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Bloomsday - twenty years on.

Bloomsday - twenty years on.

'...and yes I said yes I will Yes.'
As Molly Bloom said, I said 'yes' this day 20 years ago.
Bloomsday, Italia 90 and our wedding day are linked memories
for me as World Cup fever had gripped Ireland the summer
we got married. A dear friend gave me Joyce's collected works
for a wedding present, although 20 years later, I still haven't
got round to reading Ulysses,
In some ways the twenty years seems like a lifetime
ago, at other times it seems to have gone by in the flash
of an eye.
Will catch up with commenting tomorrow as we have
some celebrating to do!

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Linda01-Sep-2010 05:03
A very belated "Congratulations" as I try to catch up with your 'Snapshots and Stories' Gallery. This is a very lovely snapshot ... glad that you posted it . ~V~al
Jeff Real21-Jun-2010 22:06
Congratulation! Twenty and then twenty more all filled with the utmost happiness!
mary 20-Jun-2010 21:59
belated congrats margaret, what al great picture.
Walter O. Koenig17-Jun-2010 22:38
Belated congratulations to you. What a wonderful photo. My wife and I read one novel together every summer and eleven summers it was "Ulysses" which we both enjoyed immensely. A veritable treasure trove. I am sure you will enjoy it. Enjoy your celebration too!
Alan K17-Jun-2010 21:58
Congratulations as well; nice use of the rose as a prop, and the background was well chosen given the theme.
Johnny JAG17-Jun-2010 20:20
Belated congratulations.
LynnH17-Jun-2010 15:31
Congratulations Mairead! Best Wishes for many many many more years of wedded bliss! I love the composition, the rose and the narrative! V
Keith O'Brien17-Jun-2010 11:29
Congratulations to both of you (and thanks for reminding me of my own this Saturday!)
Noël17-Jun-2010 10:06
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary
globalgadabout17-Jun-2010 02:59
those were the days...fantastic image on your anniversary...Ulysses is one of the great's so charming, so absorbing, so challenging...tuck in Mairead, yet more delights are in store...V
slhoornstra17-Jun-2010 02:42
Happy Anniversary. Live long and prosper. A charming photo, a treasure. V
pkocinski17-Jun-2010 02:35
Congratulations on twenty wonderful years together!
Carl Carbone16-Jun-2010 23:10
Happy Anniversary! :-)
Gerhard Ritsema16-Jun-2010 21:36
Congrats! Great picture, great story!
Doug Cruden16-Jun-2010 21:05
Congrats Mairead (and Mr. Mairead!!)'s to another twenty! Try Ulysses again, it really is a fab book... :o)
Monica Ralph16-Jun-2010 20:46
Happy Anniversary Margaret very prity photo I never would have taught you were married that long the nice country air keeps you young.Monica
Patricia Kay16-Jun-2010 20:41
Congratulations Mairead...Hope you are having a wonderful celebration...BV
Betty Vlasiu16-Jun-2010 20:31
Lovely family picture! I Happy Anniversary! BV
Stephanie16-Jun-2010 20:29
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary!
I hope that you both celebrate in style! V
Máire Uí Mhaicín16-Jun-2010 20:18
Happy anniversary to you both!
larose forest photos16-Jun-2010 19:37
Love your nod to Joyce! And a marvelous composition. Best wishes!! VOTE
J. Scott Coile16-Jun-2010 18:12
:-) Good memories!
sue anne16-Jun-2010 17:43
Cngrats on a beautiful day then and now.
Colin Storey16-Jun-2010 17:41
Congratulations and enjoy your celebrations. v
Pat Shawyer16-Jun-2010 17:32
Congratulations Mairead ! Lovely memories for you !
lisamidi16-Jun-2010 17:23
Congratulations, Mairead! And have a lovely celebration time!!! Hugs. Lisa
Nicki Thurgar16-Jun-2010 17:19
Have a lovely time celebrating and congratulations on the 20 years!
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