Thursday, June 24, 2010

11 ( missing 6) + 21 = 32 total (s/b 38)

It's our Anniversary today. We were married in 1972 on June 24th. Then we had a six year split after 11 years. We also got married on June 24th in 1989. (I thought that way he wouldn't forget the date) How is that for a story. So we really don't keep count, it just our Anniversary Day!


You can see our wedding in '72 our second wedding in '89 and a picture of us today.

You can click to enlarge this picture.


I fell in love with this song when I was watching Hairspray. So the part of my husband is being played by James Woods and I am being played by John Travolta. (my second love) I hope you find time to watch it because it's very cute. Watch for the shooting stars when they are dancing in the laundry!





I decided that this is officially our song now. Speaking of songs we, never had one before. My husband didn't like to dance so we didn't do the normal wedding dance song. We actually had our wedding at church, the dinner in the basement of the church. Then it was a big open house at my parents. My dad had remodeled the basement for this occasion and it had a lovely bar. Outside in the backyard a bar was also set up in the garage and the music was blaring. We left for our honeymoon which was at Mackinaw Island in Michigan but we were told that people stayed until 3am dancing and having fun! (remember this was the early 70's)


I love you honey ~ ALWAYS ~







P.S. You want to know about the always? Yes please! When we got married we had our rings engraved. I put Love always in his ~ he would only put Love in mine. I should have seen the signs.

45 comments:

TheOrdinaryMe said...

what a story :)
Happy Anniversary...

Dysfunctional Mom said...

Very interesting story!
HappY Anniversary.

Joyce said...

Well now, that is a story....Happy Anniversary!

everythingisjustwonderful said...

Happy anniversary--ALWAYS! ;)

Mommy, I'm Home said...

Happy Anniversary!

ModernMom said...

This is quite a love story! You were clearly meant to be!

blueviolet said...

Happy Anniversary to you two!! This is so wonderful!

Sheila said...

How cool! Happy Anniversary!

Jennifer said...

I just love a great story followed by a great song! Happy anniversary! Here's to many more!

Brandy said...

happy anniversary.

Trish said...

Happy Anniversary! Love your song!!!

Cherie said...

Happy Anniversary Debby!
I loved reading your story and seeing the pictures!
Everyone has trials and troubles and it sounds like you two had a few rough years but you made it through and that's what matters!!
BTW you are gorgeous! And look at all that butter yellow hair when you were so young!!

Together We Save said...

Happy Anniversary!!

Christina Lee said...

WOWEE how GREAT! Happy Happy!

Katherine said...

Happy Anniversary, and what an amazing story! I love the pictures!

Pen Pen said...

What a sweet sweet story! Happy Anniversary to you two!!!

Garden of Egan said...

That is a beautiful love story. Yesterday was our 32nd Anniversary.

You are beautiful!

jayayceeblog said...

Happy Anniversary! So glad Love Always prevailed. Your pictures are great as is the Timeless To Me clip (Hairspray the movie is such fun). So what do you have planned for your 32nd/38th anniversary?

Randi Troxell said...

wonderful pics!!!!

and.. HAPPY, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!

hope you guys have the best of days.. and i'm with you, who cares about the numbers as long as ya'll are happy!!!!

kyooty said...

Happy Annversaries. :) <-- wow Spell checker says that's not a word, but you know better.

The Urban Cowboy said...

Happy Anniversary times 2!

croleyc69 said...

Happy Anniversary !! What a sweet story !!

Caroline

Heart2Heart said...

Happy Blessed Anniversary to you both today. Praying for many, many more happy and blessed years ahead of you.

Love and Hugs ~ Kat

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

Awwww..love a love story AND a love story..hee hee! Great pictures and many many more happy anniversaries in the future!

You are gorgeous by the way...

Karen Mortensen said...

Wow, what a story. Happy anniversay.

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What a story, Debby! ENJOY!!
xx

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What a story, Debby! ENJOY!!
xx

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What a story, Debby! ENJOY!!
xx

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

What a story, Debby! ENJOY!!
xx

Holly said...

Have a wonderful anniversary!!!

Alexis AKA MOM said...

hehe love only & sign you crack me up, sounds just like Rick!

What a beautiful wedding and rewedding. Just beautiful and I LOVE seeing the two of you together now, what a great couple!

3am, gosh the days. Now people eat and leave :(

That corgi :) said...

happy anniversary day!! so glad you guys got back together again after the split; I'm thinking this time it is for good, right?

betty

Jen said...

happy anniversary!! I loved looking at the pics *and that song, LOOVE hairspray!* Have a great day :)

Just Be Real said...

Debby Happy Anniversary! Blessings.

nancygrayce said...

Happy Anniversary...twice over! :)

Sarita Boyette said...

Happy anniversary - I loved your story and am glad it turned out happy!

Saucy said...

You are too funny! What a great little story. Glad it had a happy ending, just like the Turnblatts!

xxoxo

Queenie said...

Happy Anniversary...you two were meant to be...thanks for sharing your story :)
Big hugs,
Queenie

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Wonderful story and happy ending. Love your mosaic pic. You are a handsome couple and your were beautiful bride then and now.
Happy Anniversary and many more years be yours.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

Connie said...

Whooooo, what a story, sugar! Nice to meet you and I think you're a doll - then AND now, chick!!! ;-0
xoxo,
Connie

Kim @ Starshine Chic said...

Great story. I liked the part about the ring engravings the best.

Holli Taylor said...

Too cute. Love the "always." COngrats a day late. Just now getting around to catching upon reading!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

I just love a love story/stories with a happy ending! Obviously the two of you were always meant to be. Beautiful wedding mosaic. You were such a beautiful bride, both times! Fun Hairspray clip, too. Happy Happy Anniversary and may you celebrate many more years together!

Thanks so much for joining in the WEDDING BLOG PARTY!!

Big Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Kirby3131 said...

What a great story :) My anniversary is the 23rd of June - ahh so close to yours! I would have chosen the same date, too, if I were to marry the same guy again.

Great song - it's a keeper.

Kristin _ The Goat

Marydon said...

I can share deeply your write of your marriage ... what a powerful & precious story.

We, too, had a 3 year split/divorce & then remarried ... love forever.

Have a lovely summer's eve ~
TTFN ~ Marydon

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