November 5, 2008

Tempus Fugit

5 Apartments

5 Houses

22 Cars*

4 Motorcycles

3 Presidents

5 Dogs

5 Cats

0 Ferrets

2 beautiful daughters

1 camping trip

1 precious granddaughter

20 years of joys and sorrow

1 happily ever after


an infinite amount of love.

Happy 20th Anniversary

to my very best friend.

I love you.

*Most of which were not driven or purchased by me. ;)


  1. Happy Anniversary to you both!

    (Your post made me smile.)

  2. Anonymous4:10 AM

    A very happy anniversary to both of you! Much love!

  3. Anonymous4:48 AM

    Happy anniversary!!

  4. That is such a fun post! Great idea! Happy Anniversary to you both!!!

  5. Anonymous7:06 AM

    Awwww! I love you too. And I'd do it all over again!

  6. Congratulations!

  7. Anonymous8:18 AM

    Les, Happy Anniversary to you and Rod! How come you didn't list how many books the two of you read over that time? :)

  8. YAY! Happy happy happy anniversary guys!

  9. Awww Happy Anniversary


  10. What a fun and touching tribute to you two as a couple. Happy Anniversary and many happy returns.

  11. Aww, cute! Happy Anniversary and Congratulations for making it 20 years together!

  12. This looks vaguely familiar. ;) Happy Anniversary! And, what's the deal with 0 ferrets?

  13. Anonymous8:42 PM

    congrats to both of you, you kids! Keep the love growing! And I want to know if you've estimated how many books you've both read in 20 years!

  14. Happy Anniversary! Here's to 40 more!

  15. Oh, Lesley, I'm so happy for you. What a wonderful thing a good marriage is, and very rare: a testimiony to the both of you! Congratulations on arriving at twenty years, and my you have at least that many more. (A couple at our church celebrated their SEVENTIETH last Sunday!)

  16. Thank you all for your kind comments. Especially you, Rod. :)

    Lee - I'd have to guess somewhere around 2,000. I've only been keeping track of my totals since 1999. Prior to that, I know I wasn't reading nearly as much as I am (or have been in recent years). Rod reads such big books, it's hard to guess the annual numbers. One month he may read 1 or 2 (but they're huge history/bio books) and other months he may read 2-3 novels/week.

    Nancy - Rod's always trying to convince me that a ferret would make a great pet. He thinks every dog or cat we've ever owned would love one as a companion.

    Not gonna happen. ;)

  17. LOL That's great. I hear they have a delightful (joke, joke) musky odor. We actually considered getting a ferret, when we were newlyweds, and then read up and decided that was a really bad idea. :)

  18. Anonymous12:46 PM

    I loved this post, Lesley. What a wonderful way to share the joys of your 20 years together! Congratulations to you both. I'm so glad you two found each other. :o)
    ~Kim Fitzke

  19. I'm late but still wanted to wish you guys a wonderful anniversary!! Hope it was great and wishing you many more years filled with love!

  20. Kim - Aw, thanks. I'm glad we found each other, too. :)

    Iliana - Thanks for your belated good wishes. We're planning to take an Alaskan Cruise in the next year or so, so we'll continue to celebrate this anniversary for quite a while yet! :)


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