December 31, 1988

Twenty years ago, at the very hour I post this (noon), two kids were married.  The bride was 19, the groom 22, and they had a combined monthly income of $450, $220 of which went to rent their weird little apartment carved out of the second floor of an old house in Moscow, Idaho.  They were starry-eyed students who, as the bride’s father put it, thought they could “live on love.”  They had no honeymoon, except for a night at the Best Western that their friends pitched in for, and went right back to work the day after they wed.

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We’ve come a long way, baby.  Happy Anniversary!



  1. Karen said,

    January 1, 2009 at 9:58 am

    Congratulations on twenty years together!

  2. John said,

    January 1, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    That is a wonderful milestone! Love you guys!

  3. Shannon said,

    January 3, 2009 at 11:18 am

    Happy Anniversary!

  4. requiel said,

    February 3, 2009 at 10:30 am

    Happy 20th! Mine is coming up in July…Twenty years goes by so fast doesn’t it?

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