Yesterday’s Song—-Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Yesterday, we were married 48 years. 48 years, almost a half-a-century.  How wild is that?

 

A wonderful and dear, dear friend told me (on her 54 wedding anniversary): “When you get to this place in life, and you look back over the years; you realize that there are some wonderful years, some terribly horrible years, some ho-hum years, some “this can’t be happening years”.  Then when you bunch them all together.  Once bunched together you realize that all the years put together make a very nice life”.

You know she was right!

48-YearsI so believe that each day we are alive is a wonderful gift—no matter what happens tomorrow.

Thank you, my blog friends, for being along on this ride of Terry’s and my lives here on a western Colorado farm.

With much love and appreciation,

Linda

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60 thoughts on “Yesterday’s Song—-Tuesday, December 22, 2015

  1. Marriage is a constant battle for sanity, but maintaining that sanity is its own sweet, awesome reward.

    I look back 42.5 years ago when I was 21 and my wife was 19. We thought life was going to be a never-ending fairytale; and to be honest, as your friend says; when it’s all compiled, it is indeed an incredible story.

    CONGRATULATIONS!

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  2. Congratulations – you and Terry are real “stunners” as is the whole bridal party.
    Now all I need to read is – “Corn OFF” and my day will be made.
    Incredible mild, sunny weather here – seems we will have a lovely Christmas
    minus the “sweltering” – except for the poor Victorians – furnace like conditions
    for Christmas day with winds – doesn’t relate to a fire-free time. Fingers
    crossed for rain down below the “Murray”.
    Merry Christmas to all the Brown clan.
    Colin

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  3. my gosh, my first thought was, i’ll bet this was the same year my older brother got married, as the dresses, hairstyles, tuxes all look so similar … even the shades of blue in the dresses and the style of your dress. and sure enough, he married in 1967, about a month before you did. happy anniversary to you. –suz in ohio

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  4. Wow Linda….Congratulations on 48 years! We just celebrated 47 in September. And I love your wedding pic! Now that I’m at this point…it really does all seem like a blur to me….but I think it’s been a pretty good life! I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and all things good in the new year too! Keep up the great blog!

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  5. Happy Anniversary, Linda and Terry!!! That’s quite a milestone. Considering the rates of divorce these days or those who don’t even bother getting married in the first place. May you have many more happy anniversaries to come.

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