Sunday, February 25, 2007

February 25, 1996



So the story goes - they met at a NY Rangers/NJ Devils Hockey game.
They fell in love. I don't know if you so much fall as slide.

It was eleven years ago today
Scissors and I hired a band to play...

It was a VERY warm sunny February day, I remember all the details so clearly. But VERY windy, so much so that I really had to run into the hall still dressed in my jeans and a shirt but with my hair, make-up all done and my veil being held down by my sister so I wouldn't take off like a kite. I was a little late-ish, Scissors was customarily punctual.

The wedding was a blast - a traditional Jewish wedding. While hoisted above the revelers heads on a chair, I slid (there's my sliding theory again) gracefully off to the floor - my wedding gown cushioning my fall. It was a joyful fun filled day and we took off the next day for our Honeymoon - first stop, San Francisco for a few days then onto Hawaii. That's the way to do it - escape after the wedding for 2 1/2 weeks and then get down to the business of reality.

So join us for our simcha (celebration) as we toast to another year - L'chaim.

But first as we cut the cake on that day eleven years ago, the band played this song:

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34 comments:

weirsdo said...

Happy anniversary!

cindra said...

Happy Anniversary! Love the song, love the pictures, love you! Here's to many, many more. Enjoy, friend. xoxo

Tom & Icy said...

Congratulations! That was a wonderful post!

The Babka Nosher said...

Mazel Tov... and may you celebrate many more!

Pavel said...

Happy anniversary, G!!!

I do hope you celebrate a whole life of anniversaries and there be much joy in your family.

Much love to you...

somewhere joe said...

Here's to bottles of wine, staying out late, no locked doors, and happy, happy anniversaries. Cheers, G.

neva said...

aw... i was so busy making sure everyone knew about your day, i forgot to come over here and wish you a "proper" Happy Anniversary, myself. (wait... i *did* do that at some point yesterday, didn't i? oy. i'm so old and gray i'm lucky if i can remember to comb my hair, let alone wish someone a "proper" Happy Whatever!)

L'Chiam! and Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Anniversary, my dear NBFF -- may you and Scissorhands continue to slide through Life and Love together, for manymanymany years to come (and by "manymanymany", i mean well past 64!)

love the song, love the picture, love this post, love you!! xoxoxo

Logophile said...

Happy Anniversary, what a great picture, and a fabulous song and I LOVE your post, so sweet.
Cheers, G.
Many, many more to you both.

Cheesemeister said...

That's very beautiful, especially the photos. Hope you have a wonderful celebration.

G said...

Weirsdo, thank you so much.

Cindra, thanks for your always warm sweet words. It was a nice day. XOX

Tom&Icy, Thank you so much - glad you enjoyed.

Nosher, Thank you so much for your kind wishes and for dropping in. Welcome.

Pavel, Thank you so much for your good wishes mi amigo. Love to you.

SJ, Ah thanks Joe, so sweet. Cheers.

Neva, my dear NBFF, you are so sweet and went over and above in good wishes for us. I posted this late so you had already commented below.

Yes we are on a slippery slope and we just keep sliding along. Thank you for your wonderful words - they mean so much. Love ya. XOX

Logo: Aw you guys are making me blush! Thank you so much Logo, very sweet you are.

G said...

Cheesemeister, I just missed you in there - thank you very much. We were very lowkey in our celebration but it's all about building the memories. Thanks.

~cj~ said...

Dear G - I hope you and Scissors had a wonderful anniversary. I absolutely love this song!! Mazel Tov!!

Tom & Icy said...

Icy sang your song for your anniversary.

Mo'a said...

Happy Anniversary....You look so beautiful in the photos...and you both look so happy.
May you have many more :)

Doug said...

L'chaim, Mazel Tov and happy anniversary.

Anonymous said...

I knew it was sometime coming up or going past, so I am really happy I checked your blog today....and am sorry to see no one in the fam, including me, have been logging in on a regular basis - anyway, no guilt - I checked today and that's what counts - I love you, G and WISH YOU AND "SCISSORS" ANOTHER 111 YEARS OF BLISS, HOPE AND OH WELL, REALITY! Love, Pat

Diesel said...

Congratulations, and Happy Inappropriate Card Day! Thanks for the card. :)

Minka said...

that does sound like love. happy anniversary you two!

Unfourtunately Youtube is a pain today, so I will have to come back for the song!

Cheers!

goldennib said...

Happy Anniversary.

G said...

cj: Thank you so much. Isn't the video great with the song. I love it too!

Tom&Icy: I am flattered beyond belief and can't wait to get home where I will be able to actually hear it. We love Icy's voice. Thank you so much!

mo'a: Oh blush, thank you. It's good to look at these pictures every now and again to remember the happiest day together. Thank you so much for your good wishes.

Doug: Thank you my dear curmudgeon pal.

Pat - That you remembered it was this month is great for our family. Thanks for your well wishes and it was great seeing you at Mom's recently. Haha don't worry about not checking in, I just took it as license to begin to write about you all - now you've gone and ruined that plan:) Love ya. XOX

Thanks Diesel. You're very welcome but yours was the best! It's a great holiday.

Minka: Thanks Minka, so sweet. I hope you get to see it, I love this video and I think you may as well.

Goldennib: Thanks amiga.

al said...

Sorry I'm so late to the party, G, but Happy Anniversary!

All the best always,

Al

actonbell said...

(pant, pant) I'm late...

Happy Anniversary! Or I hope it was great, and may you have many more:)

Malnurtured Snay said...

Happy Belated Anniversary!

G said...

Al, what is this late you speak of? Thanks Al.

Actonbell: Slow down, here have some water or champagne. Thank you.

Snay: Thank you so much.

Pinky said...

HOORAY!! Congrats to you both! Love the story and I wish you nothing but happiness!! YAY!

G said...

Pinky: Thanks for everything. So sweet.

ann said...

Mazal Tov.... Happy Anniversary and for some reason I expected Siman Tov Mazal Tov to be playing as you cut the cake... hmmmmm!!!!!

With love and best wishes as you celebrate and may you be blessed with many more years of happily wedded bliss.

Mutha said...

Congratulations and wishes for many more happy years. Eleven years with the right person defies conventional time description.

G said...

Ann: Thanks and of course you were. The band threw this in and it was perfect. Thanks Ann. XOX

Mutha: Thanks and I agree. Eleven - not including the time off for good behavior before we actually got married - seven more.

Joel said...

Belated Happy Anniversary although technically I did wish you same on Central Snark so I think, again technically, I'm covered. Nonetheless, should I not be covered I have the excuse of travel as I have been...that said, happy, happy, joy, joy...love the picture!!!

G said...

Joel, you are certainly covered and excuse my belated acknowledgment of your good wishes. Can I borrow your travel excuse? Thank you.

talimuffin said...

I like this song a lot . My favorite part is when The Beatles were bobing up and down withtheir overgrown beards.

p.s. i like to be
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Hobbes said...

Mall Diva just played a wedding between two older than usual people (late forties or so), and the recessional was "When I'm 64." It was fun to work out, and we got some neat Beatles quartet arrangements out of it.

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