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Sunday, February 10, 2019

From February 10, 1986

Day 91 - I recently found a small, digitized treasure to include today. It does seem quite appropriate that Jay and I are currently relaxing in Malaysia. For you see, the image shown below was from our very first trip together.

On this date in 1986, we were visiting Jay's home in Sri Lanka. Jay and I had met just 10 months prior to the photograph when I came to work at the same company in Saudi Arabia. At the first possibility, we arranged for concurrent vacation time and flew to Colombo. Here, we are on the front porch of the house in Minuwangoda.

Lots of comments that can probably be made regarding weight and hair. I don't think either of us has worn a sarong since either. Yes, a great many things have changed since this image was originally captured. However, many things from our decades of shared experiences seem eternal.

Image Enlargement

(There's only so much editing one can do with a JPG which was scanned years and years ago on now-obsolete equipment. I was able to enlarge the image in order to create a new file. I can't help but find it quite amazing that something which happened a third of a century ago, on a cheap film camera, can now be shared with folks in any location with Internet.)


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