A classic case of a woman who proposed to her beloved on the 29th February…A Leap year. I found it intriguing! Happy Anniversary Ellen.
I controversially asked for my husbands hand last leap year 2012.
On the twenty seventh of February I asked his mother how she would feel, “if it would cause you any problem at all,” said the nervous I, “we can continue as normal and he need never know”. I heard myself delivering her an exit an escape route.
She heard me out, her piercing blue eyes looking above her spectacles she watched with an intensity of an opthalmic instrument. When I had finished she asked what I would do if he said no. “I will continue to love him as long as he wants me to”. I said.
She closed her book stood up she looked down at my four foot eleven frame and said “You’ll do.” Nodded towards the door and said “close the door on the way out won’t you?”
This lady, born in ninteen eighteen had lived…
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