Friday, July 20, 2007

My week to date has been at best blah, as evidenced by the fact that I've not posted since Sunday last. I tried at least 6 attempts at poetry yesterday to no avail.

The week has been dreary at times but there have been moments of sunshine and pleasant summer evenings. It has, however rained everyday, and currently the thunder is getting closer and the lightening is bringing brighter than daylight flashes ... an omen that this post may yet be erased by a power failure.

The coming weekend, starting today after work, is an auspicious one to be duly noted! D. and I are celebrating 40 years of marriage. Plans are such, that I will probably not post again 'til next week. This evening we will traverse the bridge over the St. Lawrence to Canada and dine in the quaint, rustically elegant "Brigadoon" restaurant in Oxford mills.
Saturday we will travel to Ottawa, Canada's capital city, where we have reservations at the Chateau Laurier. Sunday is the actual anniversary. I'm anticipating a wickedly wicked weekend!


Blogger giggles said...

Congratulations your fortieth anniversary! Wonderful that you can still find some wickedness after all these years! Had I stayed married it would have been 35 for me next year! Hope you have a spectacular weekend in my country! Anyone lasting that long deserves the very best! Rock on, wink wink!!!

Hugs Sherrie

8:10 AM  
Blogger Chipper said...

Happy Anniversary!! It is amazing you have been married for 40 years and still look at each other just like the picture on your wedding day. Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy!!


8:42 AM  
Blogger Elisabeth said...

Congratulations on that momentous 40th anniversary! Enjoy the wickedness, it's a good part of what keeps a marriage happy!

9:55 AM  
Blogger Eleanor said...

Happy, happy 40th to you and your lovely lady. Sooo, being wicked is the key to a long, happy marriage, eh? I'll keep that in mind. ;)

Enjoy your wicked weekend and here's to 40 more fab years for the two of you! :D

12:05 PM  
Blogger Kathleen said...

Congratulations on 40 years together! May you have another 40. And may you have a wickedly great time in Canada!

12:42 PM  
Blogger Churlita said...

You guys were adorable. It's nice to know that after 40 years, you still can be wickedly wicked together.

12:56 PM  
Blogger Rowan said...

Congratulations to you both and a very Happy Anniversary!

4:27 PM  
Blogger jellyhead said...

Aw, happy anniversary to you two cuties! Enjoy the weekend away!

4:48 PM  
Anonymous Rose Dewy Knickers said...

Congrats on forty wonderful years together.

Have a wanton, wicked weekend.



5:24 PM  
Blogger sundaycynce said...

Hey, WOW, and good for you!!!!! It sounds like you have planned an absolutely wonderful (or wicked, if you will) weekend. At 40 years it is well deserved. I hope it is every bit as good as you want it to be and then a little bit better than that!

JR and I will have 40 years two years from now in early August.

6:45 PM  
Blogger Lucy said...

Wow! Congratulations Rem! What is that Wickedly mischievous smirk your new bride is wearing?
I guess anticipation of the honeymoon?
You are both Adorable and It's so refreshing to know that the honeymoon lasted 40 year!!
( go get a drink of water man!)

7:26 PM  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

Hey Rel, congratulations to you and D on 40 years of marriage. That's a wonderful achievement in this day and age.

I wonder what you're thinking of that photo...hmmmm?

Have a fabulous weekend and BEHAVE! (wickedly, of course...grin).

11:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sweet! Happy anniversary.

11:49 PM  
Blogger Wanderlust Scarlett said...


That's wonderful! Big hugs from both Viaggiatore and I, that is tremendous!!

Oh... wistful, I love Brigadoon.
The story, the musical, the romance, Gene and Cyd... sigh.

I hope you have a wonderful time, a safe trip, and a glorious re-honeymoon.... cuz that's what it sounds like this is... have a great time!

Can't wait to hear some of the story when you get back.

Scarlett & Viaggiatore

11:53 PM  
Blogger Rob Kistner said...

I hope you and D have a great 40th... all my best!

I've a suspicion your muse will return by next week... ;)

3:35 AM  
Blogger Regina Clare Jane said...

Oh, happy anniversary, rel, to you and D. What a lovely picture of you both! Lookin' pretty spiffy there!

3:37 AM  
Blogger Lee said...

Now you two look like the cats that ate the cream! ;)

Have a wonderful anniversary and week, Rel and D. :)

6:51 AM  
Blogger paris parfait said...

You naughty boy you! Congrats on your 40th - quite a momentous occasion and much-deserving of celebration! xo

7:58 AM  
Blogger Catch said...

Happy Anniversary! I love the pic of you and D...its so cute! I hope she goes easy on ya this trip, you know how us older women are. ;))

10:23 AM  
Blogger Becca said...

Congratulations to you both! May you weekend be wonderfully wicked!
(You aren't by any chance seeing the musical of the same name are you??)

12:03 PM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

Congratulations! Have a great weekend!

12:45 PM  
Anonymous gautami tripathy said...

Congratulations! We want all the juicy detail of the wicked weekend!

1:00 PM  
Blogger Tammy said...

Happy Anniversary you two! That picture was a delight to see.

7:46 PM  
Blogger chiefbiscuit said...

I'm sure the weeks ahead will more than make up for the dreary forerunner of the past few days. It will make the holiday all the sweeter.
What a lovely photo. Happy Anniversary to you both and have a blissful time together.

11:57 PM  
Blogger wendy said...

You have now gained HERO STATUS in my book of records. I have such admiration and respect for you both. I love that the wicked lives on!

3:10 PM  
Blogger wendy said...

PS...Thats kinda a wicked look you are givin her in that naughty boy!!!!

3:11 PM  
Blogger Patois said...

Major congratulations to you and your bride!

8:16 PM  
Blogger xxlukasxx said...

40 years...what a wonderful accomplishment. Congratulations to both of you -- I hope you had an enjoyable and wickedly wonderful weekend! I love your wedding picture. :~)

9:16 AM  
Blogger Amber said...

Wow! Congratulations Rel and D! That is really something-- 40 years.

I love that pic of you two.


12:28 PM  

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