Old Loves

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  1. Hoot Crawford

    Hoot Crawford Well-Known Member
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    Okay, it's 3 a.m. and I can't sleep. Having a glass (or 3) of merlot, listing to Dave Brubeck/Diana Krall/etc. Remember an old flame I haven't seen in, oh, 45 years or so. It ended badly, as those things so often do, but I mostly remember the pure joy of the beginning.

    She flew me to the moon....

    Time for more wine.

    Hoot
     
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  2. Tim Burr

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    First off, welcome to our group.
    Next, I applaud your choice in music. Brubeck, Stan Getz, Krall, Astrud Gilberto, Chet Baker, etc. always hit the spot.
    I think most of us have had thoughts of past loves or events in the wee hours...
    For me, I might even add a cigar into the mix on rare occasions.
     
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    Oh - I love these posts, sharing your thoughts :)
    As for your choice in music ............. groovy ...............:cool:
     
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    Yeah, guess we all have some of those sweet memories. Welcome to the club, Hoot.
     
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  5. Shirley Martin

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    I had a love. We made the stars fall down,
     
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    Yup, I'm sure that I have some old loves / infatuations but by now they are very old!
     
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  7. Shirley Martin

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    Everybody needs a love like that at least once in their life.
     
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    I recall the scene all too well. Would love to illustrate it, explain it, submerse in the memory of it, but fear doing so. Today, I would go to jail. Then,. she being as "adult" at 16 as any 25 year old, willing, happy, acting out of pure love for another, gave me the one and only opportunity to believe I truly loved another............it has never been repeated.

    Today, I'd go to jail. What a set-back for today's young adults, who now must clandestinely go about yesterday's open business. Frank
     
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    Ah yes. I remember him well, the boy with the purple eyes. We were seventeen. The sun rose in his eyes.
     
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    My first love ;
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  11. Shirley Martin

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    She ?
     
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    Well, the teddy isn't wearing pants soooooo.......
     
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    Non specific gender type Teddy.
     
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    Shirley - I agree. Do you suppose she remembers things the same way I do? Or, maybe the question should be, does she remember me at all? Hmmmm. I'll never know, of course.
     
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    She remembers.
     
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    I guess I think it's a she because she wears her heart on her chest. Us girls do that.
    Or maybe that's your heart and she wears it as a trophy. :D
     
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  18. Frank Sanoica

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    Mine was not a boy.........
    Frank
     
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    My poor teddy bear got pregnant and then got exposed to 'Pure Evil'.
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    Poor Teddy. I hope it was worth it.
     
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    Haven't been on this site for a while. As an FYI, I looked up this old flame on line about 8 or 9 months ago. She still lives in the same little town back in Ohio. No way I'd attempt any communication, but I just wanted to see if she was still living, I guess. I think she is about 64 or so now, and a grandmother several times over. Tried to find her on FB, with no success.

    p.s. - no wine involved today.
     
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    Welcome back again, @Hoot Crawford , and hoping you spend more time here this time around.......

    Even if you never connect with your long lost love again, I am sure that it made you feel good to know that she is still here on this earth.

    If you see information on her kids or grandkids, look for them on facebook, and she might be listed as a friend for one of them.
     
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  23. Shirley Martin

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    Like I said on @Frank Sanoica 's thread, It may be better to not make contact. She is 45 years older and so is @Hoot Crawford. Sometimes it's better to let memories be just that, sweet memories.

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  24. Vinny Waccio

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    Let's see. My wife is my third love and relationship. The first one is married to a woman and is bipolar. She claims that angels talk to her and she even changed her name to what they told her too. Oh, she also cheated on her husband and served him with divorce papers as soon as his last college tuition check cleared for her son from another man's son. She bragged about how she played him.

    My second one became a crack addict and then a prostitute to pay for her habit. Had a baby with one of her nameless Johns. Kicked the crack and became a stripper who married one of her wealthy lap dance customers even though he is 22 years older than her. Her last email to me, before I changed it, was that she was heading off to help her daughter kick her crack habit.

    So much for past loves. I did hit the jackpot with my current wife. She put up with me for 46 years. Funny how heartbroken I was when my first too loves cheated on me. Thought the world was coming to the end. Instead it was the best two things that ever happened to me and resulted in the good life and marriage I now enjoy. Glad they cheated.
     
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  25. Sheldon Scott

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    Several years ago I was reading a friend's post on facebook when I saw the name of one of my early loves answering the post. I sent a message saying "hi, remember me?" We've been facebook friends ever since and she came to see me in the hospital when I had my knee replaced. I introduced her to my wife, in case anyone is wondering.
     
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