Always the bridesmaid?

In truth, in over 59 years, for whatever reason, I havent been to that many weddings in my life. Not quite sure of numbers, but a dozen, or less, quite likely. And those I have been to, always as a guest, and nothing more. Never been a bride, cant even remember getting to be a bride on stage, even! Yes, thats right, never been a bridesmaid either! Until now! Well, not quite now, but in 3 weeks, and 2 days time, yes, I will be. My current concern is more about not messing things up, given there will be very limited opportunities for a rehearsal, given I will only arrive in town about 2 days before the big event! I know, all will be fine, but this is me…!

I’m not saying that at 59 years, and 6 months (to the day), that I will be the oldest first time bridesmaid ever, but I suspect I’d be near the top of that list! Before you ask, yes, I’m definitely looking forward to it, and honored to have been asked, as I’d given up on it ever happening by now. No, I dont expect to ever make the oldest first time bride list, I might add! Maybe, who knows, but breath wont be held lol!

To be honest, currently at least, my biggest concern about it all, is my back! Thankfully the back brace corset does seem to be capable of allowing me to stand still for more than a couple of minutes at present, but how long that really will work for, I have no idea. And no, I dont want to be a bridesmaid in a wheelchair lol! I’m sure I wouldnt be the first, but yes, I’d rather be able to pass on that, all the same, given I can walk, and stand, at the moment at least.

But yes, me, the blushing bridesmaid. Never thought it would happen, but really looking forward to it now. Now, if I can catch the bouquet lol…?

The video, very apt for a wedding. I cant believe I havent used this here before, but seemingly not, so…

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Could I be the one for you?

OK, fine, to the few of you who read both blogs, this is a double post, so dont concern yourselves too much with running to the other, whichever that may be?

And yes, some of this may relate to today’s date lol!

But firstly…

Last night, thanks to some wonderful people at Bradford Cathedral, I got the chance to see Clara Bow on a big screen. Well, yes, anything bigger than a laptop monitor would be something, but anyway…

Lets say that its not hard to see why Clara was a silent movie star. She has a wonderfully expressive face, and good acting skills. Of the male stars, Charles Rogers (Jack) impressed me too with his skills, but Richard Arlen (David) came over less well, to be honest. But the film, especially the flight sequences really are quite something.

The staff at the Cathedral were wonderful, the organist was very good (both musically, and in person), and they even provided us with wine and nibbles too! All in all, a wonderful evening.

OK, to the silly bit, as yes, it is February 14th, after all! Well, at this point, I’m assuming all my Valentine cards have gone to my work address, as none have arrived here. Right, fine, I’m not really expecting any at work either, but a girl can dream. Probably why I’m doing a late shift tonight, was never considered as a likely to be being wined, and dined!

I know, I know, I’m not the type to throw myself at men, or women (yes, bi), or indeed show inclinations to romance, but I dont remember that ever stopping the likes of Gable in the past!

No, I cant remember the last time I got a Valentine card, nor do I realistically expect to get one in the near future, but as I say, a girl can dream.

Ah well…You might get a shock when I next post on Monday, but dont hold your breath!

Fine, lastly, the video. If I said the name, Donna Lewis, one song generally comes to mind. But there is so much more to her music career, and this is a much more recent number. As I say, for someone, I could be the one?