Wedding Day

This is a photo of my darling Phyllis and myself on our wedding day almost 25 years ago. The color print (an inexpensive drugstore print made from color negative film I think) was starting to fade, so we scanned it to preserve it. Phyllis and I walked to St Michael’s Church from our apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. I remember crossing Broadway with a little old lady cackling and waving a cane and shouting to Phyllis, “Kiss him, you fool!”

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We’ve come along way since that day. Across the country, and four kids later, marrying Phyllis was the best thing I’ve ever done. It hasn’t all been a bed of roses. We’ve weathered kids in intensive care, illnesses, battles with the school district, and financial pressures. But every day and in every way our relationship has grown richer, and I love Phyllis even more (if that is possible) than the day we married.

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One Comment

  1. Catherine Martin March 8, 2017 at 5:38 pm #

    I love this so much – thank you for sharing that one special day and the love you have for each other. The image is truly priceless. Look at the bliss and joy in your faces. I know the pain that comes through the journey of life – I have had a lot of it myself. But then there is this. And it’s what you come back to again and again. Harold, you and Phyllis are so special and truly amazing – so thankful for you.

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