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

Advertisements

One Response

  1. […] Today I am grateful that~~~ […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: