Posted by: Betty | April 21, 2010

32 Years 6 days…..

Ah the 70’s     4-15-1978

So you might be thinking this is a mushy anniversary post.. Well, you’d be wrong. My kids, some of them worry about the way Paul and I talk to each other… They worry, I think we might be headed for divorce.. This post is for you guys….

.. After 32 years, one tends to start “speaking up”… Like  Betty….. “TAKE THAT BACK”!!!!  I know that seems I’ve reverted to childhood, but that’s how it goes.. ” SHUT UP OLD MAN!!!.. WHAT DO YOU KNOW?!!!  From Paul “CALM DOWN”!!!  “OH I FOUND THAT FIVE POUNDS YOU LOST—- while looking at my but…  Bickering…

Today, Sandi (Paul’s sister ) called about lunch… I’d been telling Paul it was today – Paul kept dismissing me and saying.. it’s tomorrow!!!  I say to Sandi,  it’s tomorrow right? NO she responds… it’s today.. So while Sandi waits on the line.. I tell Paul “ITS TODAY!!! I TOLD YOU THAT!!! , Paul, getting ready for work Yells back.. IT’S TOMORROW THAT THEY”RE TAKING CARL TO THE AIRPORT!!!! LUNCH IS TOMORROW!.. Well, I respond calmly.. CLEARLY honey, they’re at the airport now so THEY’D KNOW!!!!   Lunch will be rescheduled..

I asked Paul afterward why we sound like an old married couple… He responded that we ARE an old married couple.. I told him (foolishly) that in his arms I still feel like that 25 year old he met 32 years ago.. He stood back laughing  and told me “NO YOU DON’T FEEL LIKE THAT 25 YEAR OLD I MET…

Kids… Dad will be able to stand up straight in a few days.. We really are a happily married couple.. Really.

Thanks for taking the time to read my blog today.

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Responses

  1. Sometimes we just have to see if the kids are paying attention, right? Many more happy years to the two of you, and in between a few rounds here and there. lol

  2. He really is an asshole….

  3. Hahaha…it sounds like everyone has fun when two fuss at each other. Happy Anniversary!

  4. Sounds like a great relationship : ) We’re on 36 years and it sometimes seems like quite an achievement!
    It’s nice being an old married couple isn’t it : )
    Sweet photo.

  5. wow, it’s been awhile since I’ve been here Betty, but I enjoyed the post, made me laugh….

  6. What fun! I do love your blogs Betty. Wonderful. Hugs. Happy Anniversary…


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