Thursday, October 23, 2008

Mr and Mrs Fred Fairhurst


-8 Beautiful daughters and 7 handsome sons
-18 wonderful grandchildren
-21 homes in 5 states
AND...living on the same block for over 30 years
-Having our parents nearby as we raised our family
-More cars than we can remember ie: 4 vans, 3 station wagons,
several pickup trucks, a Studebaker and a Gremlin
& now...A white 65 Mustang for our retirement years
-Trips to Canada, Puerto Rico, South Africa and to...
San Diego, Boston, Miami & DC- just to name a few
-Many deployment separations followed by joyous reunions
-Year after year of no money left once the bills were paid
...Followed by Years of prosperity
-College tuitions and wedding expenses
-ER visits, stitches, broken bones, flu and rashes
-dogs named Gipper, Striker and Mickey,
a cat named Snowball, 2 turtles, lizards and one ugly rat
-7 wonderful Temple weddings
-5 missionary children and now...
1 Senior Missionary couple
-Tears of Joy ... Tears of Sorrow... Tears of Inspiration
Good friends from our youth and new friends to meet
Hours and hours of church service- and ever being blessed
Add 9 beautiful peach colored roses and...
You have 39 years of love and adventure-
39 years of marriage!

3 comments:

adorable pearsons said...

That was so sweet....and fun to read your facts. PS. Let's see how many pets were mixed in those years. or emergency room visits.

Mike & Kelli said...

Awwww....very well written. The flowers are beautiful. We miss you!

Lott said...

Those flowers are so beautiful. You deserve hundreds of them!