Valentines [99 words]

They were not sentimental people, and they had many differences. He grew irritated over her lack of interest in the arts; she snapped at him for being so unhelpful around the house. They didn’t bother buying gifts for each other. You would never find them exchanging Valentine’s Day cards or candy. In another era, they might have divorced, but they celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary before she died. When he moved into Assisted Living, the attendant asked his secret for so many years of togetherness. He said: “Find the most beautiful girl in the world and make her happy.”

~*~

For the Carrot Ranch

19 responses to “Valentines [99 words]

  1. I think this was lovely paula!

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  2. Reblogged this on A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip! and commented:
    This is so so so so and yes l say it again so true! That’s the secret, workls for me.

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  3. It happens. I have seen it. A lovely post.

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  4. True to the end 🙂

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  5. More used to know the secret. You don’t have to be “matched” in interests. But you do need to be matched in effort. Lovely flash, Paula!

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