One of my husband's favorite exclamatory words are "Holy Mackerel!" The men and the kids go on a week-long camping trip each summer. They were on their way (four hour drive) in several vehicles, but this granddaughter was riding with my husband. They happened to leave on our anniversary and a conversation about that fact took place as they drove.

Journaling: You left for the annual Onion Reservoir
camping trip on July 8, 2012. At some point during the trip Papa told you it was our 45th anniversary. The first words out of your mouth were, “Holy Mackerel, Papa! You’ve been married to an old woman for 45 years?” Of course he didn’t mention that I wasn’t old when he married me.

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