left for the Caribbean.

How They Met: Through a co-worker who “got tired of me saying there were no good men in D.C.,” Tanzania says. When that co-worker, Brennon’s friend, asked if he would go on a blind date, he replied, “Is she crazy or ugly?”

First Date: TGI Fridays. He wore a suit.

How He Proposed: He hired a photographer and sax player to serenade her, then popped the question.

Most Stupid fight: When Brennon ate her snacks. “Now when we get them we purchase his and her snacks,” he says.

Pet Names: Ike and Tina Turner, “in the happy and earlier days,” she says.

 

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