June 24, 2005 – “Sweet 16”

Today is our 16th wedding anniversary. When we were first married (BC – Before Children)we would actually go out of town for a day or two to a Bed and Breakfast. Then it reverted to going out to dinner in town. That stage was followed by card exchange. Now that the kids are getting older, we are back on the upswing, but not yet quite at the travelling out of town stage.

Nonetheless, today was a sweet anniversary as the girls found an old tablecloth left over from our reception, got some candles out, put our wedding picture on the table, put on some classical music, a vase of fresh flowers, and sequestered themselves in another room and served us dinner! They even played the first song at our wedding dance, the Iowa Waltz, to make sure we could still dance.

16th anniversary

2 thoughts on “June 24, 2005 – “Sweet 16”

  1. Wow. I can’t believe it has been 16 years. No wonder I was having an urge this weekend to try on my old bridesmaid dress that I still have in my closet (ha ha).

    Well, Mark you have certainly surpassed me in the years you have lived with Linda. She is definitely a “keeper” roommate (ha ha).

    Happy Anniversary to two of the dearest people in my life. I pray that you have many more years and blessings ahead. You deserve them!
    Love,
    Sheila

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