Sunday, February 05, 2017

40 years ago today.......

Wedding Day, Lake Tahoe, Feb 5, 1977
Don and I met on St. Patrick's Day, in a bar in Palo Alto, CA, in 1976. We got married at Lake Tahoe by Rev. Love at the Love Chapel February 5, 1977, wearing blue jeans.
Love Chapel, Stateline, Nevada (back in the day)

 April 1977. Seattle. reception.
We moved from the San Francisco Bay Area in 1977 to Corvallis, Oregon and lived there until 1985.
1984. Seattle, Don's school reunion
Then, we moved to Seoul, South Korea, and lived there from 1985 to 1987.
10th Wedding Anniversary. 1988, Seoul, Korea
We moved to Los Angeles in 1987 and then to San Diego, CA in 1989.

photo booth over the years. Early 1990s
Florence, Italy 1998

Feb 5, 2011 in San Diego

Our 35th Anniversary February 2012 (wearing 3D glasses at a movie)
summer 2014, Sequoia National Park

Seattle, July 2016
40 years together. Through sickness and in health. Through laughter and tears and back to laughter.


  1. Congratulations and Happy Anniversary!

  2. Jane-This was the first blog entry I read this morning. It brought tears to my eyes, as we have a similar story. Thanks so much for all the sharing. Many congratulations! And best wishes for the future!

  3. Best wishes to you both.

  4. Congratulation to You and Don! Last week we celebrated our 40th anniversary of our first blind date! 1977 must have been a very good year!! Now we celebrate daily!!!

  5. Love, love, love your wedding story! Hubby and I married in '78 at the Heart of Reno Chapel. I wore blue jeans and we're still together, too. Ain't life grand - through sorrows and laughter? May you have many more years with your wonderful guy.
    Love & hugs,
    Helen, a happy subscriber

  6. Congratulations Jane! We celebrate our 37th in August. May this year be filled with many more special memories!

  7. So nice to see stories of people just loving each other. You both look so happy together. Congratulations and here's to many more years of love.

  8. Happy Anniversary!!

  9. Blessings to you both. What a lovely look back at a charming couple, who do, in deed, share the love and laughter that keeps the tears at bay! Happy Anniversary!!

  10. Love you both so much* <3 <3

  11. How absolutely sweet, Jane! Congratulations and I too wish you many more years of love.

  12. You are both adorable! Happy, happy anniversary with much love and admiration. xoxoxox

  13. Happiest of Happy Anniversaries ! Your smiles say it all

  14. What a beautiful "peek" inside your journey together. Thanks for sharing. CONGRATULATIONS on your special anniversary!

  15. Oh how lovely! You are such a fun couple,Hugs to both of you.

  16. Oh how lovely! You are such a fun couple,Hugs to both of you.

  17. Wishing you happiness all the days of your lives! Congratulations!


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