Madi and Mom

Madi and Mom
Down Home in NC

Friday, February 12, 2016

This Moment, See Beatiful

Today we join sweet Sugar our Golden friend for...


Today we are seeing beautiful in several different ways.

Sugar we are pleased as punch to celebrate This Moment with you and are so Happy to 

See Beautiful in your eyes after your recent surgery.
Since February is the month of love we want to celebrate our friends 2 and 4 leggers!!
Each time we visit you or you visit us you make our hearts sings, we laugh often,
we purr for you when you are feeling poorly.  We thank you for your sweet comments, your kindness
and for sharing your lives: the good, the bad, the messy and the funny with us.
Zoolarty made this beautiful button for her list serve. She invited us to use it.
If we had to chose one word to describe each of you,it would be

KINDNESS

Kindness is the greatest wisdom.
~author unknown
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness
~Seneca


Meeting new friends is often hard but remember what the famous Winnie the Pooh said,

You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you.  You have
to go to them sometimes.

Who hath a better friend than their beloved pet.
~William Hardwin

Happy 46th Anniversary to my mom and dad.
February 14, 1970.


Due to the kindness of the US Marine Corps my peeps were married on Valentine's Day.
YEP it is true.
When they became engaged on August 9, 1969, Dad was in the Marine Reserves.  He asked his commanding officer what weekend in February 1970 the weekend drill would be held.
Well they didn't know that far in advance so my peeps selected 2 PM, February 7, 1970.
They reserved the **church, caterer, baker, florist, organist, photographer, vocalist and church reception hall.  Remember this is 1969, no cell phones, no emails, no World Wide Web.  
Just Ma Bell and the good old US Postal Service.
In early December 1969, mom was about to send the wedding invitations to the printer.
She received a call from DAD saying....hold your horses don't mail them.  My reserve meeting is going to be February 7 and 8.  They decided on the next weekend which was February 14, 1970.  They had to do some hustling to see if the ** were available on 2/14/70 at 2 pm.  Everybody was ok with  2/14/70 but not 2 pm.  There was another wedding at 2pm but that reception was not
at the church.  So they changed the time to 4 pm.  And as they like to say the
REST IS HISTORY!!!

Thank you for joining us to celebrate several special moments that are and always have been beautiful.


37 comments:

  1. Happy anniversary to your peeps Madi!

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  2. Please tell your Mom and Dad 'Happy Anniversary' for Sunday.
    Gail says that may couples spending years and tens of thousands of pounds agonising about planning the perfect weeding could learn a lot from your Mom and Dad.
    Toodle pip!
    Bertie.

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  3. We hope your pawrents have an EXTRA SPECIAL Valentine's Day!

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  4. Happy Anniversary to your parents Madi! We join with the others wishing them an awesome Valentine's Day!!

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  5. What a sweet day to have for an anniversary! I bet your humans celebrate every day. Okay, well, maybe not EVERY day (says my human who has been with her boyfriend for 22 years and knows about these things), but most days.

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  6. Congratulations and a VERY Happy Anniversary to Mom and Dad
    I would say that's a great day to get married as Dad is unlikely to furget their anniversary butt.....well last week I did hear Dad asking Mum when valentines day was this year *sigh* not the worlds most romantic gesture!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  7. A very very Happy Anniversary to the Mom and Dad. What a wonderful day to get married. Hope you both have a great day.

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  8. What a great story. Stay warm, guys.

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  9. Thanks for sharing that lovely story. I am glad the wedding all worked out. Congratulations on celebrating such a long marriage.

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  10. 46 years. WOW. Congratulations to you both. That's a great story Mom.
    Happy Anniversary and have a great celebration this weekend.

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  11. Happy Anniversary to your mom and dad. That's a wonderful story and I'm glad they can celebrate their love the same day what was made for all who love each other :o)

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  12. Oh Madi this is such a sweet post
    I love the story about your Valentine wedding. Military life was sure different before email and cell phones! beautiful that you've been with your sweetheart for 46 years.

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  13. Thanks for sharing your Mom and Dad's wedding story. How cool to be married on Valentines day!!!

    Hugs,
    your guy Raz and The Florida Furkids

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  14. Hari OM
    OOOOOooooooooohhhhhhhh that is one of the bestest Valentine's stories I have ever read!!! Madi, you are a blessing to have as a pal, too, as well as being beautiful. Hugs and whiskeries, YAM-aunty xxx

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  15. That is a most beautiful See Beautiful story, Madi!! We hope your peeps have a very Happy Anniversary!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  16. Love the Valentine Wedding Story.. to cool... Happy Anniversary to your mom and dad. because i saw he years, i did the math on my parents and Sept of this year will be 73.. wow, the same month i turn 72..ow.. my son got married on Valentine day, this Sunday he will be 51, anniversary 17 years and also Valentine day.

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  17. That was a sweet post pretty Madi. We're glad Sugar did well with her surgery. Happy Anniversary to your super special Mom and Dad!

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  18. Oh Madi we agree wif you so much, kindess is all over blogville. congrats on your parents anniversary, what a beautiful wedding. stella rose

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  19. Happy anniversary to your pawrents Madi! What a wonderful wedding story and photo!

    Keep Calm & Bark On!

    Murphy & Stanley

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  20. Oh my Dog! Happy, Happy Anniversary to your mum and dad Madi!
    Hope they have a wonderful day on Valentines Day.
    Being kind is what seperates us from the humans, BOL (except for the humans in Blogville of course).
    Thank you again for your lovely comments about my sketch diary page.
    Dip Elliot and Lynne x

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  21. Thanks for sharing Your mom & Dad's story! Happy Valentines Anniversary to them!
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

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  22. Happy anniversary to your pawrents!

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  23. What a beautiful post! Happy Anniversary to your peeps, Madi!

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  24. Oh Madi how ROMANTIC that your Mom and Dad were married on Valentine's Day! Forty-six years...wowzers...that truly is a "BEAUTIFUL THING" for seeing beautiful today. When I think of all my wonderful blog friends I THINK beautiful.........I guess it's just about the same thing!!

    Love, Sammy

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  25. That is so beautiful!
    And happy anniversary to your peeps!!! Our mom and dad had to arrange their wedding around the US Army, so mom totally understands. But then ... most of what they did up until a handful of years ago centered around the Army, so there you go. They ended up getting married between moves!
    Yours sincerely,
    Margaret Thatcher

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  26. madi....a total lee mega kewl happee annie fursary ta yur mom & dad... how kewl iz it they haz made it to 46...conga ratz two them both & heerz ta another 46...we send de best oh fishes & we hope mom getted dad a soooper nice tie & we hope dad getted mom a red Porsche !!!

    heerz two a happee heartz day oh love ~~~~~ kinda week oh end ♥♥♥

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  27. Happy Anniversary to your mum and dad, Madi. It is very romantic that they got married on Valentine's Day.

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  28. Aaaaaw Dat's pawsum Madi. Happy Anniversary to yous mommy and daddy. What a gweat story they have to tell.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  29. Your humans were married on February 14? How sweet! At least there's no chance that anyone is going to forget that anniversary! We hope you all have a very happy Valentine's Day (and anniversary, too)!

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  30. Kindness is what makes the blogosphere go around. I never dreamed that I would "meet" such a kind group of people, dogs, and cats when I started blogging.

    I love the story of your parents' wedding :) So sweet and beautiful!

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  31. Happy Anniversary to your parents! Beautiful photo, I see you Mom loved red even back then.

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  32. Happy Anniversary to your Mom and Dad, Madi - true sweethearts!!! Such a beautiful See Beautiful post - love the message.

    Woos - Ciara and Lightning

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  33. Happy Happy Anniversary!! That's like 87 years
    Snorts,
    Lily & Edward

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  34. What a lovely post, Madi. Happy Anniversary to your peeps. 46 years? That's amazing!

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  35. Thank you so much for the ways you see beautiful with us.

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  36. I know it's a bit late, Madi, but a very VERY Happy Anniversary to your Mom and Dad!

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