Category Archives: anniversary

Nine Years

My older daughter emotionally posted Monday, “Lord, get me through Wednesday and I will be okay for another year.” My younger daughter responded, “I’m with you sis ” My three boys are unusually quiet. I continue to cope. Today — … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary … To Me

When I checked my notifications this morning, there was one from WordPress. “Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com five years ago.” Wow! Five years! When I checked further, that’s 689 published posts, not including this one. This year, there … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart

For the 40th plus ninth time, Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart! I can’t think of anything more mushy than anything I’ve said over the years. Yet, in each of the “plus” years, I realize how blessed I was to have you for … Continue reading

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September 27

Some dates seem to have more significance than others. August 20 — my birthday. August 31 — the day I got married. November 20 — Karen’s birthday. March 25, April 12, May 19, November 4, November 8 — my children’s … Continue reading

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It Never Gets Old — Happy Anniversary

Sometimes it seems like yesterday. Other times it seems like a  lifetime ago. On this day 48 years ago, I watched in awe as this vision floated down the center aisle of mammoth Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in … Continue reading

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September 27

Some dates seem to have more significance than others. August 20 — my birthday. August 31 — the day I got married. November 20 — Karen’s birthday. March 25, April 12, May 19, November 4, November 8 — my children’s … Continue reading

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What Is Marriage?

I met some of my new neighbors here in Maine over the weekend. One of them noticed the vase of flowers I was lugging and my wedding ring and asked if my wife was with me. I said yes. She’s … Continue reading

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