Saturday, July 28, 2007

Celebration!!!

Yes, a huge Celebration today.

If only in my mind.

I remember my beautiful proud Mother.

I remember my beautiful attentive maids. I remember that I made their dresses of beautiful floral chiffon over matching taffeta.

I remember my brave father who taught me that I could do anything that I believed I could.
I remember that it was not 10:15....wonder why we didn't have that clock fixed. We had no wedding planner person.

I remember ........ going to pick up my dress that morning and as I turned on the corner of 4th and Austin Avenue wondering ...was I doing the right thing. After all, I was only 18 and 26 days.





Here we go starting the first day of the rest of our life......he is still just as handsome....
Forty-five years is a long time. Don't you think?

16 comments:

  1. Eighteen. What a young bride...all fresh faced and a newly married woman. Now it's been 45 years...what a supreme accomplishment in this day and age. Starting out so long it probably feels like you grew up TOGETHER. I wish you both heartfelt congratulations and a sincere wish for MANY more. Happy Anniversary!

    (in 6 weeks we'll be celebrating 30 years...I felt like such a child even at 23...but boy was I blessed)

    XOXO

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  2. I meant to say 'starting out so YOUNG not LONG. typed too fast.

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  3. Conratulations to you both, that is some achievement alright. i love how you wrote this post. Thanks for yet another amazing comment on my blog. Cheers to many many more happy years together.
    xox

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  4. Congratulations!!! Wow! beautiful post. Enjoy the celebrations and may they last many years more :-)

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  5. Look at the two of you!! young, beautiful couple with so much ahead of you. Does it seem like a blink? How could so many years have passed? What a wonderful, wonderful day to celebrate. This is a beautiful post, my dear, just beautiful.
    Best ~ Rella

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  6. What a surprise to see what you have accomplished today! Congrats!
    My sister married the day after she graduated and it has been 48 years for her.
    Keep up the good work.

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  7. Oh, your photos made me feel very emotional... You look so beautiful! Happy Anniversary!

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  8. Happy Anniversary, forty five years is a great acheivement, marrying so young you could easily have another thirty years ahead of you, image that celebration.

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  9. Happy anniversary to you and DH. I had just turned 23 when we got married. My daughter is that age now. Now 23 seems so young! Congratulations on 45 years of marital bliss!

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  10. What a beautiful young bride you were! 45 years ~ that an amazing achievement!
    Congratulations and I wish you many more wonderful years together.

    Have a fabulous week.

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  11. Wow! What a wonderful marriage! Congrats to you and your handsome hubby. You certainly were a beautiful bride! Eighteen and 26 days... yes, you were young... but oh so wise, I am sure.
    Happy happy day!

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  12. I read this post with delight! Congratulations and a very Happy Anniversary to both of you.

    Darla

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  13. looks like it was the right decision...45 years...congrats...blessings, rebecca

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  14. Happy Anniversary dear Sharon...

    beautiful - all of you...

    xox - eb.

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  15. How wonderful to have grown up with the same love for so long! He was quite the fox, eh? No wonder you snatched him up!

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  16. sorry, I was link surfing and forgot to change back to my own!

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