Once Upon A Time, A Long, Long Time Ago….

31 Mar

… in fact, eighteen years ago today, a very thin girl put on an extremely posh frock and married her best friend.

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And they lived happily ever after.

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10 Responses to “Once Upon A Time, A Long, Long Time Ago….”

  1. Rachael March 31, 2008 at 8:25 am #

    Happy Anniversery!!!!!
    (what a great post!)

  2. amy March 31, 2008 at 8:29 am #

    Happy Anniversary!! I love happy marriage stories, and I heartily recommend that everyone marry their best friend, if at all possible. 🙂

  3. sew-funky March 31, 2008 at 8:47 am #

    Congratulations! 🙂 You both looked so happy back then!

  4. joyknits March 31, 2008 at 10:57 am #

    Lovely couple – happy anniversary, and many more!

  5. elizabeth March 31, 2008 at 11:18 am #

    Happy Anniversary!!!

  6. Andrew March 31, 2008 at 12:10 pm #

    I have tried and tries and tried to stay away from this blog…. truly i have….
    I hear the stories of the wonderful people that frequent the blog, have increased the day to day pleasure of my darling wife, and i say thank you.

    You see what Kate has forgotten to mention in her simple entry today is that she has had to put up with a lot over the last 18 years.

    We married young, lived on next to nothing, she followed me where my work was want to put us (18 times in the first 13 years), never complained when i left stable career after stable career to persue personal goals. Hung in there when we discovered she was growing Sasquatch, my business went into receivership and we got booted from our accomodation ( yes that was 1 week), moved 200 kms from her family to live in a broken down shack in a small rural town, while i picked up the pieces of going bankrupt.

    Hung in there when boyo was diagnoised with Aspergers and i was flitting around the country for months on end leaving her alone with 2 boys under the age of 6, with no money.

    Oh yes, she has put up with a hell of a lot, and still she loves me, as i her.

    So to all of her friends here in blogland let me pronounce a toast…

    “TO MY BEST FRIEND, MY LOVER, MY WIFE, MY CHILDRENS MOTHER, THANK YOU!!! I LOOK FORWARD TO SPENDING THE NEXT 18 YEARS WITH YOU.”

  7. Lynne March 31, 2008 at 1:08 pm #

    Hear! Hear!

    My best wishes to both of you – from someone who somehow made it to 30 years last December!

  8. Mandie March 31, 2008 at 7:10 pm #

    You made me cry Andrew!
    Congratulations to both of you xoxo

  9. Kate April 3, 2008 at 12:32 pm #

    Wow, how wonderful for you both! Congratulations, and keep those anniversaries coming!

  10. Heather April 15, 2008 at 10:09 pm #

    Andrew McInnes you great shmuck you made an old mother very pleased that you married her daughter. Love you heaps

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