What does all that have to do with the color of love, this week's Spin Cycle challenge? Bobby Vinton and his songs. "Roses are red, my love, ......." "Blue on Blue, heartache on heartache" And one of my all time favorites was: "..She wore blue velvet, Bluer than velvet were her eyes. Warmer than May her tender
Fast forward to the boom days of Branson, Missouri. Everyone wanted a piece of the upcoming music mecca. In 1993 here it was, Bobby Vinton's Blue Velvet Theater. I paid full price for two tickets to go see and hear Bobby Vinton's love songs of my youth. And I was not disappointed. His voice was still wonderful. Then the band struck the chords and I knew the song, "She wore blue velvet ......" That is when Husband, the man of those long ago dreams, took my hand and led me to the dance area of the theater. He held me close and we danced. My mind was back listening to the 45's and now in the arms of my true love.
|June 30, 1967, Allen, Texas.|
|"Dressed" for characters in 1972 Allen, TX centennial.|
|June 30, 2012, 45th annivesary in the arms of my love.|
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