What Song Punctuated Your Romance?

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"If music be the food of love, play on,"  wrote Shakespeare in "Twelfth Night".     The  Bard probably knew from experience how passion is nourished by sweet sounds.

Most lovers have a signature song that whenever it's  heard later in life will rekindle memories of the beginnings of their romance.

Our song is "Misty".  The Erroll Garner classic.  When I saw the Bliss cartoon above in the Trib one morning, I looked up across the breakfast table and jokingly asked my wife, "Do you remember our song?"

She laughed at the absurdity of the  question.  Then  I started to hum a few bars.  I could see that same love light in her eyes that I first saw 46 years ago.  Time had not deflected  Cupid's missile.

Later I Googled the song and read the lyrics, strands of which I  whispered in her ear that night  as  we danced to Sarah Vaughan's sultry interpretation.

"Look at me, I'm as helpless as a kitten up a tree. And I feel like I'm clinging to a cloud. I can't understand. I get misty just holding your hand."

Is your song as beautiful as ours?

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  • I don't have one, but I figure that for 20 somethings it probably is "that song on the American Family Insurance commercial." Bumpers are all I recognize.

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