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Another Milestone

07 Sep

We’ve made it to another milestone.

Today is Bronwen’s and my 43rd Wedding Anniversary.

Many memories come flooding back of that Saturday 43 years ago. I played tennis in the morning before the ceremony at the Nelson Baptist Church in the afternoon. Bronwen looked radiant in spite of the fact she had the ‘flu. Shona and Bruce sang a duet at the reception in her honour, the Gilbert & Sullivan song, “Take a pair of sparkling eyes”.

The eyes have not lost their sparkle and she no longer has the ‘flu. Instead, its me no longer able to play tennis and having the ailments.

Bronwen has been such a faithful companion and put up with so many changes of house and country over the years that its a wonder she didn’t consider that she needed a change of man!

BUT

Through the highs and the lows, the valleys and the mountain tops, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, by God’s generous grace, we’ve made it to 43 years together.

And the last three years have been the closest and best.

 
2 Comments

Posted by on 7 September, 2011 in Family, Personal

 

2 Responses to Another Milestone

  1. Cynthia and Milton

    7 September, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    Happy Anniversary to you both.

     
  2. Lincoln

    7 September, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Congratulations Doug & Bronwen,
    Sim filled me in on his trip. We hope you have had a great day together.
    With all our love,
    Lincoln & Sarah

     

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