I was away this past weekend visiting my family for a very special occasion, as you can see by the newspaper announcement reproduced here.
We arranged for a fancy dinner at the Hilton and had a wonderful time. I don’t even know what it’s like to live for that length of time, much less married, but it’s certainly a remarkable achievement. I can’t always be easy, but I’m very grateful for everything my parents have done for their family. As I sat there and looked around at my family, I realized that few of the guests would be alive if my parents hadn’t wed, and the rest certainly would not have been there at that time because their spouses would not exist!
It’s a sobering thought and a testament to what family is.
Congratulations Mom and Dad. We all love you dearly.