Saturday, December 6, 2008

Important Events


Two great things happened on this day in history. My friend Margaret was born 30 years ago and my parents were married 34 years ago! I am so glad both things happened.
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My parents, Hal and Iris, have done a lot in their 34 years together. The most important being having me. Along with me, they had my sister Jessica and my brother Luke. After they had us, they spent the rest of their lives collecting strays. Stray cats, dogs, turtles, pigeons, and people. Nothing is too big or too small to find a home with them. If you traveled to my house in Missouri right now, you would find a family of six in our basement and two more people upstairs. That's not counting my mom and dad. They aren't quite saints, but if they ran a certain inn in history, believe me, there would have been room. If honoring your parents means your days will be long upon the land, then I'm going to live to be 124, because I love them so, so much.
Happy Anniversary!
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I would show you all a lovely picture of Margaret, but I lived with her before the era of digital cameras. Trust me, she's the cutest. I've been listening to Tiffany all day to commemorate your special day. Congrats on making it over the hill. I'll be joining you in 9 days!

3 comments:

candicerail said...

I love that you will live until 124. That is a good age.

Your parents sound like saints. Kind of like a girl with a name like a flower I know.

IrisLillie said...

I guess this took me sooooo looong to coment on because I just didn't know what to say.

That was absolutely the nicest thing I have ever had said about me.

Thank You......

PS... There is always room for you and my Saintly Son to come and visit...

We'll just throw one or two out to make room for you....

The Bears said...

Oh mom... I love you!