Monday, May 10, 2010

Ruby Tuesday - Happy Anniversary


It never gets old. Being married to the beautiful and ageless Patti.


The day was one Saturday May 10, 1986. From the beautiful ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Ansonia to the reception at the Harrison Inn in Southbury, it was a day to savor...a day to remember.



It was one of those perfect early May days, temp around 71, blue skies, and absolutely no humidity. When Patti and I met through an arranged meeting on January 30, 1985 at the Steak and Sword restaurant, could we have envisioned only fifteen months later, the beginning of our twenty-four years together.


So much has occurred since then, and there have been setbacks. Much like lost income, wheelchairs and the like. But together any bumps have ultimately been smoothed. But those are only the externals...being together meant that we could be a team and get through it. As we have - and continue to.









A wonderful life has ensued with my companion and best friend. Happy Anniversary Patti!



Rubies are seen in the seen altar drapery and carpeting at the church...and in our hearts!








23 comments:

LDH said...

One of the sweetest posts ever! A Precious couple for many years and wished many more years as you journey through life together.

Happy Anniversary to both of you!
Warmly, ldh
PS You win the cutest couple award!

fredamans said...

Happy anniversary to you both!

Nora Johnson said...

Happy anniversary - great post & great blog. I'll be popping back to have another read through!

Happy RT - and look forward to *seeing* you again next time!
Mine’s HERE!

LOLA:)

Leora said...

Oh, that is SO sweet, I think I'm going to cry. Pass the tissues...you are such a beautiful couple.

Felisol said...

I agree.
The most heartfelt Ruby Tuesday ever.
I can see your ruby heart in every word.
May God bless you now and always.

Tink *~*~* said...

Many, Many more happy anniversaries to you, Ralph! You deserve the very best :)

Tink *~*~*

EG Wow said...

Happy anniversary!You both look so happy and it's nice to know you still are!

Manang Kim said...

Happy Happy Wedding Anniversary!!

My Cardinal

DrillerAA09 said...

Our anniversary is May 11.
We're celebrating no. 36 about the time you read this. Time flies when your having fun, doesn't it. Have a wonderful Ruby Tuesday.

Carletta said...

AWWWWW!
Of all the back in time posts you have ever done Ralph, this tops them all - such a loving post to celebrate your Anniversary with Patti!
Best Wishes to you both!

Jim said...

This is a wonderful post, Ralph. Thank you for showing your oldies.
They are great and tell so much. You guys were a good looking couple for sure!
Happy RT! Thank you for peeking in on our family. Mrs. Jim and I were married in 1973 and were both old back then.
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Maria said...

Great post for RT:)Maria

chubskulit said...

Happy anniversary to you and Patti. May God continue to bless both of you and your family happiness, love, and good health.

Spice Up your life

Robin said...

What a beautiful tribute to your darling Patti. Happy anniversary to you both, and many happy returns.

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ilanadavita said...

Happy anniversary to the two of you!

Dianne said...

rubies in your hearts - that made me smile and tear up

beautiful post about a wondrous couple that I admire so much

ellen b. said...

A very Happy Anniversary to you! What a blessing to grow in your love for one another!

Vinny "Bond" Marini said...

Beautiful Pictures...congrats on the many years

Marice said...

awww that is sooo sweet Ralph ! Happy anniversary to you and Patti! May you guys continue to be blessed :)

u may view mine here

lynda Howells said...

Happy Anniversary.x l have been married 37 yrs..so keep going!
Lovlyndae the images. happy Ruby Tuesadayx

JunieRose2005 said...

I loved seeing these ,Ralph! What a great looking couple you were- :) and it seems to be working out, ehh? :) Congrats to you both!!


Junie

maryt/theteach said...

You guys make a beautiful couple! Happy Anniversary! And Happy Ruby Tuesday! :)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Ralph, this is a touching tribute to your wife and your life together. Happy anniversary--and many more!

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