Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Couple in the Photo ~

They seem so unposed 
so easy in their love 
Note:
his protective arm 
her contented smile 
It's as though they couldn't imagine 
being anywhere but 
together 
Beautiful, don't you think 
that after all this time 
those two happy people
       are still
       us _

72 comments:

  1. Aww! That is beautiful! The way it should be after many years! :)

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    1. Hi Anne
      How lovely to see you here.
      And thanks for the lovely comment.

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  2. Beautiful as always!! Thanks for stopping by!! I am late returning visit as i was tied up with our church Flea Market...

    Hugs,
    Deb

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    1. Many thanks, Deb.
      It's a joy to have you visit.

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  3. A couple that espouses true love...this is wonderful :-)

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    1. Thanks very much, Keith ... smiles ...

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    1. So very glad it made you smile, Kathy ...
      Thank you ... ;o)

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  5. How on earth did you know I have that photo?

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    1. I don't know how I knew, Geo
      I just did ... LOL
      Thanks for popping by ...

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  6. Awww, how very very sweet! Love is so beautiful and your poem captures it with so much charm! Wonderful words, wonderful thought!

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    1. Lisa
      And your words to me are wonderful ...thanks so much dear.

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  7. ...and what a beautiful blessing that is. :-)

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    1. Hi Carrie
      It truly is a blessing
      Thanks for the visit.

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  8. smiles...nice reveal in the end
    that it is you...
    nice appreciation of 'us' in this...

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    1. smiles ... brian ...
      I liked your comment ...thank you ...

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  9. love it - expresses perfectly a love that lasts.

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    1. hi sandy ...
      i am so glad you loved it ... thank you ...

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  10. For those lucky enough to find it, what a true blessing it is!

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    1. hi lisa
      i am 'one of those lucky ones' so very blessed.
      so nice of you to drop by ... thank you ..

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  11. Yes, it is a beautiful blessing :-) Congratulations!

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  12. It is wonderful to see this, Margie. And one can usually tell right away.

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    1. Hi Jim
      Thank you and it's wonderful to have you visit .
      I was able to 'tell, right away' I'm a lucky girl ...

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  13. Oh, how sweet this post is! Nothing like true love :)

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    1. Thank you, Martha .
      An't love grand?
      I know you know ...

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    1. Many thanks, Linda
      I appreciate the kind words ...

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    1. Thanks V.
      Your comment made me smile ... ;o)

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  16. Togetherness, sweet they're. Sweetly you described.

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    1. Hi Sangay
      Thank you for the visit .
      I enjoyed your comment ...

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  17. You my dear are blessed to have such a wonderful relationship. Hugs.

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    1. Bonnie,
      I was blessed 'way back then' and keep on being blessed 'each day that passes'
      Thanks for the sweet comment .. Hugs

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  18. Oh Margie...what can I say?
    How utterly beautiful and inspiring...I am so happy for you xxx

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    1. Ygraine
      What you said was 'perfect'
      Thanks dear for being happy for me .. xxx

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  19. Beautiful and a big YES, dear friend!!!

    Hugs
    xxx

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    1. Hi Jan
      Thanks for the kind words and the resounding "YES"

      Hugs dear friend ...xxx

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  20. oh i found you my sweetest angel...gosh I miss stalking you, you are the best poet ever ....i miss you so much

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    1. Lorraine
      I am glad you found me too .. I was a little lost without you ...
      You, a stalker ... LOL .. no way!
      I like that you think I am 'the best poet ever' even though I know it's far from true .. but thanks so much , sweet girl ...xo xo

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  21. Enormously beautiful, Margie.

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    1. Thanks very much, Faye.
      Your kind words are very appreciated ...

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  22. Hi Margie! What a love story the two of you are! I know you are a very great role model for your children...and anyone who knows you. You have been richly blessed! Thank you for sharing your happiness with us :)
    Blessings,
    Ceil

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    1. Ceil
      Such kind words that made me feel happy ...
      Thanks so much ...

      Blessings to you ....

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  23. Awwwww!!! Love this Margie ;o) xoxoxo

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    1. Hi Stacy
      I am glad you loved it ...
      Thanks dear ... xoxo

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  24. Hi Margie - great thoughts here .. and wonderful you are like this yourself with your beloved .... I saw a couple this week on the tv celebrating 80 years of marriage - yes I did say 80 years! They looked exactly as your poem describes ... and they were both with it and looked really well .. both over a 100!!

    Lovely - cheers and enjoy Labor Day - Hilary

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    1. Hi Hilary
      How wonderful to have seen that couple on tv celebrating 80 years of marriage .
      Thanks for the kind words ... they mean so much to me ...

      Tomorrow on Labor Day, we shall have a cookout with the kids and granddaughter ...

      Cheers Hilary ... thanks for the visit ...

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  25. aww. beautiful statement of what is and what is is the best - love that lasts!!!

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  26. A treasures poem about a match made in heaven

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    1. Hi Marja
      Such a sweet thing to say ... love it ... thank you ...

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  27. Few words that speak volumes. Beautifully said! Hugs

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    1. Thanks very much, Maggie's Kitty Corner for the visit and kind words ..
      Hugs back ... take care ...

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  28. And I'm back this time, for sure, I'll catch up I'm too tired to do it now but I will re-bookmark everyone, love you angel

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    1. Lorraine
      Back for sure .... yay!
      Love you ...xo

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    1. Hi Sharmon
      I really liked your comment ... it made me smile ... many thanks ...

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  30. Oh wow, you're a lucky woman...

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  31. oh and my new blog, let's see how long it stays: woahtherecowboy.blogspot.com

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  32. Whenever I see an old couple, that's exactly my sentiments. They have passed the test of time and that's what I call true love.

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  33. Aw, I loved this. It is very sweet. My husband and I celebrated our 29th anniversary in July this year. :)

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  34. I'm here angel, phone fully charged coffee cup full and I'm not going anywhere today, call anytime, love 'ya and i prayed my heart out this morning for you, for Jake for Jeff..and I'll keep on praying until he's with you again, and happy as can be, I'm always here....

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  35. And well you deserve it my friend,
    Goodlife

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bearing its own gifts ...
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