Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Time machine

This weekend, I was looking for senior portraits for Jilda and me. The idea was to post them on Facebook. I started to ignore it, but the idea was to share things that lifted spirits. 

The more I thought about it, the better I liked the idea, so I went on a mission. I would have sworn that both our pictures were online, but they were nowhere to be found.

I started looking through old pictures that I had not yet scanned. Looking through old photos is always fun.

I found our portraits, but there were tons of other pictures that I pulled out to scan. I shared many of them with friends and family.

There was one picture that I came across that I had never shared before. It was Jilda and me a few years after we married. '

I remember the day this picture was taken. We'd hiked a path down to the Mulberry River and sat for a long while with our feet in the cool water. We saw a beaver and a pileated woodpecker. We enjoyed the sun and the sound of the water. It was a remarkable day.

It's funny how old photographs can serve as time machines. 


13 comments:

  1. How wonderful to have found that particular machine.

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  2. Good stuff, and I'll bet it doesn't seem that far back. She had a cute hat and you had ........ Hair! Thanks and yes it does lift spirits.
    Sherry & jack

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  3. Finding a photo from that time was serendipitous. You two are so in love.

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  4. Looking through old photos is fun but it's also very time consuming..hours pass as though they were minutes.
    Alphie

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  6. I love this picture. You two are are adorable!
    Lisa

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  7. That is a terrific picture. Yes, I agree looking at old pictures is like looking a time machine.

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  8. I love photos old and new! Look how cute you are with your beautiful wife! That photo screams 60's...so fun!

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  9. Time is on our side. Yes, it is... So Happy Together!
    Have that picture framed good Buddy!

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  11. You both look so young in that photo. Thanks goodness for those old photos.
    Stay young, safe and healthy.
    Hugs, Julia

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  12. What a fun remembrance. Would not have recognized this person as a younger you, Rick.

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