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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Two years ago on the terrace

I missed my poor blog's birthday. It is two years and one week old. Estorbo started a blog first, in February of 2007, and soon I thought that if a cat could do it, perhaps I could, too. These pictures are from that last week of May, 2007.

It was a solitary time, and after a spell of deep blues, I made a certain amount a peace with it. I liked what I did for a living, who I knew, and where I lived. And it is still my theory now, that until I reached that sense of self and independence, I would not find that elusive, very specific person I was longing for. But at that point I was resigned, and had no theories.

Two months later he arrived on my blog in reponse to a query on mine on his website, chewing Japanese gum because I had written about it.

Uncannily, he met, and surpassed, the laundry list of expectations I had sub-consciously and wittingly long fostered, fine-tuned and dismissed as unachievable in one man.

Now Vancouver will leave our lives, and about that, I am very sad. It is the loveliest of cities.

In six week he will be here, for keeps.

That's about long enough to decently chill a bottle of champagne?

6 comments:

  1. Wow, how time flies. And yet it is perfect. Happy birthday to the blog. The countdown is on. Chill the cat and groom the champagne!

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  2. I didn't know that you met Vince, er Beence, through the blogosphere. How wonderful! I'm sorry that Vancouver will be left behind, but how wonderful that he'll be joining you, permanently, soon!!

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  3. Happy Blogoversary, Marie! Wonderful news that you and Beence -- and Estorbo -- will be together for keeps ...

    Keli'i

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  4. happy blogoversary!
    you met vince via the blog?! incredible. clearly there is a "modern love" column just waiting to happen here ;)

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  5. celebrations all around! love this post and your story :) xx

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  6. Ah, but Vancouver isn't going anywhere, and you can enjoy visiting like locals in the future. :)

    Happy blog birthday, and here's to the future!

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