Friday, December 20, 2013

My High School Sweetheart

Today is the 30th anniversary of the first date The Engineer and I had. I wrote our love story several years ago when I first started blogging. You can find it here if you're curious.


Oh, and check this out. I can't believe I have a picture of this. Thanks, Momarazzi for documenting my life so well so that my blog can have vintage pictures.


(it'a a photo of a photo in an album, the "assisting" is from the caption for another picture and I don't know how to photo shop...)


The Engineer has made me promise not to put pictures of him on the internet. But this is so classic – he's hiding behind the tuba just like I talked about in those stories. I'm in the white shirt in the front row. Not my best look, but at least you see how young we were when we met. 30 years ago. Where does the time go?

~Tina

P.S Took the plunge. After editing my story for a week, I finally sent it. I'll let you know if and when it gets put up. Meanwhile hit Briane Pagel's blog “lit” because Brian Miller's story is up already.

18 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thirty years is a long time - well done! And I think you look fine.

Jeremy [Retro] said...

sweet story and great memory...

D.G. Hudson said...

Happy Anniversary!! That's quite a milestone.

D.G. Hudson said...

Anniversary of your meeting, I meant, got carried away there. Happy Holidays to you and your family, Tina.

shelly said...

No one would be able to say my Highschool pics reflect how I look today...at all. I don't know how to use photoshop either.

Hugs and chocolate!

JoJo said...

Congratulations and happy anniversary!!!!

Our love story was 30 years in the making too....it just took 30 years to happen from when we met till we finally got together. lol

Andrew Leon said...

I'm always amazed when people know the anniversaries for things like that. I'm doing good if I can remember major birthdays. Like my kids'. And it's not actually uncommon for my wife and me to disagree on some anniversary date (like our wedding) to find out that we were both wrong. But she's usually more wrong.

CA Heaven said...

Same with us. My wife and I have been together since highschool days; 28 years now, I think. And I agree with the Engineer; I don't put pictures of myself on the Internet >:)

Cold As Heaven

Brian Miller said...

i dont think it counts as a picture of him if he is hiding behind a tuba...so use that as your defense if needed...ha....cool...happy anniversary!

Jo said...

I know the dates of weddings and birthdays, but not things like when we met or when we first went out although I know people who do know such dates. Mind you it's a pretty long time ago since we got married. Now what year was it?

Congratulations to you both.

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Tina .. wonderful photos to see - thanks for sharing with us. Lucky you to both be so musical - hope the boys have taken after you ...

Congratulations on 30 years since meeting - enjoy these coming few days .. cheers Hilary

criticalcrass said...

i would've guessed you were in the green. shows what i know. you look fine!

thirty years! WOW!

Rachel said...

I only have two things to say:

1) Good luck!

2) AWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!

ayjay said...

Thirty years! Congratulations!
Hope you are doing well, dear <3

Briane P said...

Lookin' good in that picture! (And The Engineer is, too.) Everytime I read this I get more jealous, and now I find out The Engineer plays tuba? I WANT TO PLAY TUBA.

I'm going to try to read those earlier posts. And your story. Thanks for the plug.

DAVID WALSTON said...

Everyone knows that the brass dates the woodwinds!

klahanie said...

Hi Tina,

Thirty years and I bet it seems more like thirty minutes. The memories forever etched in both your hearts.

Wishing you much encouragement with the story you sent.

Gary :)

A Beer For The Shower said...

And here I just barely celebrated 30 years of life. Congratulations! Whether it's 30 years of marriage or 30 years since your first date, that's still a long time to tolerate the same person's shenanigans. :)