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10 Years/10 Stories: #10

Chat between Ralexwin and me, 2010:
ralexwin: Cannwin, Look on ebay there is two kirby's there for only like $350 dollars.What do you think? Bidding ends in like two hours.me: I am not buying a kirby in two hours that is way to spontaneous ralexwin: With shampoo-er and everything else. Well it might get bidded up the closer it come s to selling but I am serious. I was pretty impressed with my Mom's Kirby why not. me: because we need to think it through that's why!and how big and unmanageable are they? ralexwin: if you want performance you aren't going to get it with a fisher price version.me: are you being sarcastic? fisher price is a kids toy brand, honeyralexwin: I know but they are cheap! unlike Tonka that lasts foreverme: sarcasm is forbidden Ralexwin. if you think it's worth it, but I'm sure spontaneity will breed regret.ralexwin: That has the sound of sagely advice but I don't think it is spontaneity. We have talked about [getting a] Kirby for years.

Today is the day. My anniversary.

I've spent the last nine posts telling you about big events that have occurred in our life together, but the reality is that those events are only landmarks along the road.

It's the day to day that really makes up a marriage. The broken sinks, the tipped over garbages, the sick days and sleepless nights. Those are the the cobblestones of life. The landmarks are the scenery.

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.

Happy Anniversary to the love of my life!

Comments

Jennifer said…
I just have to say that I am very proud to be related to a woman who quotes Tolkien in a post about her anniversary. :)

Happy Anniversary! Here's to another 50 years together!
Myya said…
So did you guys get the Kirby??? Happy Anniversary! Today is my sister & Brother in laws 10th as well. These stories have been fun, what a great tribute to your marriage!
Cannwin said…
Myya... we bought it, and I've been happy with everything about it but the price of the vacuum bags. :)
Happy Anniversary Cannwin and Ralexwin!
Chelsea said…
Fisher Price cheap quality - NO WAY! I hope you have a fun date tonight. Happy Anniversary.

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