Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Love (and not in a cheesy way!)

My landlord and landlady came visiting this morning to say good bye before I move. They are the sweetest old couple. Apparently he went to USC and she to UCLA and come the annual big game, they do not talk to each other for the day. She grew up in the house that occupied the plot where the 9 apartment building I live in is located. He grew up seven blocks over and they met at the public library when he was doing some graduate work at USC. They have been married 64 years. And he claims that he still can't read her handwriting. Awww!


Blogger Amardeep said...


Good luck with the move!

July 27, 2005 3:23 PM  
Blogger Urmea said...

Thanks so much Amardeep!

July 27, 2005 4:42 PM  
Blogger thalassa_mikra said...

That's a sweet story. The USC-UCLA is taken pretty seriously by old-timer Angelenos, and I've actually seen articles in the USC alumni magazine asking undergrads how they feel about dating someone from the "other" school. It's all good fun, and helps sell a lot of tickets for the big game.

July 27, 2005 8:22 PM  
Blogger Priya said...

Gosh married for 64 years sounds almost blasphemous, don't you think babe? First, with our kind of lifestyle, thankfully we won't survive that long. And secondly, don't think we'll ever find partners to last that long in wedlock!! ;-)Khali tui-i bujhbi amar moner kotha!!

July 28, 2005 1:48 AM  
Anonymous sugzter said...

So where are you moving to? I guess i joined the blog kinda late, so fill me in. BTW obvoiusly Bruins dont like dating Trojans, cuz UCLA simply rocks and you should never date below you :)

July 28, 2005 12:45 PM  
Blogger thalassa_mikra said...

If only the Bruins were less delusional, they could have done something about the slow slide downwards in every aspect (not just football, where we kick their ass fair and square).

July 28, 2005 10:16 PM  
Blogger Urmea said...

Uh oh - I shall stay out of the conversation and point out politely that Duke sucks.. LOL

July 28, 2005 11:40 PM  
Blogger J. Alfred Prufrock said...

Being married for 64 years could be fun.

Being ALIVE for 64 years and then some - now that would probably suck big time.


July 30, 2005 9:01 PM  
Blogger Neela said...

are you the urmea that i know?

great blog! good luck with the move and mail me offline. t and i are thinking of doing a wild west trip..

and don't ask me what i am doing reading blogs at 1 a.m.


August 07, 2005 10:05 PM  
Blogger Urmea said...

Neela!!!! Yes indeedy its me.
Will mail!
And of course you have to read blogs at 1 A.M - the only alternative is to watch infomercials!

August 07, 2005 10:30 PM  

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