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richgreer

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08-22-2011 03:52 AM

I’d like to share with my LJ family that my wife, Nancy, and I have been married 40 years as of today, August 21st.

I’ve been a very lucky man to have such a loving and supportive wife for so many years.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.


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therookie

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#1 posted 08-22-2011 03:58 AM

Congratulations rich I just went to myrtle beach sc and celebrated my grand parents 50th congrats again and many more years to you.

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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#2 posted 08-22-2011 03:58 AM

Congrats, Rich. I guess at this point you’ll have to keep her ;^)

Mimi and I were married 36 years in June. Best thing that ever happened to me.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 08-22-2011 04:01 AM

Congrats Rich.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 08-22-2011 04:06 AM

Absolutely wonderful. Congratulations.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#5 posted 08-22-2011 04:06 AM

Rich, congratulations!!! Sounds like a success story to me.

-- Jeff, eastern Iowa

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#6 posted 08-22-2011 04:17 AM

Congrats Rich

-- wchips

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#7 posted 08-22-2011 04:31 AM

Congratulations to both of you, Rich!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 08-22-2011 04:45 AM

So Nancy finally has you trained Rich??? :::))))))
Fantastic& congratulations to you both, Sandra & I will be 47 yrs in Jan’, looks like we are both pretty lucky guys

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#9 posted 08-22-2011 04:45 AM

Congrats Rich!! Hope you have another 40. We hit 40 last year, both our kids are married to spouses from broken homes ;-((

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 08-22-2011 04:51 AM

happy anniversary rich, in this day and age , when i hear of a marriage celebrating…i think amen…......so many others out there going the opposite…you should be happy to have a solid family…amen to that…i hope you both continue on in love and happiness for the rest of your days…......grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 08-22-2011 04:57 AM

Congrats Rich. My wife and I are celebrating our 25th in September.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#12 posted 08-22-2011 04:57 AM

Congrats from Rick and Nancy in Grand Rapids, MI

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 08-22-2011 04:58 AM

Congrats Rich!! You truly are lucky, given the state of relationships today!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#14 posted 08-22-2011 05:04 AM

Congrats Rich. My wife and I are going on our 45th year so I know what a joy it is to have a long time friend and love.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#15 posted 08-22-2011 05:09 AM

Congrats Rich and heres hoping you have 40 more!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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