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30 Things

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Next month I will celebrate being married to the same man for 30 years.   That is a LONG time to have many shared experiences and memories.  In preparation for our 30th anniversary – I am going to scribble down some thoughts – 30 to be exact – of some of those experiences and memories.

1)  Northwest College 1980

2) Freshman Picnic spring 1980

3) Dana Waller – friend who had a hand in setting us up

4) College Choir – spring 1980

5) Letter writing – summer 1980

6) King’s Choralons – 1980-81

7) “Cupid Knew”

8) Engagement – March 1981

9) Wedding – September 5th – 1981

10) Married Student Housing – 1981-1983

11) Wisdom Tooth Experience – 1983

12) College Graduation – Spring 1983

13) First church staff position – Juneau, Alaska – 1983-84

14) Move to Fairbanks – 1984

15) Youth pastor position,  Jeannette, PA 1985-86

16) Youth pastor position, New Castle, PA 1986-88

17) Ashlee Renee’ is born August 6, 1987

18) Lead Pastor position – Fortuna, CA – 1988-92

19) Shawn Tyler is born October 5th – 1991

20) Earthquake in California 1992

21) Move to Fairbanks for the summer 1992

22) Move to Fort Worth, TX to pursue Master’s degree – 1992-93

23) Staff position Vero Beach, FL – 1993-94

24) Move to Pacific Northwest – 1994

25) Staff Position New Life Church Renton, WA 1994-2009

26) Ashlee’s high school graduation 2005

27) Ashlee and Drew’s Wedding September 5th, 2009

28) Shawn’s high school graduation 2010

29) Shawn’s move to California June, 2011

30) Our 30th anniversary cruise to Alaska NEXT MONTH!!!

 

This just barely scratches the surface of our life together – lucky for me – I married my best friend and got to take him along on the adventure of a lifetime 🙂

What do you remember about your life with your spouse?

 

God Bless

 

 

 

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  2. Good for you guys! May God bless the next 30 even more! I admire the people who stick together through thick and thin. In the ups and downs is where true love is tempered. Happy 30th Cindy!

  3. Congrats!!!!

  4. Happy Anniversary! It’s been 29 years for me and there are so many wonderful things to remember and thank God for!

  5. Happy Upcoming Anniversary, Cindy! Ours is August 31st. Like you, I could fill up pages and pages of things. You’ll have lots of time to compile more on your Alaska Cruise. The only thing I can say to that is WOW!

  6. Congratulations!

    It’s good to hear stories like this.

  7. Congrats Cindy, this is so amazing. Especially nowadays when so many marriages end in divorce. I am about to be married 10 years coming up in September. Let’s hope I can catch up.

    Congrats!

    *jealous of Alaska cruise

    • You can catch up Moe! I’m rooting for you!

      *totally noted the jealousy 🙂 When we were married 20 years we took our first cruise – you only have 10 more years to wait 🙂

  8. Sounds like you’ve had 30 great years! Happy anniversary to you both!

  9. That’s so great, Cindy! It’s definitely good to marry your best friend. 🙂

  10. Happy Anniversary!

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