Mayberry

CZ93X62

Official forum enigma
We would have been 'legal' 20 years earlier--me 26, Marie 19. 5-1/2 years between us on 8/18/1981.

One of the many interesting facets of our relationship.......on 8/18/81, I had just come home a week earlier from the hospital following my gunshot wound on 8/3/81 at work. Marie was a nurse working in the ER at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs at that time, but was on a day off at the time of my arrival.

She and I had several such 'near-misses' to meeting one another before and after that incident. A few years later, she lived with a roommate 5 doors west of me in Calimesa. In 1976, she likely handed me burgers and fries at a fast food place she worked at about a miles from a weekend mechanic job I had a mile west of her in Highland.

Does that mean anything? YES--she was and is a beatiful lady, so I obviously was clueless and unobservant.
 

462

California's Central Coast Amid The Insanity
Weird thing: My sister and brother-in-law were married after 1966 high school graduation. A couple, who were their best friends, did likewise. My sister's daughter and the lady's daughter were born two weeks apart. My sister and brother-in-law are still married. The lady's husband was a first-class jerk and the marriage lasted only a few years. I was acquainted with jerk, knew of the lady, but never met her.

Never met her, that is, till December 7, 1981. We celebrated our 37th wedding anniversary May 15.

My wife and sister remain each others best friends.

My marriage-inherited daughter is 55, today.

Fate is a fickle lady, and though it took her those 15 years before she allowed us to finally meet, we're more than grateful.
 

Bret4207

Northern NY Dangerous extremist...???
I can't lay claim to any almosts like in Al's story, but in researching our family histories I found out that parts of both my family and my wifes lived within just a few miles of each other back in merry olde England. Kinda makes you wonder.
 
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CZ93X62

Official forum enigma
I can't lay claim to any almosts like in Al's story, but in researching our family histories I found out that both parts of both my family and my wifes lived within just a few miles of each other back in merry olde England. Kinda makes you wonder.
That it does.
 

462

California's Central Coast Amid The Insanity
During the presidential campaign season, it came out ol' Barry and McCain were related.
 

RBHarter

West Central AR
Yeah ? I had an Uncle that played college football with Jerry Ford . Maybe I oughta run .

I went through a bunch of pictures at Moms yesterday . Man I spent a lot of time with hotties that wouldn't go out with me that ended up in some real poorly marriages . 5'9" 128# out of HS . No abs but I was hard as nails . Man I sure missed the bus with that smart girl oh well probably better off for it anyway .