Sunday, June 12, 2011

Happy 7th Anniversary Linda


Seven years ago today Linda & I were standing in front of a beautiful waterfall on a gorgious day in Maggie Valley, NC with quite a few family members present. The service done by Miss Caroline's Wedding Chapel and she really knows how to make everything special.

That evening all went across the street from our motel to "Carolina Nights" a dinner theater that served us a great dinner while we watched a live show of great music, dance, comedy and patriotic numbers.

In the morning we all went to Joey's Pancake House and that is all they do so they know how to do it to perfection and are only open to lunchtime. You are lucky to find a parking place there in the morning. After breakfast most everyone decided to start the long journey back to eastern NC except for Linda's daughter Beth and my grandaughter Ashley who accompanied us on our honeymoon to Gatlinburg, TN.

We made so many memories during that week and have a DVD of the activities including the complete wedding so we can go back and hear the sounds and enjoy the scenery anytime we want to.

Linda has changed this old man's life dramatically in a lot of ways. We have traveled to so many places and seen so many wonderful areas of this beautiful country and that is something I never did before meeting her. She helped me discover what living is really like. But that is Linda, always thinking about someone else.

The first seven years has had it bumps along the road but together we have weathered the bumps and came through stronger and happier.

Thinking back all I had heard her mention she wanted that she didn't have is a Verna Bradley purse so that is what I gave her and today we will be going to one of our favorite places to eat, Olive Garden. And while we are in the area we will be visiting Aunt Katie to make the day perfect. Happy Sunday everyone.

20 comments:

  1. Happy anniversary and much love to you both. Hope you both celebrate many many more together

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  2. Happy 7th Anniversary to you both! What a wonderful tribute to your lovely wife, Odie! I am sure Linda feels the same way about you ;) With lots of love & hugs to you both & ENJOY your celebratory dinner!
    xoxo

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  3. Happy anniversary, Linda and Odie! I am so glad that you found each other and that you have enhanced each other's lives these past seven years. May you enjoy many more together!

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  4. Happy anniversary Odie! Enjoy the day and many more to come!

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  5. Have a great anniversary!!! and many, many more.

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  6. Happy Anniversary and may God bless you with all His abundant graces!!!

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  7. Congratulations Odie and Linda! Here's to many more wonderful years together! - G

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  8. Happy anniversary - glad to hear Linda is able to get out and about after her surgery.
    karen

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  9. What a wonderful gift you bought for her! So thoughtful. Happy Anniversary! Linda sounds like a beautiful person.

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  10. Happy anniversary....enjoy your day together

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  11. Happy Anniversary...Love In Full Bloom, how lovely!

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  12. Happy Anniversary. God bless you. :)

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  13. Happy Anniversary and glad to hear that Linda is going great. Hope both you have a great date.

    Btw..the balloons my friend bought that for me..bf:)

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  14. This was a lovely post Odie. Happy Anniversary and I hope you had a lovely day X

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  15. Happy Anniversary to both of you! You have reached the 7 year itch and you're still going strong. Congratulations!

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  16. Happy Anniversary to you both! How wonderful to hear that you are both so happy and in love. Here's to many more years of love and happiness together.

    Blessings and best wishes always,
    Natasha.

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  17. So sorry I am late in wishing you and Linda a very Happy Anniversary. Many congratulations! This was a lovely tribute to Linda, Odie, and I really do wish you many more years of happiness together.

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  18. Happy Anniversary! congratulations! saw your blog in SunnyToast. good day!

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  19. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY. I wish you and your wife all the best and I hope you enjoyed your day today. Sounds like you have a good wife.

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  20. I hope you had a fabulous day as I am sure you did. Best wishes to you both and here's to 77 more years!

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