This day, is one so very special to me. A day of recent history compared to what I’ve been researching, yet far more important to me personally. You see, today is my wedding anniversary. A celebration of the day I took my love’s hand, and promised to cherish honor and love her till death do us part.
We were married in the little church where as a child I was baptized. The Sheldon Jackson Memorial Church, was founded by Presbyterian missionary, Dr. Sheldon Jackson, in the 1874. It is
The Church has a fabulous garden that was planted and maintained by Wealtha Heins a local resident with a long history in the area. The gardens continue to be maintained even after her passing, and have been named in her honor. As a youngster in the youth group, I helped her work on that garden, of local wildflowers, aspen trees, and fabulous rocks. I have many memories of that church, with it’s wood burning stove for heat, and hard wooden
My whole family had gotten together, everyone in one place, back where we started. It was a magical day indeed. We danced to two songs we chose just for us. I’ve included a player with those songs on it at the bottom of this post.
It’s hard to image, 11 years go by so fast. I like to look at this as our 20’th though, for we lived together for 9 years prior to making it official in front of family and friends.
I’m going to post this with Sepia Saturday, even though it doesn’t quite fit the “old Picture” category, but it does have a little history in it. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and be sure to go check out the other Sepia Saturday Posts.