http://www.blogger.com/html?blogID=4316350785635987648 Cave Dwellings: 44 years!! It CAN’T BE, WE’RE JUST GETTING STARTED!

March 2, 2012

March 2, 2012
Georgetown, TX

Friday, November 22, 2013

44 years!! It CAN’T BE, WE’RE JUST GETTING STARTED!

  Today I have been Mrs.Dennis  (MacGyver) Cave for 44 years!! Dennis and I met in May of 1969, got engaged in August that same year, and were married on November 22nd, 1969…a whirlwind romance of 6 months that had a few eyes rolling for sure!

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We had a pool when our kids were little….and…what the Heck was I thinking in that outfit???”Lady of the evening?”

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Mr. and Mrs. Dennis TravoltaRolling on the floor laughing….Remember the leisure suits??..and I look like a waitress at Medieval Times.In love  This was taken in New Year’s Eve, 1976..”Stayin’ Alive", eh?

Our wedding was at 1PM at the Congregational Church of Sandwich.  The minister came in from mowing grass to marry us.  Our wedding “reception” was cake and punch in the church basement.  My parents couldn’t afford a big fancy reception.

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My mom made my wedding dress and the bridesmaid’s. I had been working for the local florist and he did our flowers for almost nothing. I think the most costly thing was the cake..it had a fountain in it. If my memory serves, that cake cost $65.00  but I just HAD to have it!! Check out the sideburns on MacGyver…and am I moon-eyed in love, or what???

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There was absolutely NO alcohol in those glasses.  We were in the church basement, after all…no band, no DJ, no Chicken Dance…CAKE AND PUNCH, END OF STORY!

As I said , we were married at 1PM, had the reception in the basement, and Dennis and I were on “Honeymoon Road” by 3:00PM…Yep, goin’ to the Holiday Inn at Steven’s Point, Wisconsin for 3 nights..WOO HOO!!  I felt like I was flying to the moon!!

 

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WHO ARE THESE TWO  YOUNG KIDS??

Fly me to the moon
Let me play among the stars
Let me see what spring is like
On a-Jupiter and Mars

In other words, hold my hand
In other words, baby, kiss me

Fill my heart with song and
Let me sing forever more
You are all I long for
All I worship and adore

In other words, please be true
In other words, I love you

Fill my heart with song
Let me sing forever more
You are all I long for
All I worship and I adore

In other words, please be true
In other words
In other words, I love you

Songwriters
PORTER, COLE

24 comments:

  1. wishing you and Dennis a very happy anniversary!! may you have many more years of wedded bliss!!!

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  2. What a bunch of memories you two have made together!

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  3. Happy Anniversary and may you have many many more....what a great blast from the past!!!!

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  4. Happy Anniversary. Great pictures of a wonderful day. But I must admit I really love those "boots made for walking" picture.

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  5. The pictures sure bring back memories! That was our time too.

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  6. "Memories are Made of This".....and to think, you are about to set out and make more! Happy Anniversary

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  7. Happy, happy anniversary. What wonderful memories. That's our time too! I can remember when most wedding receptions (at least the ones in my circles!!) were cake and punch in the church reception hall. If you wanted to get fancy, you added mints and nut cups. Wishing you many more happy years together.

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  8. Happy Anniversary! Love the pictures.

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  9. Happy Anniversary! I'm sure you and 'the groom' will celebrate in style!

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  10. Congratulations..Happy Anniversary.

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  11. Thanks for sharing the memories and "old time" photos. Congratulations and many more!

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  12. Congrats and Happy Anniversary. Love all the photos. I had a prom dress similar to your 'medieval waitress' one - lol. Cheers to many more anniversaries :-)

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  13. Oh my!! Looks just like our wedding. Right down to the custom gown, and cake with punch in the reception hall. Honeymoon at Holiday Inn, Dauphin Island' AL. Wishing you an Mcgyver many more happy years together.

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  14. Thanks to all of you for the good wishes...Our family is getting together for another Cave-a-palooza this weekends...Photos to follow, of course!

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  15. Happy Anniversary! I know... I shouldn't be crying, but darn! you make life, and love, just so beautiful! Congratulations and best wishes for the next 44 years!

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  16. Congrats to you both.. you both look so perfect and ready to take on the world!!!

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  17. Happy Anniversary and many, many, more

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  18. Congratulations from the Keys in Forrest City, Arkansas! Hope you have many more good years.

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  19. Congratulations on 44 years!!! I really think there should be a Donna Cave Fashion Exhibit at the Smithsonian!!!!

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  20. Well Happy Anniversary! No comment on the clothes, they were different times. We STILL have a couple kitchen chairs that are very similar to the one you're sitting on. Just won't die.

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  21. Happy Anniversary. Love the leisure suit from days gone by... Great photos!

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  22. Our anniversary this past week too! I mentioned your post in mine tonight, happy anniversary to all of us!

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  23. WOW!..You all have said so many nice things, I don't know where to start...Thank you so much for the anniversary wishes...We are blessed and we know it...and marriage is NOT easy. For those who say it is....well, their nose is growing, right? Seems like just yesterday that MacGyver and I jumped into that 1967 Chevelle and began our lives together...It's already been one great ride and we can't wait to see what's up around that next curve!! We love you all...Maxine and MacGyver

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