prairie daze

claiming our daze and our days on the prairie

joy on our anniversary


water from a new pitcher
wine from 1998 (no 1995 to be found in town)
were sang for at church
and saw the faces of so many
who were with us 12 years ago,
made pizza for a lunch picnic
and movie in the cool basement,
mud play in the backyard,
take out and fishing
as evening came,
grateful and aware
with promises to remember
and to make it work
for the rest of our lives…

5 comments on “joy on our anniversary

  1. johnkarinkw
    July 22, 2007

    K & J – It’s hard to believe it’s been 12 years already. It’s fun to think back – good memories!! We’d love to get together to celebrate with you. Love you!! – K & J

  2. Auntie Bonita
    July 22, 2007

    Way to go! Congratulations to both of you for caring for each other all of those years and for renewing the commitment to continue experiencing life together.

  3. katiecl
    July 22, 2007

    ah, yes. i remember that day well. . . the women arranging flowers in the kitchen, the antique dress, the beautiful ceremony, the festive backyard afterwards. and to think you two had already been together for so long! what constancy and comfort.

  4. mama without instructions
    July 22, 2007

    congratulations! what a wonderful accomplishment.

  5. Grace
    July 23, 2007

    a really beautiful post! lovely photos, too. congratulations! our 8th is in 2 weeks!

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