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Today is my 34th wedding anniversary...Chugging right along...!!

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Forum topic by Rick Dennington posted 12-03-2011 06:56 PM 1206 views 0 times favorited 50 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Rick Dennington

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12-03-2011 06:56 PM

Yep…..34 years ago today I married a farmers daughter (ok….I can hear you snickering).. We had a “bluegrass wedding.” Lots of friends and pickers showed up. We had the wedding in an old school house, which was turned into a community building in Ropesville, Texas, close to Lubbock, Texas (for all you West Texas LJs). Followed by a small reception, and good bluegrass pickin’. We had 3-4 bands playing, plus our family band…Folks couldn’t understand why me and my wife were the last to leave….We said “Shoot…we want to stay and pick”......lol. And we’re still pickin’ together after all these years…Hope we make another 34….the pickin’s got a little harder to do with age and arthritis, but we still manage to “belt one out”......

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......


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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#1 posted 12-03-2011 07:00 PM

Congrats Rick, seems like you “picked” a good one. :-)

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#2 posted 12-03-2011 07:03 PM

Congrats Rick!!!!! Here is to 34 more wonderful years for the both of you!

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#3 posted 12-03-2011 07:14 PM

Congrats Rick! I have my 1 year coming up in March! Only 33 more to catch ya! lol

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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Rick Dennington

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#4 posted 12-03-2011 07:18 PM

Thanks fellows….didn’t know if this thread was even going to go through. I tried 3 times to post it, and it kept rolling the green flag, and finally gave up the ghost and died….went white page on me. Finally made it..

Keep chugging Lance….you’ll get there….I may be dead when you do, so I may not be able to post a reply.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 12-03-2011 07:22 PM

Way to go Rick. You obviously picked a winner, although her choice might be questionable. (just kidding of course)

Hope to see 34 more years now!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Moron

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#6 posted 12-03-2011 07:47 PM

Congratulations to you and your bride. May the oncoming years bring you health, happiness, and love.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#7 posted 12-03-2011 09:47 PM

congrats on the 34, isnt love and family grand, hope you have many more…

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

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Rick Dennington

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#8 posted 12-03-2011 09:56 PM

Thanks again, guys…..I plan to take my bride to eat supper tonight. We quit long ago buying wedding gifts for each other…..now we just settle for a meal, a movie, and a warm woobie…..and the wedding pics have been tucked away for years…We don’t want to be looking at “what was”, and “what is now”....no comparision….too much fat, and too many wrinkles…...:)).

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#9 posted 12-03-2011 10:49 PM

Congrats on your 34th time sure flyes My wife and i woll be having a 50 year party in about 2 years

-- wchips

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#10 posted 12-03-2011 10:57 PM

happy anniversary :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#11 posted 12-03-2011 11:39 PM

Rick, congrats to you and your lovely bride, and to many more, and the permission to buy what ever tools you think you may need.

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Dez

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#12 posted 12-04-2011 12:35 AM

Congratulations! I think farmers daughters are the best BTW!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Rick Dennington

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#13 posted 12-04-2011 01:03 AM

Still more thanks fellows, and MsDebbie. Our plans may be twarted tonight, as it’s turning cold and rainy. My wife is trying to come down with her allergies, so it’s hit or miss. Doesn’t bother us though…we can celebrate anytime we want to…..when you’ve been married this long, you don’t have to get in any hurry to do things….:)

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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GMman

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#14 posted 12-04-2011 02:06 AM

Hey Rick is that why you got that nice shiny new truck?
Congratulations and many more, we had ours in Oct. the big 50

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#15 posted 12-04-2011 02:16 AM

Congrats, neighbor. Anybody that can put up with you for 34 is special. Whoops, now I didn’t say that did I?

-- Joe

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