1,144 weekends

22 years, 8,030 days and 1,144 weekends.

Ups, downs & all-arounds.

22 years.

Meeting a man who could lay down the first brick told me all I needed to know and like the song, pretty soon I was singing “It had to be You.”

22 years of Date Nights, 22 years of Virgo and the Circus and 22 years of songs I love to sing with him.

22 years ago I stepped away from the fear and into the arms of my big-shouldered Michigan man.

22 years .. today!

me & the hubbs at our wedding  - an Emjayandthem (C) photo

me & the hubbs at our wedding – an Emjayandthem (C) photo



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24 thoughts on “1,144 weekends

  1. Happy Anniversary, MJ!!! How I love hearing about your life with your man….you two were obviously meant for each other. (He reminds me a bit of Motor Man: am I right that yours rescued you, just as MM did me?!)
    I bet you’re going out to celebrate and that you’ll be wearing a flirty skirt!
    Love the picture….!

    • Thank you, Dianna πŸ™‚ And you are right .. he rescued me .. but I like to think I rescued him right back!
      It’s a bit brisk here for skirts but soon .. soon!

  2. Happy anniversary! Such a sweet post.

  3. Happy anniversary to the both of you. “stepped away from fear and into the arms of my big shouldered Michigan man”.. Happy for both of you!

  4. Happy anniversary to a gorgeous couple, inside and out!

  5. Happy anniversary to you both! πŸ™‚ You can feel the love in all the posts you write about him πŸ™‚

  6. Happy Anniversary!

  7. Congratulations!! He snagged a “good one”!! πŸ˜‰

  8. Happy Anniversary, MJ and Hubbs. From all you’ve written here, it comes as no surprise whatsoever that you’ve made your marriage such a success. Wishing you many more happy years together.

    • Thank you, Terri. Like most couples, we’ve had our ups & downs and times of uncertainty or not great communications – but we always come back around to each other. For us, one of the keys has been giving each other our space. The other has been agreeing on how much and then coming back together again!!

  9. Wonderful post MJ

  10. Ah, congratulations and happy anniversary, my friend. Hope you all had an awesome day.

    Hugs from Ecuador,

  11. Happy Anniversary! I love that photo of the two of you. Here’s to 22 years and to many more.

  12. Happy anniversary! (a little late)

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