Friday, December 6, 2013

We share moments...

She sat alone quietly in the backseat of the parked car.
She smiled shyly as the wedding photographer buzzed around taking photographs through the windows.
Up ahead in the distance, she could see a crowd gathering outside of the city hall.

A group of tourists walked by following a guide with a paddle.
She was a bit embarrassed when they noticed the white dress and veil.
"It's a bride!"

She had to smile.  She was a bride.  She was about to marry the man of her dreams.
It was almost time.

The tourists walked on past.  It was now time to go.
The car slowly advanced the short distance to the entrance of the hall.

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Her handsome groom was so eager to greet her.
He rushed to open her door and hand her a bouquet of flowers.
Once she saw him, her face broke into a huge smile and tears glittered in her eyes.

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As she emerged from the car with the gentle assistance of her future husband,
they couldn't resist stealing a sweet kiss.  

A loud cheer rose up from the crowd.
 Family and friends mingled with strangers and tourists.

It seemed no one could resist clicking photographs of the beautiful couple.
All of us beaming and happy to be a part of this sweet life moment.
 The joy and excitement was contagious.

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The couple was so generous.
She laughed and waved to us all.  He couldn't take his eyes off of her.

They didn't seem to mind that a group straight off the cruise ship
had happened upon their happy event and wanted to be a part of it.

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A few quick words from friends.  A quick hug to someone special in the crowd.
Then they were guided up the stairs and into the building for the ceremony.

I was walking through the charming Italian city of Genoa with a tour group when we all
found ourselves the surprise guests at this wedding.

It was such a special moment and I admit that I cried as if they were close friends.

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There is just something about weddings, isn't there?

“Some moments are nice,
some are nicer,
 some are even worth writing about.”
― Charles Bukowski

You know how I love a good travel moment.

Everyone experiences those special moments that really make you stop and feel.

They ground you, excite you or bring a tear to your eye.

It's a connection to a time, place or person that you don't ever want to forget.

And I want to read about yours, so welcome to my new monthly link up!
I so hope that you will join in and share your stories.

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1. Share a moment.  This is where your storytelling skills come in to play.  
2. Grab the the button. (Let me know if you have any trouble with it.)
3. This is a Monthly Link Up.  We will do this on the first Friday of each month.
4. Connect!   Visit several (or all) of the links and read their stories.  Be sure to leave a comment. 

I hope this encourages you to be on the look out for those special moments and stories.

The link up will be open for several weeks, so check back for more moments.

Will you share a moment?


  1. Great idea! I'm going to have to go through photos and remember a story! the one that springs to mind (but pre-digital cameras) is when I saw the late Queen Mother visiting her family castle in Scotland. We were just there randomly and she was visiting family in the private bit but had to walk past us gawkers to get to her car.

  2. Ok I will admit it your post made me teary eyed!

  3. Weddings are so sweet. I cry even if I don't really know the person

  4. Ahhh I love a good wedding. Thanks for sharing :)

  5. They look so happy :) What a beautiful moment for everyone!

  6. Oh, this is so beautiful! I had a few moments on my recent trip to Spain. I'm going to have to write something up for this link-up!

  7. I'm glad I'm not the only one moved by these sweet moments. xx

  8. Please join in! I can't wait to read about them :D

  9. It was adorable. I had tears running down my cheeks. My companions thought I was silly, I'm sure. 

  10. You're welcome, Sammy! It was just too sweet. And Genoa was wonderful. I'll be posting more soon. 

  11. I try to blame it on hormones, but it was just so beautiful. 

  12. I'm so glad that you get it! And I'm happy that I conveyed just some of how special it was. :D

  13. I'm so glad that you joined in! Thank you so much for sharing your travel moment. I hope you'll join in monthly :D

  14. What a joyous experience! Love your moment :)

  15. I love yours! Thank you so much for linking up! xoxo

  16. I just love this! Not only do your photos tell the story but your words just add so much sweetness to the moment. I would like to try my hand at something like this post…I just need to travel somewhere now! ;-)

  17. You don't need to go far at all. Exploring close to home is just as much fun!! :D Although you do need to come to London!!!


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