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Midnight at the airport

Picture a six months pregger escorted by a gay friend (not on photo), waiting for a jumbo jet to land and constantly texting and talking on the phone with someone in the US. That's I 1,825 midnights ago. My former college roommate Ying was keeping track of her BF Joseph's arrival in Bangkok where he vacationed for two weeks. Ex-hubster took this photo of us in a garden restaurant. We treated Joseph to dinner before he returned to LA the morning after.


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Comments

Ebie said…
Hazel, you look so radiant in your outfit! And a great accent on the pearls!

Your friend does not look gayish!

Hehehe, you got me into this meme, I joined last week and here I am now on my second entry!
Hazel said…
Sorry Ate Eb, I must have mixed up the info. The guy on the photo is Joseph, certainly straight :)

Did I really? Well, a fun meme, isn't it?
Alicia said…
That color is so pretty on you! You are glowing!
Anonymous said…
You Look Maaarveelllousss!!! Simply Marvelous :)
Hazel said…
LOL! Thank you, Thom :-)
Lorrie said…
You look great. what a great photo...have a good one.
Joops said…
Some women looks rough on their pregnancy but you still looks gorgeous!

Couldn't get a holiday photo since we don't have a scanner so I am sharing grade school photos again.
chubskulit said…
ang ganda ganda mo sis kahit preggy hehehe....

Mine is here
Pacey said…
Gwafa man lagi nga pregger, hehehe...doesn't look like you're juntis uy.
Hazel said…
Tisngi lang, junts diay to nyahahaha!
I just happened upon friday flashback and what fun! I love old pics :)
Alexandra said…
what a great memory!

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