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Friday, February 13, 2009



Great picture! Congratulations on seventeen years - that's a huge accomplishment!!!


Amy, you know how much I love this post, I'm sure that I don't have to tell you. Happy Anniversary to you both. Call me when you get a moment! I'd love to catch up! LYB!


Woohoo! Congratulations...and here's to another 60 plus years together.
My husband and I will celebrate 17 years together in July. I can really relate to this post! Opposites and all :)


Holy cow, there's tears in my eyes, and I can't decide if it's because of how beautiful this post is, or how much I love you both. You have overcome a lot, and that is exactly what it's all about. WE weren't supposed to agree on everything. If we did, how fun would that be?

Happy Anniversary to my sister and her great husband. Love you lots.

chris jenkins

happy anniversary!


Happy Anniversary Amy,to you and Kendell. That is a cute picture of you two. :)


Happy Anniversary! Here's hoping for many more 'Happy's'.

Daurene Turpin

Great post Amy, man you look beautiful. I can really relate to everything you said. Happy Anniversary to you.


Happy Anniversary!


Happy Anniversary to you, and many more years of love and happiness! :)


Happy Anniversary. You are beautiful, you know. And don't argue. :-)

I had to smile when I read your post. I had some of the same thoughts last night when I was making my husband's Valentine card. We have more in common, but we are still very different, like you and Kendell. That shared history you spoke of is huge, so huge, and I think it, and the laughs, are what bind us together stronger than any glue could.

Like in The Little Prince - he loves a rose because he thinks she's special. He discovers that his rose isn't special or unique after all and then finally realizes she IS special because he loves and cares for her. It's the same way with my husband. I just tell people, he may not be perfect, but he's MINE. I love him and care for him and he's special beyond saying.


I've recently read that love is a choice we make every day. Like happy. Happy Anniversay. What a gorgeous picture!


Lovely picture Amy, and Happy Anniversary. I think you have a good thing going there - when you are tempted to focus on the differences & difficulties, the key to relationship survival is to look instead at the commonalities and to appreciate the good times.


A few years ago I looked at how the challenges in my marriage had changed me and I realized I really liked the ways I had grown from some of the struggles. It was painful growth but I guess that's usually how growth comes. It can be much easier to see the hard things than the good things. I loved reading about where you are different & what you have in common. Congratulations on your anniversary and, more importantly, on still finding love to celebrate!


Happy Anniversary! My husband and I have been married 16+ years and are just like you and your husband with being different and yet still having things in common. It's not been easy and it's nice to hear from other people it's not always perfect, but that you still love each other!


I love this, Amy. I love the opposites and similarities lists--and really relate to some of them (spawn of Satan . . . down with video games). I remember when dh and I were dating or engaged, he was so excited to show me his favorite game. I was mortified. I asked, "Is it okay if I NEVER EVER like it?" Anyway . . . I also love, from your Valentine's post, that he drove you to work. Those kinds of things are romantic to me.

Love you!


Wow! It sounds like you were writing about my husband and me--so very different but so very intertwined! We also celebrated 17 years this month (2/22/92) and have been together for 19 years. As I type this I think, who am I talking about because I don't feel old enough (or mature enough) to have been with someone for 19 years. Anyway, I appreciate your reality check and the fact that like so many of us, you are willing to work at something that is so important! Congratulations!

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