Monday, July 13, 2015

Blue Monday - 57th Anniversary!

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This past Tuesday, July 7th, Johnny and I celebrated our 57th anniversary. (Remember, I was  child bride!) We had flowers placed in our church the previous Sunday. Since it was a patriotic service, the flowers were red, white, and Blue. After church, we snapped these shots. You can see the bottom of the HUGE American flag that served as the backdrop for the orchestra and choir.



Here's a close-up of one of the displays.



Coincidentally, on July 7, iHOP, a Blue restaurant, was celebrating their 57th birthday by offering a short stack of pancakes for 57¢. When I heard about this, we HAD to go! After all, this was a DOUBLE CELEBRATION!


The sign below states, "Happy Birthday to us. Happy Breakfast to you." (Bacon and drinks were extra of course.)




Our kind server snapped this shot.




Wind and rain left my hair in a mess, so I'm not posting the picture of me taken by Johnny. (He's obviously blinded by love and doesn't see messy hair!) However, here's a picture of him, taken by me. Does this look like a guy who's been stuck for 57 years?



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26 comments:

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Happy anniversary, Sally and Johnny! I hope you make it to at least 75 years together. Many, many blessings to you!

Jim said...

That's quite interesting.

Jeanne said...

Darn Sally, I have not had time for my computer and I missed your anniversary. Wow, 57 years is awesome. Congratulations my sweet friends. Bill and I wish you belated happiest of anniversaries.

I can see you celebrated just the way you wanted. Your flowers are pretty and I love the photo of you both. I don't care if your hair was messy...I wouldn't have posted it if it was me either. Pride wins. LOL.

Much love,
Jeanne

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Sally,
Thanks so much for hosting!!

Have a great week!!

Hugs,
Deb

Annesphamily said...

Beautiful blues Sally! Happy, Happy, Happy anniversary! Quite a terrific milestone and Johnny looks smitten like he did all those years ago! Precious post. Hugs, Anne xo

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Congratulations Sally and Johnny on your 57th Anniversary. Imagine AHOP having a 57th birthday at the same time !

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

Happy anniversary the flowers are lovely.
Congratulations on 57 years.
Have a great week.
Denise

Sarah said...

Congratulations, you two! Wow, what an amazing union. We will celebrate 40 this summer. I'm truly happy for you and wish you many more years together. Happy Blue Monday!

Krzysiek Helak said...

Wow, congratulations on your anniversary!

jeannettestgermain said...

Congrats, Sally! something to be very proud and thankful of - to be in love for so long!

Gerald (SK14) said...

wow - happy anniversary

Alexa said...

Happy aniversary, Sally!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Your anniversary looks like a fun celebration. The church flower arrangements are lovely and hubby looks wonderful in the last photo.

Julie Huston said...

Happy Anniversary and Happy Blue Monday.

Grantham Lynn said...

So that's why your always smiling. Congratulations. Thanks for sharing with us. And thanks for the linky party. Have a good week.

LV said...

With the right combination, you can expect long, happy marriage. I go to iHop once in awhile as I live near one. They cook my bacon like I want it. You and Johnny enjoy each day to the fullest. I wish you nothing but the best.

moni said...

Dear Sally,
my congratulations on your anniversary, you are looking so young!!!
Have a nice week,
kindly regards
moni

Maria Gagliano said...

Happy Anniversary. I wish there was an IHop near me. I miss those days.
Congratulations and many many more

bj said...

57 years....Happiest Anniversary. And, to think IHOP was 57 yrs old, too. WOW...which, by the way, is one of my favorite places to eat. :)
I hope you have more anniversaries with BLUES all around. xoxo
We will have our 56th in April...
Love to you and Johnny...

Jeannie Marie said...

Happy Anniversary! How wonderful to have had so many years together. He looks like a happy man!

carol l mckenna said...

Happy Anniversary ~ loving post and great blues!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

Linda Kay said...

Happy anniversary...Wow 57! That's quite an accomplishment.

Joy H said...

Amazing! Happy Anniversary Sally!!

xinex said...

57 years? Wow! Congrats and best wishes to both of you, Sally. More power and many more! The flowers are very pretty...Christine

miradordesign said...

Hi Sally,

A very Happy Anniversary to you both! How absolutely wonderful :-)

Have a great week,
Sarah

Mama Zen said...

Happy Anniversary!