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Thankful Thursday - And they call it puppy love...

As strange as it may be - it all started with a dog.  Well, there was a mutual attraction too, but the first time Mom met Dad, he stood at the back of her truck petting her dog, Rowdy.  They spent four hours together that first night and were inseparable ever after.  Four months later they were married on Mom's lunch break.  Fourteen years later, here we are.

Mom and Dad have a love story that is better than any you see depicted in movies.  What they have is real and beautiful.  It hasn't always been easy, but it's always been worth it.

Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!  We are thankful for the love and life God has blessed you both with.

We helped the kids put together a special scrapbook for their big day.  Here are some of the pictures:



  1. Someone loves your Mom and Dad very much to have gone to all the trouble to make them an anniversary album, don't you think? Happy, happy day!!!

  2. How wonderful! You do not hear many love stories like this anymore. This is something to be thankful for :-)

  3. Hi, Happy Anniversary to your mom and dad. The years pass so quickly and life gets better with age. You'all are so lucky.
    Love the Christmas header too!!!!
    Hugs, Noreen & Reggie-dog

  4. What a neat love story and it doesn't surprise me that a dog had a big part of it.

    Happy Aniversary to your mom and dad and what a neat thing you did with the book


  5. Great story! Happy anniversary!!

  6. Sounds to me like Rowdy picked your dad out for your mom!!! Great story!
    Happy anniversary to your parents!!!
    Play bows,

  7. Wonderful story. Happy Anniversary!

  8. Happy Aniversary to your mom and dad. Love the story.

  9. Great things to be Thankful For! :) Happy Anniversary!

    If you go over to The bloghop is now online :)


  10. Awwww happy anniversary to your Mom and Dad!

    That is the sweetest story and it shows they were just "meant to be"



  12. Wonderful story! Happy Anniversary to your Mom and Dad!

    Thor and Jack

  13. The best love stories always include dogs (especially Goldens). Happy Anniversary!


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