Thirty-Nine Years and Counting…

Tomorrow will be our actual 39th wedding anniversary, but we have plans to be relaxing and celebrating–beginning today!   Since we will be busy the entire weekend, I’m writing and posting this early. 

It’s hard to believe that Ed and I been together nearly forty years!  It seems like just yesterday, that we were a young couple, madly in love, and anxious to begin our new life together.  We married in a whirlwind of excitement, then quickly settled down to the business of establishing our new life…as husband and wife.

Following six wonderful, care-free, fun-loving, years as a couple, we eventually felt the need for “more”.   Before long, God blessed us with our first baby, and over the course of the next seven years, He turned a loving couple into a loving family of five!

We’ve had a few ups and downs, raised our three children, and faced our share of life’s challenges, but we’ve weathered it all–together.  There have been a few hard times, but so many more good times!  I wouldn’t trade a minute, because we experienced it all…together.

Our bodies are changing, life’s challenges are getting a little tougher, but these days we’ve got a whole new role to fulfill–as grandparents.  We’ll be making the best of it all…together.

…Changing, our love is growing gold ~ Even though we grow old, it grows new…

You’re still the one I want to talk to in bed ~ Still the one that turns my head

You’re still the one that makes me laugh ~ Still the one that’s my better half

You’re still the one that makes me strong ~ Still the one I want to take along

You’re still the one that makes me shout ~ Still the one that I dream about

We’re still havin’ fun, and you’re still the one!

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  1. Congratulations, you two! What a beautiful tribute to your marriage. Wishing you many more years of happiness together.

  2. Super sweet video!! Have a great weekend away and a Happy Anniversary!

  3. How wonderful! Happy Anniversary to you both. We are going to have our anniversary on July 1st so we are right behind you. Have a great weekend! Any hopefully 39 more years!!!

  4. Congratulations. What a great video. I loved it. Enjoy your time away. Those young teens in your past chose well for you both.

    I did post on your Casey post as well.

  5. Congratulations, I loved the video. You do look like you enjoy being with each other and having fun…..loved your hair when you were first married. I know it was hard to cut it and start wearing it short….
    I know in our case, its hard to imagine how many years have passed….seams like they fly by now…
    Have a fun weekend,
    Mama Bear

  6. I hope the two of you have a very, very Happy Anniversary and a very enjoyable trip to the beach. Love ya lots !!!

  7. We should all be so lucky to have found the one. Conga rats to you both, a lovely couple.

  8. That is so AWESOME!! Happy Anniversary! 🙂 (Found your blog from Six Word Saturday!)

  9. Congratualtions on the BIG 39!! Is that like B’days, there never will be a 40? 🙂 Mrs. Jim and I ‘might’ make 39 in February.
    Happy 6WS! (p.s. I have a reflection in my first picture. Just saying.)
    ..

  10. Oh my gosh! What a lovely video of your life together..I really like what they did to your car…that must have been really fun! This is surely a treasure to watch and share especially with the little grandchildren! So cool and happy day you two love birds!

  11. Happy anniversary! Wonderfully touching post!

  12. This may show up twice. If so, judt double the good wishes for your 39th anniversary! Wonderfully touching post!

  13. By far the happiest and best 6WS I’ve read today! Congratulations, and may God bless you with many more years together! It is inspirational to see a couple who has remained in love all these years and has made marriage work!

  14. Happy Anniversary! A very GREAT 6WS! I hope you have many more happy years together!

  15. Thirty nine years – simply amazing in this day and age, which is quite sad. There should be so much more of this. May you have many more years of love and laughter together. Enjoy your celebrations


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