These are my parents:
My beautiful, wonderful, amazing, treasured-beyond-words parents. This was them 2 years ago cutting the cake at their 40th anniversary party. I am so excited because this weekend I am heading to the ‘burbs to have lunch with them and to celebrate their 42nd anniversary, which is on Monday. (I hope The Hub gets to join, but a product snafu has his whole team jumping through all kinds of hoops this week – poor hardworking guy.)
I can’t even tell you what watching their marriage during my 33 years on this earth has meant for the person I grew to become. I sort of think that it is everything. The foundation on which my sister and I built our entire belief structure, the vision of the goal that kept us reaching higher and higher, the safety net we knew would always catch us safely – everything we know as truth can be traced back to that cornerstone of our family.
We are so blessed – to have that example, and to have their wisdom and experience to call upon within our own marriages now.
I can’t wait to spend some time celebrating that by just being with them this weekend.
Happy anniversary Maude and Daddy – we owe you everything, and love you more than words could ever express.