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Anniversary Prep & Critters

When June 5th arrives I will have been married for 40 years. I’m afraid I’m doing something wrong though because it’s all been to one woman. Anyway, we would have liked to have done something spectacular and go away somewhere but instead, we are going to do a sort of “stay-cation” and not go very far. It isn’t so much that we’re cheap as it is being practical and safe. Well, we are kind of cheap, sometimes, but it’s by mutual agreement. One thing you learn after 40 years is how to agree.

People always ask, more and more in these days and times when people don’t have a clue what the word commitment means, “How do you stay married 40 years‽‽‽” My wife has it down to a one word answer, “Forgiveness.” Think about it.

All of my children and grandchildren have some sort of artistic and/or creative streak. I have daughter who enjoys crochet. She has crocheted some cute little critters and when she gets done with one she sends out a family text with a picture of the critter and its height and weight and when she completed it. I’m working on making a birth certificate that she can print out and give to the person receiving the animal. That’s what I’ve been working on today. I still haven’t got it done but here are a couple of pictures of some of her work. She has made a lot more things, like baby blankets and scarves and hats, and a bunch more critters, but I don’t have all of those pictures.

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20 responses to “Anniversary Prep & Critters”

  1. Lydia Avatar

    Oooooh 40 years! That means it’s ruby time!

    That’s so cool because on June 5, my parents will celebrate their 27th year of marriage.

    I’m one of those people that think “how on earth can people be married that long!?”

    Cute critters!

    1. Herb Avatar

      One day at a time and the secret really is, forgive.

    2. Herb Avatar

      That’s only a few of the critters she’s made. The birth certificate idea is new.

  2. Beverly Avatar
    Beverly

    What a blessing and an example to everyone. Forgiveness is an important foundation to any relationship. So happy for you both! 40 years!! 😄🎂

    Yes, Tabitha is so gifted. She has blessed many with this talent.

    1. Herb Avatar

      Thank you.
      I think it helps that she enjoys it, lol.

      1. Beverly Avatar
        Beverly

        You’re welcome.

        Yes, it definitely helps. Lol

  3. Lisa Mae Avatar

    Cute critters!
    Happiest of Anniversaries!

    1. Herb Avatar

      Thanks. I will let her know.

      1. Lisa Mae Avatar

        Happy Anniversary!

        1. Herb Avatar

          Thank you!

  4. Bruce Avatar

    Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Herb! A wonderful achievement and a worthy reflection for the occasion!

    1. Herb Avatar

      Thank you sir!

  5. dumbestblogger Avatar

    Congrats on the marriage! Some might interpret 40 years with one woman as doing something right, I dunno.

    1. Herb Avatar

      Well, there is that way of looking at it too.

  6. Mr. Ohh! Avatar

    Congrats on your anniversary Well done

    I love your daughters animals they are great It is important to create what you can

    Stay well and keep laughing

    1. Herb Avatar

      Thank you!

  7. Amber Avatar
    Amber

    Awesome! Congrats! Forgiveness is a good idea.

    1. Herb Avatar

      Always.

  8. cheriewhite Avatar

    Beautiful! And forgiveness can change your life! <3

    1. Herb Avatar

      It does. Forgiveness is a very powerful thing.

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