Saturday, July 17, 2010

A Special Couple's 69th Anniversary!

In 1941 the film "How Green Was My Valley" won the Academy Award.  Other classic films that year were "Citizen Kane", "The Maltese Falcon", and "Sergeant York".  The first Gold Record ever awarded went to orchestra leader Glenn Miller for "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and Les Paul built the first solid-body electric guitar.  In television, the network NBC was launched.

But most importantly,  my Uncle Earl and Aunt Lorraine were married on July 19th, 1941:

69 years ago!

They are still awesome at 89 and 88 years, respectively, living in their own home, active in church and helping others at every chance.  An inspiration to everyone who meets them, I am proud to be one of many beneficiaries of their spirituality, encouragement, love, and support.

I wanted to make a special anniversary card for them with lots of bling for the sparkle they still have for each other.  Since I can't be with them in person, this is the card that is on its way to them now:



Happy Anniversary! I love you, Earl and Lorraine!

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5 comments:

Hunnybunnycards said...

Hi Barb, what a beautiful card and an amazing achievement for your aunt and uncle, bless em both! Hope you are well

Hugs
Barbaraxx

Mina said...

wow Barb I love your card, stunning...they will love it to bits
Mina xxx

Heather said...

Beautiful!!! Love that butterfly..

Carmen O. said...

Oh Barb! This card is absolutely fabulous!! Your Aunt and Uncle will treasure this card. What a great tribute to their many years of marriage.

Joan Ervin said...

WOW!!! 69 years is a looong time...how wonderful they are both still active!!!! Your card is gorgeous with all the silver and bling...they are going to love this!!!!