Please vote for Mel!

Mel and Steve Mel’s entered a bride competition, please vote for her! She’s at the top right-hand corner.

Note: The “Vote here for” is an e-mail link, it can be sent in with just the subject or you can add some comments in the message body. Voting is open until the end of January.

When I was seven my family spent the summer travelling around Australia. We were trekking with a group through a forest-y area and came to rest by a small waterfall. While sitting in and around a pool at the top Dad started badgering Mel to get in the water. She refused, he insisted. This somehow ended up with him trying to drag her in, which in turn resulted in both of them being flung head-first over the fall.

Now I immediately started tearing up and a nice stranger tried to comfort me. “Don’t cry, look they’re fine. Everyone’s okay.” That did shut me up, but only for his benefit. I didn’t have the heart to admit I was only crying because one of them had rolled on and squashed my foot on the way over.

So vote for Mel! If not because she’s sweet and charming, then because she has the best take on how she likes her toast (”Oh I don’t want to kill it, just scare it a little”), could probably bench-press me, wrote me letters from the tooth-fairy when we were little, and has survived a trip over a waterfall (not to mention her little sister).

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  • valerie said,
    January 23, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    I noticed your sis’s last name on the contest… interesting, to me, we have a lot of that name around here. One of the “big” names around here – some original settlers of the town. Okay you may now return to your regularly scheduled day.

  • Astrolog said,
    January 25, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    I Vote your sister Melissa Valle contest. I hope she will be very happy bride.

  • char said,
    January 28, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    Sweetheart you know I’ll be voting for Mel!!

  • Chris said,
    February 8, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    They are a very cute couple. I’ll vote for Mel, she is a very beautiful bride.

  • Belinda said,
    April 7, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    Your sister is a beautiful bride! And those are beautiful cats!

  • Apply Iva said,
    June 28, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    Damn your sister is very pretty ! Shame I missed the voting now 🙁

  • July 17, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    a nice read, will she be entering any other competitions ?

  • August 10, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    why doesn’t your sister do modelling hun ?

  • September 4, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    a very pretty girl hun

  • kevin said,
    September 25, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    she will be very happy and beautiful bride.

  • Hans Mast said,
    September 30, 2007 9 years, 277 days ago

    Beautiful bride! Too bad it’s too late for me to vote…

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