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The Vintage Vertigo Team ~ An Etsy Team Spirit Finalist

15 February 2015

Inamorata Amusment






Nuts About Love

Driving through Southern California, I stopped at a roadside stand that sold fruit, vegetables and crafts. As I went to pay, I noticed the young woman behind the counter was painting a sign. “Why the new sign?” I asked. “My boyfriend didn’t approve of the old one,” she said. When I glanced at what hung above the counter, I understood. It declared: “Local Honey Dates Nuts”



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Making the Grade

My high-school English teacher was well known for being a fair, but hard, grader. One day I received a B minus on a theme paper. In hopes of bettering my grade and in the spirit of the valentine season, I sent her an extravagant heart-shaped box of chocolates with the pre-printed inscription: “BE MINE.” The following day, I received in return a valentine from the teacher. It read: “Thank you, but it’s still BE MINE-US.”


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Devoted and Determined

During World War II my parents had planned a romantic Valentine’s Day wedding. Suddenly my father, then stationed at Camp Edwards in Massachusetts, received orders to prepare to ship out, and all leaves were canceled. Being a young man in love, he went AWOL. He and my mother were married four days earlier than originally planned and he returned to base to an angry sergeant. After hearing the explanation, the sergeant understandingly replied, “Okay, okay!” Then, as an afterthought: “But don’t let it happen again!”


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We hope you and your's enjoyed a wonderful Valentine's Day!


4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Fun blog post!

Dottie

CraveCute said...

Great stories Dave! What a cute post. Thanks for including Mr Peanut!

John said...

Dave, a great valentine theme blog post. I love the humorous stories. Thanks for featuring my military sheet music!

Team Vintage Vertigo said...

Thanks for visiting and for your kind comments! Always a pleasure seeing you've stopped by!