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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

Another (Maybe Not So) Random Photo Post

While the California contingent of family was here, we celebrated Mom & Dad's 47th wedding anniversary.  Coincidentally, it was the night Cousin C had asked to take us all out to the fanciest restaurant in town.  Mom had FORBADE me any mention WHATSOEVER of the date being special, but we were able to drink a toast to them anyway that night:  Uncle M (Dad's brother) having called the visiting family that morning to tell them.
So, the day was still a little special . . . but not embarrassingly so (which both my folks H-A-T-E), and, most importantly, I was not in trouble for spililng the beans!  ;)

Here they are, 47 years ago.

Isn't Mom BEAUTIFUL???!


  1. Oh. My. Gawd. Child, you are evil and must be destroyed.

  2. Stunning! And I'm glad your mom & dad got to enjoy a quiet hike to "quietly celebrate" after everyone left! I LOVE looking at my mom's photos from back when!

  3. Awesome. My parents would have been up for their 48th this year. Their wedding picture looks very similar.

  4. Ignore your mother - it's a beautiful picture! Some things need to be celebrated, even if the participants (or celebrants) need to be pulled in, kicking and screaming....;o)

  5. BEAUTIFUL picture!

    Happy (belated) Anniversary Mama Pea :)


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