Murdo Girl…Thirty-nine is just a number

So much can happen in thirty-nine years.

An abundance of laughter interspersed with tears.

Two families came together and strived to make one.

It wasn’t easy for anyone.

The children adjusted to new family traditions.

We gave up some old ones and made some additions.

It’s hard to prepare for things unforeseen,

When the age of your kids range from three to thirteen.

Despite everything that life threw our way,

We survived each crisis and learned how to pray.

All four kids married and had two children.

They all have a good foundation to build on.

We have four great grandchildren for the time being.

The next in line is only eighteen.

We’ve had some health scares that your prayers helped us face.

And we’ll always be grateful for the gift of God’s Grace.

In thirty-nine years we’ve loved eighteen pets.

We gave them all homes that were as good as it gets.

Marriage isn’t made of just honeys and dears

But we’re looking forward to sharing many more years.

  Names of pets below

Calamity Jane, Angel, Frank, Baby Jane, McKenzie, Pixie, Sadie, Patti, Sammie, Missie, Obie, Cyndie, and Lilie (13) and one cat, Dollie, 2 iguanas both named Iggie, a Gerbil named Raider, and a hamster. (I can’t remember his name)

Kid’s Heidi, Heather, Mason and Craig

My office gave me a surprise wedding shower. They got me!

7 thoughts on “Murdo Girl…Thirty-nine is just a number

  1. Mary McNinch August 23, 2020 / 10:16 pm

    They changed my blog/website! Guess I should take some time and learn how to use it. We really miss you. Text me your email when you can. Hope you’re staying well! Hi to Charli and Anita.


  2. Anonymous August 23, 2020 / 10:04 pm

    Thank you! Sure do miss you.
    Text me your address and email when you can!


  3. DIANNA DIEHM August 23, 2020 / 7:52 pm

    Awe Cimosabe what a beautiful Love Story and yes 39 is just a number but you have added some beautiful memories to those numbers. Blessings to you all for the addition of as many numbers as God will bring forth! He sure loves you! But then again, so do I! Happy 39 + xoxo


    • Anonymous August 23, 2020 / 10:07 pm

      Thanks for the sweet comments my friend. On to #40!


  4. Bobby August 23, 2020 / 2:18 pm

    Lovely tribute. We’re all happy for and proud of you.


    • Anonymous August 23, 2020 / 10:10 pm

      Thank you, Bobby. I hope you and your family are staying well. Wouldn’t it be fun to have another family reunion? Love you!


  5. Vik August 23, 2020 / 2:11 pm

    Congratulations to all..


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