You guessed it. Today is my 27th wedding anniversary.
And they said it would never last? Little did they know I have more sticking power than a starving leech (nice visual, right?).
How about a little walk down memory lane?
Once upon a time, a sophomore dated a senior. Later, she befriended with that guy’s best friend. They went on a few dates. He went away to college. She went into the army.
Regardless of the separation, they decided they loved each other and wanted to spend eternity together.
So, they got married.
They bought a house, had two kids and life got crazy. After a few rough years, they decided to renew their marriage vows. They wouldn’t go the way of so many; they would stick it out.
More time passed. Their little boys grew and grew until they became young men.
Mr. and Mrs. felt extreme pride in the successes of their sons. Life was good.
Boys went to college. So did the Mrs. It was time to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a writer.
A month before she finished college, the couple celebrated 25 years of marriage. Sorry there aren’t many pictures of the occasion. The usual photographer needed to be present in FRONT of the camera. The back-up cameraman was too fast for the old Nikon.
Now they live in a wonderful single-level home, making preparations to move to the next phase of life: grand-parenting.
And that’s what happily married for more than a quarter-century looks like.