How to be married 63 years

Today I am grateful that:

list by helen

  1.   1. she did not listen to her family who thought he was an unrefined Navy man
  2.   2. he did not listen to his mother who thought she was a wild California Republican
  3.   3. she never complained during his many, many long trips away
  4.   4. he kept reaching higher and higher and responding to His voice
  5.   5. she put him through school…three times
  6.   he put her through school twice
  7.   they had a son
  8.   they had a daughter
  9.   they had another daughter (me!)
  10.   they are married 63 years today
  11.   and he still says, “it is not long enough”

I see you down there, white-haired among the green leaves, picking the ripe raspberries…We are the you and I who were they whom we remember….Wendell Berry


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