Monday, August 15, 2011

CELEBRATIONS



52 years ago today my guy and I were married. The years have flown so fast it is hard to believe. They have been 52 wonderful years. We are very lucky to be so happy. We have 3 children and 6 grandchildren and I would not change a moment of it.

Saturday was also Harv's 80th. birthday. We did not have a family celebration because we just had one 2 weeks ago plus our middle son and his wife were in Las Vegas this weekend celebrating their 25th. anniversery and my daughter and family are on vacation down in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Our youngest grandson was worried that Grandpa wasn't going to have a birthday cake so I took a pic of Harv with a piece of Banana Cream pie with a candle and sent Tommy a picture.

A bunch of Harv's buddies that he lunches with in Chicago in the summer invited us to lunch to celebrate his 80th. A few of the wives came along and we had a great time. They bought him a new Bears hat, a Soduku book (to keep his brain from rusting) and a nice bottle of wine. They have all been friends for many years - they played handball, golf, tennis together for years until Harv could no longer play. Now they lunch once a week. We are very blessed to have such good friends and family. Here is a pic of part of the group with Harv at the head of the table and me beside him in a black t-shirt.

8 comments:

Gerry Krueger said...

Congratulations Freda for picking a good one the first time... If I would have kept the first one we would have been married 53 years. ..of course I would have had to killed him or myself by now. Hugs Ger.

Allison Ann Aller said...

Wonderful to see Harv looking so great and you amidst such lovely friends. Salutations, Freda my dear!

Pearl said...

Happy Anniversary to both of you! Such a sweet post, here's to many more!

Queen Bee's Musings said...

Happy Anniversary! Blessings to you both!

Maggi said...

Happy anniversary.

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Best wishes for both a very happy anniversary AND a happy birthday to Harv too. That birthday pie looks pretty good (and so does that handsome gent holding it!)

Hideko Ishida 石田英子 said...

Congratulations, Freda!!

Susan Elliott said...

Happy 52nd to you both!! Harv looks terrific and I know that's because of your love and TLC. I can only imagine how joyful it must feel to have lived such a long and beautiful life together. Lucky.