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Perfect Date

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“You and I, the two of us, in the park. We have all day to talk about everything — just us.”



Side Story :

Today, three years ago, my wife and I got married.

Prior to that, we were dating for about 3.5 years.

So, to sum it up, we’ve been together for 6.5 years — where we spent more than 4.5 years living apart; cross-cities in Indonesia (between Bandung, Jakarta, Balikpapan) and even cross-countries (between Indonesia, Japan and Singapore).

Of all the odds, I can tell you that we talked almost everyday, ever since we started dating.

We use phone, SMS, e-mail, Skype, Y!M, etc… every means that we can use.

We talked about nothing, anything and everything — and still, we never ran out of topic to talk about.

I wish for a lot more years for us to talk.



Happy anniversary, dear.



*Yoyogi-Koen, Tokyo, Japan


PS: Today is also my father’s sweet 70th birthday and Indonesian Independence Day. Plenty of reasons to celebrate the blessings of this day, no? :D


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13 responses

  1. Wow! So many things to celebrate! :) So, Happy Anniversary to you and your wife + your father + your country :)
    Good picture too! ;-)

    August 17, 2011 at 20:43

    • Thanks, Helder :-).

      August 18, 2011 at 00:04

  2. Congrats, my friend! :o)

    nice photo too! =D

    August 17, 2011 at 21:30

    • Thank you, Mike.

      August 18, 2011 at 00:04

  3. windu

    Happy anniversary
    Itungannya milad juga bukan ya?
    Anyway, semoga kedepannya Allah meridhoi segala amal ibadah, semoga semakin mantap dalam menjalani roda kehidupan…amiiinnn

    August 17, 2011 at 21:35

    • Hummm, untuk bapakku sih ya jelas milad hehehe… terima kasih, Windu.
      BTW, masih di Korsel kah?

      August 18, 2011 at 00:05

  4. Happy anniversary Gm. Agree with Mike the photo is super too.

    August 17, 2011 at 21:42

    • Thanks, Christakis :-)…

      August 18, 2011 at 00:05

  5. Qno

    Thank you for tonight. It was great night, and a perfect date. As always. Happy anniversary, kangmas..

    August 18, 2011 at 00:24

    • *Reply for this comment is sent in private…
      **wink-wink :D

      August 18, 2011 at 07:35

  6. congrats…. may you never ran out of topics !! image really works for the occasion..

    August 18, 2011 at 23:00

    • Thanks for the wishes, Georgie :-).

      August 18, 2011 at 23:33

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