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Meeting in Austria

Monday, June 10, 2013

I wrote yesterday that our trip included 2 anniversaries. DH and I celebrated our 46th but it’s also been exactly 50 years since DH (on the left) met another freshman engineering student after their chemistry final exam at Brooklyn Polytech. Now they’re walking the grounds of Schoenbrun Palace in Vienna, a long way from Brooklyn.

They met 2 high school girls that summer of 63 and the rest is history.

Here we all are in Vienna.

Our friends married in June 1966 so between us that’s 93 years of married life.
We live on opposite coasts now so the best way to see each other in person is to meet on vacation.

We spent 3 days in Vienna seeing the sites and eating very well. Fortunately right outside our hotel was a beautiful park where I ran each morning along one of the canals leading to the Danube.

We were lucky to have good weather and our ship was just ahead of the heavy rains that caused flooding on the Danube and halted river traffic. Many places that I ran were underwater a few days later.
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