Fabulous Forty!

I am very proud to announce that we are celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.  We were married in Berlin, with the civil ceremony (required in Germany) on May 12 and the church ceremony (optional) 40 years ago today.  I am also very happy to report that we are still delightfully happy together, like and love and support each other, and that we still have fun!  Here is my favorite photo from our wedding day, made shortly after the ceremony.  I also wish all of our friends out there happiness,  joy, and honest respect and appreciation for each other—and to all of you moms, happy Mother’s Day, too!

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Welcome to Krikit Arts! I'm a veterinarian; photographer; finger-style guitarist, composer, instructor, and singer/songwriter; fisherman; and fly-tyer. Please enjoy--and please respect my full rights to all photos on this Website!
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24 Responses to Fabulous Forty!

  1. Helen Cherry says:

    How wonderful.. I wish you continued happiness :D

  2. Onwards to Gold! Congratulations.

  3. krikitarts says:

    My sentiment exactly–thanks a lot, David!

  4. NgTom says:

    Congratulations and celebration…

  5. Awww, what a sweet picture!! Happy Anniversary and congratulations for reaching such an awesome milestone. It’s so nice in this day and age to see that marriage really can last!!

  6. settleandchase says:

    How completely lovely – Happy Anniversary to you!

  7. What a beautiful post! Happy Anniversary and wishing the two of your all the very best for many, many years to come!
    anne

  8. Meanderer says:

    Many congratulations to you both. Super image.

    • krikitarts says:

      Thanks a lot for the former! As for the latter, I can’t take any credit for it, except that I was there and helped, in a small way, to add interest to the subjects, and that it was made with my camera. If I had made the shot, it would have been considerably sharper, of course. But I do love how he caught my lovely bride, and will be forever grateful for this fine portrait of the two of us.

  9. Adrian Lewis says:

    Excellent! Congratulations, Gary, a great anniversary! Adrian

  10. krikitarts says:

    It was, indeed, a great anniversary, Adrian. It included breakfast in bed, a beautiful teriyaki steak on the grill, and some lovely wine to go with it. Thanks for your good wishes!

  11. I’m chiming in late here, but just wanted to say the photograph is beautiful, and how wonderful it is that you have celebrated 40 happy years together. Congratulations!

    • krikitarts says:

      I’ve become something of a late chimer-inner myself of late, and thank your for sharing some of your time–and your congratulations–with me. I’ve been out of the fast-lane loop for a couple of weeks and it’s great to hear from you again!.

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