The Blogging A to Z Challenge today is brought to you by the letter R.
I didn’t have to think long or hard to decide what would be my subject for the letter R. I’ve been using a lot of the letters in the Challenge to talk about family members. So you know that R needs to stand for Ralph.
Those of you who have been reading BCDC for a while know that Ralph is my wonderful husband of almost 12 years. He’s been in my life for almost 21 years. We’ve been through a lot together and intend to keep going. One of the first evenings Ralph and I spent together talking and getting to know each other, he told me that he wanted to spend our 50th anniversary together. He doesn’t remember that of course. It could happen. Why do you think I eat all of this healthy food?! 😉
I’ll start with little Ralph. He was known as Micky to his family back then. But don’t tell him I told you that! Isn’t he Cute?!
The comment on the back of this photo, carefully written by his Mom says that he is 6 years old. Hard to think of a cuter child. His grandson Patrick looks so much like him back then.
Thought I’d give you all a few laughs with some of these photos.
This is us, early 90’s at the wedding of our friends Karin and Charlie.
This is us, Thanksgiving 1993. How do I know that? Not because I was smart enough to write it on the back of the photo. While going through boxes, my sister Ele recently found a video from that Thanksgiving and in the video you can actually see this photo being taken. It’s actually a little spooky. This is one of my favorite photos of us.
I haven’t really said that much about Ralph. I don’t really know where to start. He is a kind, considerate, caring man. In the years I have known him, he has been so good to me and my Family in ways I can’t even begin to recount.
This is us the day we got married…October 1, 2000. You can read all about it here. Suffice it to say, I’m a very lucky woman.
As much as I love Ralph, I love what we’re hoping to have together even more. It won’t happen as soon as I’d like, but we’ll be moving to New Mexico.
Here we are on the deck of our home. Love the mountain view!
I’ve used this photo before, but it is one of my favorites. I can’t wait to be there and I want to be there with this Guy. When Ralph’s Mom was still with us I used to thank her every time I saw her for the Wonderful gift she had given me. She would just smile at me. She knew what a great guy he is. I love you Ralph. Thank you for Everything!
Happy Thursday! “S”omething interesting coming up tomorrow. (I Hope!)