Friday, March 7, 2008

Not how I feel but funny

I'm being lazy and borrowing a post from an email I just got. Since my first Anniversary is tomorrow, I do NOT feel like this but thought some of you OLD married people would get a chuckle.

Have a great weekend.

The Shoe Box

A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything.
They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the woman had a shoe box in the top of her closet that she had cautioned her husband never to open or ask her about.

For all of these years, he had never thought about the box, but one day the little old woman got very sick and the doctor said she would not recover.

In trying to sort out their affairs, the little old man took down the shoe box and took it to his wife's bedside. She agreed that it was time that he should know what was in the box. When he opened it, he found two crocheted dolls and a stack of money totaling $95,000.

He asked her about the contents. "When we were to be married," she said, " my grandmother told me the secret of a happy marriage was to never argue. She told me that if I ever got angry with you, I should just keep quiet and crochet a doll."

The little old man was so moved; he had to fight back tears. Only two precious dolls were in the box. She had only been angry with him two times in all those years of living and loving.

He almost burst withhappiness. "Honey," he said, "that explains the dolls, but what about all of this money? Where did it come from?"

"Oh," she said, "that's the money I made from selling the dolls."

A Prayer.......

Dear Lord, I pray for Wisdom to understand my man;
Love to forgive him;
And Patience for his moods;
Because Lord, if I pray for Strength,I'll beat him to death, because I don't know how to crochet.

Til later................


Loretta said...

Hey, I'm an old married people, lol, and I don't feel that way, either! :)

Happy anniversary to you both! May you have many, many more. Hug my little bro for me.

Mama said to tell you that her card arrived in time, so you don't have to worry. :)

WatchFrog said...

Happy Anniversary Cheryl & Larry! Finally you get to celebrate after all of those years