Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad

15 Sep


Once upon a time, there was a cute little boy and a cute little girl.  They grew up relatively in the same area not too far away from each other.


 You know what they say about three degrees of separation?  It was the same in this situation.  They knew some of the same people.  He went to a private Christian school that she attended church at during the week.  They ate at some of the same restaurants. For all they knew, they might have passed each other during their childhood.  It was possible.

They grew up,  went through school and college.  Until one day, the girl applied for a job at a business that changed the course of her life.  She was interviewed by the mother of the boy who took an immediate liking to the girl.  In fact the liking was so much that the mother hired the girl for the job having a secret agenda.  The secret agenda was to have her son meet this girl and fall in love.

The mother introduced them and they went to lunch together for the first time on September 14,  1988.  It was an immediate chemistry and love was in the air.  The young boy courted the young girl throughout the years doing everything together.  There would be times that one wanted to get married but the other didn’t at the time and vice versa.  Not that they didn’t love each other but because they had things they wanted to get done first.  You know the things in life like finishing college and getting a solid paying job.  But throughout this time, families merged and got to know each other.

The young couple courted for 16 years.  Yes my friends, that is not a typo.  Life was good.  What was the rush?  They grew up and got set in their ways.  She bought a home and was taking care of herself and he was taking care of his parents and helping them.

Then on Valentine’s day February 14, 2004, the young man got down on one knee and asked THE question, “Will you marry me?”  The young girl was shocked and amazed.  Her response, “What’s the rush?”  A sense of humor that has maintained throughout their relationship – that’s a good thing.

The young girl accepted.  A date was discussed.  Sadly, the mother of the young man had passed away over the years.  In honor of her, they made a date for September 15, 2004.


Now, this is the fun part.  Two lives merged as one into ONE household.  They said their I do‘s and moved in together for the first time.  What a wake up call!  PLOL (pig laughing out loud).  

Today marks their 9th wedding anniversary or 25 years of being together.  Was it easy – nope.  Has their been good times and bad times – of course.  Every marriage has bumps in the road.  It’s how you travel over the bumps to the other side that makes a long lasting relationship.  It also helps that both of them have a really wicked sense of humor.  I mean look at me.  Who do you know would adopt a pig in their lives?  Enough said on that.

So today, we at the Hotel Thompson would like to wish mom and dad a Happy Anniversary.  Here’s to another 25 years of being together!

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7


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36 responses to “Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad

  1. gentlestitches

    09/15/2013 at 3:09 am

    oh! now I can’t see properly and I have a sniff. I must have dust in my eye.
    Happy anniversary to two special people. 🙂

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 10:07 am

      Thank you my bestie! Mommy got something in her eyes too. 🙂 XOXO – Bacon

  2. speedyrabbit

    09/15/2013 at 3:15 am

    Happy Aniversary to Mum and Dad Bacon,thats a long time to share,xx Speedy

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 10:06 am

      It is my friend. Through good times and bad they’ve made it this far. That’s a great thing for us ‘kids’. XOXO – Bacon

  3. hutchagoodlife

    09/15/2013 at 5:30 am

    Congratulations Bacon’s Mommy and Daddy ^_^

    Nacho, Noah, Buddy & Basil

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 10:06 am

      Thank you my dear friend! They are overjoyed with all of my friends today. Mommy actually started crying. XOXO – Bacon

  4. onespoiledcat

    09/15/2013 at 5:42 am

    Happy Anniversary to your parents Bacon – what a lovely story – obviously your Mum and Dad were “meant to be” – it just took them a while to GET there!!!

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 10:05 am

      It most definitely did but at last they are together and still laughing. That means a lot in this time and day, right? Thanks my friend! XOXO – Bacon

  5. squirrelrealness

    09/15/2013 at 6:23 am

    Happy anniversary! 🙂

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 10:04 am

      Thank you my buddy! XOXO – Bacon

  6. fozziemum

    09/15/2013 at 6:54 am

    Happy anniversary to mummy and daddy….our paths crossed the same here and it was also meant to be….to be what we are still figuring out after 33 years hahhahaha 🙂 HUgs Fozziemum xxx

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 10:04 am

      Exactly my friend! Life has a way of throwing your mate at you. It’s up to you to grab on and hold fast. Here’s bringing all of us more years of happiness to come my friend. XOXO – Bacon

      • fozziemum

        09/19/2013 at 6:42 am

        Well said sweet Bacon..well said 🙂 xxxxx Fozziemum

  7. Pix Under the Oaks

    09/15/2013 at 8:52 am

    A most Happy Anniversary to your Mom and Dad!

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:49 pm

      Thank you so much my friend. XOXO – Bacon

  8. evilsquirrel13

    09/15/2013 at 9:35 am

    Happy anniversary Mom & Dad!!!

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:50 pm

      Thanks my friend. I am kind of lucky. XOXO – Bacon

  9. The Dancing Rider

    09/15/2013 at 9:53 am

    Happiest anniversary wishes for you two. Lovely, lovely story you told, Bacon. You are blessed!

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:51 pm

      Thanks so much my friend. They’ve been through a lot over the years and are still here together. That’s what counts. XOXO – Bacon

  10. Cody-Cat Chat (@CatChatCaren)

    09/15/2013 at 12:37 pm

    that was the most BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL STORY!!!!! Wishing you 25 more glorious years together (yes I know you are married 9 but you have known each other 25 yrs!!) HAPPY HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Love, Caren and Cody

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:53 pm

      Thanks my friend. The biggest thing with mom and dad is that they still laugh which is hilarious… Especially at their age – snorts. XOXO – Bacon

  11. Lori Fontanes

    09/15/2013 at 1:28 pm

    Happy happy happy!!! Many many more!!!

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:53 pm

      Thanks my friend! XOXO – Bacon

  12. peacelovenwhiskers

    09/15/2013 at 1:33 pm


    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:54 pm

      Thank you sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

  13. Miss Harper Lee

    09/15/2013 at 2:24 pm

    Happy Anniversary to your humans, Bacon! Such a beautiful story of fate and love and perseverance. Congratulations and best wishes for the next 25 years. 🙂

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:55 pm

      Thank you gorgeous. They still act like little kids and are always getting into trouble when they are unchaperoned. It’s too funny. XOXO – Bacon

  14. Mags Corner

    09/15/2013 at 2:31 pm

    What a sweet story. Thanks for sharing it sweet Bacon. Happy Anniversary to your mom and dad. We wish them many more years together filled with love, happiness, good health and fun with you! Hugs and snout kisses

    • PigLove

      09/15/2013 at 3:55 pm

      Thank you so much sweet friend for those kind words. I also wish them many more to come. XOXO – Bacon

  15. FreeRangeCow

    09/16/2013 at 11:30 am

    A birthday AND anniversary?!? Many more years-o-love, Thompsons!

    • PigLove

      09/16/2013 at 11:48 am

      Thank you my friend. I will be sure to tell mommy and daddy. It’s kind of cool that I was actually BORN on mom/dad’s anniversary. The purr things here threw me a surprise party today knowing that I wouldn’t have a clue. It’s been pigawesome! XOXO – Bacon

  16. Misaki

    09/26/2013 at 3:43 pm

    happy belated anniversary to your folk!

    • PigLove

      09/26/2013 at 3:53 pm

      Thanks my friend!! XOXO – Bacon

  17. mrsbearfoot

    10/07/2013 at 5:57 pm

    Belated anniversary wishes to your mom and dad. What sweet photos! I guess hubby and my 5 years of courtship pales in comparison. lol! But we celebrated 33 wedded years this summer and will have 38 years this Christmas. May your folks enjoy a long, blissful life together! ♥


    • PigLove

      10/07/2013 at 6:43 pm

      Congrats to you my friend and thank you from my mom/dad. XOXO – Bacon

      • mrsbearfoot

        10/07/2013 at 7:13 pm

        Thank you, too, Bacon. xoxo


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