Day 2581: Shocks to the system

Every day, there are shocks to the system, as you can see in my Friday Fotos:

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Some shocks to the system are nicer than others.

Any change from routine can be a shock to the system. Starting tomorrow, I’m off for a vacation that will include several shocks to the system, like

  • Hanukkah,
  • Christmas,
  • seeing my 21-year old son Aaron in a tuxedo,
  • my fiancé Michael wearing his first suit ever, and
  • Michael and I getting married a week from today!

Here‘s “Shock to the System” by Yes.

It’s not a shock to my system that one member of the soon-to-be-married couple loves Yes and the other one decidedly does not. Differences may be a shock to the system but they make life much more interesting.

For regular readers of this blog, my ending with gratitude cannot possibly be a shock to the system.

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23 thoughts on “Day 2581: Shocks to the system

  1. I am so excited for your wedding!!!! (I love the ‘yes’ difference, that one says ‘no’ to.

  2. My first suit ever was at age 8 when my big sister got married. It had short trousers!

  3. Here comes the big countdown, Ann! Seven days away …

  4. I do hope Michael’s suit is not too much of a shock to the system

  5. Drag queens are no longer as shocking to most people as they used to be–although to some of us drag queens never were shocking–and we have Ru Paul to thank for that. There’s a home with a giant inflatable Hanukkah bear that I pass by each morning. It’s become an annual tradition and I never know when exactly it’s going to go up so it’s always a pleasant surprise. It was also a pleasant surprise when you announced you and Michael were getting married.
    At a time when I regularly hear people say “nothing can shock me anymore” I’m happy to have all these wonderful shocks to the system.

  6. As long as you are both willing to *say* yes, there is no need for both of you to listen to Yes.

    Love to hear how Michael came to decide on wearing a suit for the wedding,and look forward to (hopefully) seeing a pic of Aaron in a tux.

  7. puella33

    I’ll be thinking of you, Ann. I wish you a nice vacation and many warm thoughts on your new chapter in life 🙂

  8. What an awesome countdown Ann. Yes, you both rock!

  9. We all have shocks to the system at times it is how we deal with them that matters

  10. We all look forward to your wedding, and I wish you all the happiness you can handle!

  11. Pingback: Day 2582: Celebrating with you! | The Year(s) of Living Non-Judgmentally

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