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Friday, July 5, 2013

Once Upon A Time...

This is Mr R. and myself on holiday last year in South Australia. But....
Once upon a time in a galaxy far, far away we looked like this...
On this day in 1969 we met for the very first time. This is our engagement photo above. Look at those young faces LOL. Yes it was across a crowded dance floor and all that..at the now sadly demolished Festival Hall in Brisbane where there was a "Battle of the Bands" going on for a local radio station and you could dance the night away. My friend had her eye on someone else when in true "romantic"  fashion the crowd parted and through he and his friend walked and the rest as they say is history. I have always been a sentimental fool so thought I would share it with you. Are you sentimental about these sorts of things??
On the sewing front I am enjoying my hand quilting but I really wanted to try out the blue on my little birdies to see how it looked.
I think it is quite pretty so full steam ahead for the blue or threads and needles at thirty paces...something like that anyway.
It is such a gorgeous sunny winter's day here today. The sun is streaming on to my back verandah.
What is it about sunshine that just cheers your soul???? Seeing as  I have been having very insistent visits from my creative faerie of late (hence Winter Mate yesterday)  I am going to sit in this beautiful sunshine with my pencils and paper and give myself over to her and see what appears on the paper. So stay tuned!
Have a lovely day,
Blessings Michelle xxx
PS oops! almost forgot....
Hop over to Cheryll's and sign up too and join us for a spot of stitching....I'll be quilting :)

19 comments:

  1. There's nothing wrong with being sentimental, its a beautiful story. Enjoy your day.

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  2. One of the things I love about you is that you are sentimental... me too! I just love the photos of you two...xxx Great post! Have a great day!

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  3. How romantic..
    I'll be sewing along to night with the "gang" - its a "borders" night for me...well that's the plan.

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  4. I agree with Susan above - a lovely story to remember as the years go by. Good luck with your sitting in the sunshine with the creative fairy Michelle - send her this way when she gets a spare minute please :-)

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  5. Its a beautiful day here also and senitmental stories are alive and well in my heart.

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  6. look at those baby faces! What a handsome couple you two make then and now.
    Enjoy your sunshine!

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  7. Ah, Michelle......we were all young and lovely then, sigh.......that creative fairy is poking her head up now and then here too.

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  8. What a lovely pair, then...still.
    Best wishes to you both always.
    Enjoy your sunshine, how about sending some down.
    thank you for little "Winter Mate" he is so cute.
    Hugs R.

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  9. happy meetingversary.... sentimentality holds a lot of memories.... lovely stitching and will have fun with you and lots of other cybermates tonight...
    Hugz

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  10. ohhh that is so romantic Michelle,love your story.I also love your birdie in blue,enjoy your evening.xx

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  11. Nothing wrong with being sentimental. You both look pretty good in both photos.

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  12. I think it is wonderful that you are sentimental and I am sure your hubby is too;-) hope you had a fun night of stitching and look forward to your creations . Hugs Sheila

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  13. Awww, something else we have in common, I met my hubs in 1969 but in October. we met at our Sports and Social Club, we both worked for the same company, but in separate departments. How different it was in those days now you have me reminiscing as well!! Hugs Linda x

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  14. Such gorgeous memories!!!! Hope you had a productive day!

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  15. I cant believe you recall the date you met Mr. R. It must be true love. I met Mr. P years before we started going out and although I can recall the first time we met I didnt make a note of the date because he was so bogun I had no thought of eventually marrying him!

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  16. Oh yes, I'm another sentimental girl, and it's lovely to be that way. lol
    Cheers, Anita.

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  17. A lovely photo, then and now. It's great to be sentimental. I love your stitching. Shirley

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  18. I couldn't tell the pics apart... you both still look handsome and beautiful... AND HaPPy ! :)

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  19. You are both so cute...now and then! Loved hearing your sentimental journey. Congrats!

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