Thursday, July 24, 2014

I still do...

Contra dance
stolen kisses
leads to love
and marriage
This is for my dear husband Drew on the occasion of our 20th wedding anniversary. I still do... love you.

These photos are from dusty framed snapshots that sit on our shelves every day, so please excuse the graininess or reflections. Look at the love shared.

This in on the coast of N. CA

We met at a contra dance in Fl, and spent the week basking in each other's company.(check out a contra post here!) Despite Drew telling me he wasn't good at letter writing, we kept in touch. So much so that we were engaged within 3 months and married within a year.

Ah San Fransisco, look at those newlyweds! So glad the wedding is over and they can start their lives.

 Both relieved to find the person who wants and supports and cares for them so very much. A place to belong. A family. These two didn't think about 20 years from that date and all they would go through together in the mean time. They just knew it was good to be together.
We still prefer each other's company.
We've traveled many places, including this birthday trip for me to Newport RI when Cole was an infant.

We have experienced loss and wins and daily life together.
Drew is the one I want to tell my story to at the end of each day.
During our courtship, which was long distance MA to FL, we spoke nearly every day, wrote letters, one of us received flowers regularly, and saw each other when we could. All looking toward the day when we would live together.

We have a few pictures on shelves, but we have many more mental pictures of the moments that make up our life together. We have many stories to share at the end of the day.
I am continually grateful for our love.
 Love, LeeAnna
look at this cute picture from last year  click here!



8 comments:

  1. Loved seeing these photos! Congratulations to both of you and best wishes for many more happy years together!

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  2. Congratulations! What a heart warming story! Wishing you both many years to come!
    Take care,
    Joanne

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  3. Congratulations! I love to hear stories of marriages that stay together. We are on 23 years.

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    1. thank you all for the nice comments. I like to hear other happy stories so feel free to tell me your story.
      LeeAnna

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  4. Congratulations and many more! Mike and I are on year 2, so we have some catching up to do! Hope you and Drew are enjoying your new rings and that a little something extra was exchanged.

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  5. What a great story! Thanks for sharing it and may you have many, many more years together.

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  6. Congratulations!It's so fun to look bsck at those old pictures and reflect how much you've grown and experienced.

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  7. What a lovely post! Congratulations on 20 years! Here's to 20 more!

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