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Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad

15 Sep

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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.

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 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.

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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 10th wedding anniversary or 26 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 26 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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53 responses to “Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad

  1. speedyrabbit

    09/15/2014 at 2:29 am

    Woohoo Happy Anniversary to your Mum and Dad,xx Speedy

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:53 am

      Thanks my sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. angelswhisper2011

    09/15/2014 at 3:50 am

    Happy Anniversary to the Happy Couple. What a wonderful story, sweet Bacon. This really made our day. Extra 10 Smiling Pawkisses are on their way 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:54 am

      aawww – bless you my sweet friend. Thanks so much – have a great day! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. wallaceandsamuel

    09/15/2014 at 4:57 am

    Happy, Happy Anniversary mom & dad!!! WOW, 16 years of dating…that is impressive!!
    We hope you have a wonderful day and many more happy years together.
    Wally & Sammy (and mom)

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:55 am

      Thanks so much my sweet friends! Daddy and mommy both said that it’s hard to believe it’s been 26 years. It’s kind of hard to remember life without the other one at this point. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. onespoiledcat

    09/15/2014 at 6:01 am

    WOWZERS………like a fine wine your Mom and Dad let their love mature first before tying the knot! We hope they have MANY more fun years together at the Hotel Thompson – where fun is definitely on the agenda EVERY day! HUGS TO YOUR MOM AND DAD!

    Love, Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:56 am

      aaww thanks cousin Sammy. I think that’s one of the things that keeps everything alive – the laughter here. We do a lot of that here at the Hotel Thompson. Sometimes I think I’m living with teenagers – they are *always* getting into trouble! XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. gentlestitches

    09/15/2014 at 6:14 am

    Congratulations. ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:56 am

      Thanks Auntie Sharon!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. Genevieve Petrillo

    09/15/2014 at 6:21 am

    What a lovely love story! Happy Anniversary! Truly a match made in heaven…

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:56 am

      Thanks my dear sweet friend! We really appreciate that. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. hutchagoodlife

    09/15/2014 at 6:31 am

    Happy Anniversary to you!!

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:56 am

      Thanks my friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. NotAPunkRocker

    09/15/2014 at 7:19 am

    Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad Thompson!

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:57 am

      Thanks very much my dear friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. Reilly and Denny

    09/15/2014 at 7:47 am

    Happy anniversary – all good things are worth waiting for – except for cookies – one should never have to wait for cookies 🙂

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:57 am

      I agree 110 % on that one my friends – snorts. Cookies are meant to be gobbled down immediately! XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. Molly The Wally

    09/15/2014 at 7:50 am

    That is lovely and happy anniversary to your peeps and may it be a joyous day in Hotel Thompson. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:58 am

      Thanks sweet Molly. There’s always more joy to follow. Wait until you see my afternoon posting. It’s *almost* as breathtaking as this one. Just sayin’ XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. easyweimaraner

    09/15/2014 at 8:01 am

    love is in the air all the way
    happy anniversary day!!!

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 9:58 am

      Thanks brother. We really appreciate that! XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. easyweimaraner

    09/15/2014 at 8:01 am

    happy anniversary to your pawrents. I’m so happy that they found each other and later they found you. Some things couldn’t be better, huh? have a great day and I hope your pawrents will have a lot of good years together. and when they come to a bumpy road they can take each other by the hand and jump over all bumps.

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 10:06 am

      Thanks brother! You are so right about the bumps. They have been known to bungee jump with each other during some rough times. But the rough times, they make things stronger. That’s a great thing! ❤ XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. sue ellen

    09/15/2014 at 8:16 am

    great love story !!♥

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 10:06 am

      Thanks my sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. fozziemum

    09/15/2014 at 9:36 am

    Happy Anniversary to mum and dad Bacon….true love will wait…and it knows no formalities or rules..it is individual and unique to each of us…what an amazing thing to be loved and to love and know it is your and yours alone…sending our love to mum and dad on this special day…Fozziemum xxx ❤ ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 10:07 am

      aaww that is so lovely my friend! Mom has water in her eyes. It is very special – through thick and thin and ups and downs. You’re in it together. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • fozziemum

        09/15/2014 at 9:24 pm

        Aww you are welcome sweet Bacon..it would not be a real life without the ride that goes with it 🙂 loves Fozziemum xx

         
  15. From the Desk of MarDrag

    09/15/2014 at 9:43 am

    Awww…Happy Anniversary! I hope it was grand! Hugs!

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 10:08 am

      Thanks my sweet friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  16. Basil

    09/15/2014 at 10:23 am

    Congrats to them both!!

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 1:04 pm

      Thank you my sweet friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  17. guineapigsqueak

    09/15/2014 at 12:32 pm

    Happy Anniversary guys. Hope you have a grrrrrrrrrreat day!
    The Pigs xx

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 1:09 pm

      Thanks my sweet little friends. So far – it’s been fabulous. Small party tonight – can’t wait! XOXO – Bacon

       
  18. The Canadian Cats

    09/15/2014 at 12:58 pm

    Yippee!! Happy Anniversary…16 years of dating and 10 years of marriage. That is awesome….you became good friends before marrying….that’s what a marriage should consist of…..good friends sharing the sometimes rocky road of life with love to bind them. Bacon you are one lucky guy with parents like this.

    (((Shoko)))

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 1:10 pm

      aaww – thanks my sweet dear friend. I guess that’s what makes it fresh still. Mom and dad are always acting goofy and loving it. XOXO – Bacon

       
  19. katsrus

    09/15/2014 at 1:15 pm

    What a great story. Happy Anniversary. Here’s to many more.
    Sue B

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 2:08 pm

      Thank you so very much my dear friend – hogs and snout kisses! XOXO – Bacon

       
  20. purrfectkitties

    09/15/2014 at 3:17 pm

    Happy anniversary to your dear mommy and daddy! Lots of smooches! ❤ ❤ ❤ Roxy & Tigerlino ❤ ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 3:20 pm

      Thanks my sweet friends!! I’ll give them smooches for ya! XOXO – Bacon

       
  21. thiskidreviewsbooks

    09/15/2014 at 5:12 pm

    Happy anniversary Mrs. Bacon’s Mom and Mr. Bacon’s Dad! 😉

     
    • PigLove

      09/15/2014 at 7:08 pm

      Thanks my sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  22. kolytyi

    09/16/2014 at 7:15 am

    What a beautiful love story, Bacon! Happy Anniversary to your Hoofrents!

     
    • PigLove

      09/16/2014 at 8:38 am

      aaww – thanks my sweet friend. I really appreciate that. XOXO – Bacon

       
  23. The Mad Hooligan Chronicles

    09/16/2014 at 8:02 am

    Happy anniversary! Ellie

     
    • PigLove

      09/16/2014 at 8:38 am

      Thanks my friends! I think mom and dad had an awesome one indeed! XOXO – Bacon

       
  24. Nylabluesmum

    09/17/2014 at 6:07 pm


    Yow Miss June n Mistur Jim diz song iz just fer yer Anniversery!!!
    We iz so sowwy we iz late n we apaulogizez…
    Now ya can sellybrate a little longer n sance to diz song 😉
    **paw kissez** n ❤ LUB ❤
    Nylablue n Sherriellen Mum x0x0x0x0

     
    • PigLove

      09/18/2014 at 9:36 am

      aaww thank you Nylablue. There is nothing to forgive our little adorable furry purr thing. Don’t you be upset over anything at all. You give your mother giant hugs from all of us here at the Hotel Thompson okay. June/Jim

       
  25. Nylabluesmum

    09/17/2014 at 6:13 pm

    “Mum dat iz da WRONG song!!!”
    *shakez furry head*
    “Move over Mum n let me doez diz fing!”

    Dere diz shuud bee da RITE song!!!!
    iffin ya wnat’z to deelete da other song we nott bee offended *givez Mum BIG stink eye*
    Much lub Miss June n Mistur Jim n Happy anniversery to ya both!
    Lub Nylablue n Mum too ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤

     
    • PigLove

      09/18/2014 at 9:37 am

      Laughs! These darn fingers on us humans have a life of their own sometimes my little friend. It happens. Thank you so very much for the beautiful song! ❤ June/Jim

       
  26. Nylabluesmum

    09/19/2014 at 5:08 pm

    Ya haz DAT rite Miss June….Mum waz shure she had da rite song fer diz post n when me saw da wrong song well it waz da **stink eye** fer her, MOL!
    At leest she found da RITE song fer ya both…
    Yer pawsum to understand da mix-up n phankz..
    Lub Nylablue n Mum too (old tangullfingurrz) 🙂

     
  27. Nylabluesmum

    09/19/2014 at 5:09 pm

    Phanzk to ya too Bacon fer puttin up wif me mixed-up Mum….she iz a bit stressed….MOL!
    Lub Nylablue =^,,^=

     

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