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Thursday, September 1, 2011

September 1 1956...

That was the year my parents married.
In a beautiful little church in Katoomba in the Blue Mountains.
http://www.katoomba-nsw.com/KatChurches.html
Each year there are dates that stand out in my mind.
Birthdays - 24 September and 29 October. They would be turning 79 and 83.
Sad days - June 13, August 20
Sometimes I just want to pick up the phone. Tell them about the things the children have been up to...about things I've been making...the sewing days I go to...the funny things people say that I know would make them laugh too...even the sad news about a good friends father, just to hear their words of sympathy...
Of course I can't...that's just life...but it's hard to break that habit of just reaching for the phone...


thanks for taking a peek over the fence...

4 comments:

  1. Lovely post. Don't know if you are aware, but the first pic is not showing up.

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  2. So long as the good dates outnumber the bad ones it's not so bad.I can completely relate to the phone calls though.Good, bad, happy or sad I always phoned my mum to tell her. When she died I desperately wanted to tell her. I know that sounds weird but my first thought was to ring her as she was the one person who would know how I felt.
    Fiona x

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  3. Hi. When I got married it became a tradition that one week my Dad would phone me on a Friday night and the following week I would phone him, we did phone in between if we had something to say but, without fail we spoke on a Friday night. When he died my Mum took over so every Friday night for 30 years I spoke to them. When my Mum died I was totally lost on a Friday night, if the phone rang it freaked me out!! My Mum died in 2000 so I have had plenty of time to re-adjust, but I still think about them everyday and miss them both. Big Hugs Linda x

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  4. Special memories... its a lovely wedding picture...
    Hugz

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Nice of you to take a peek over the fence. It's lovely to meet you. Do come in, have a cuppa and a chat. I will talk back...

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