Fifty Five

July 4th, 2018 § 3 comments

Fifty fifth wedding anniversary. July 2, 1963 was luckiest day of HG’s life as he married Beautiful Sharon Kent, the love of HG’s life. Now, 55 years later on an equally steamy day, HG/BSK celebrated with a traditional sea dinner of shucked oysters and linguine con vongole. All the good words describe BSK. Creative. Insightful. Intelligent. Compassionate. Caring. Strong. Plus BSK is stylish, sexy and glowingly attractive. Blessed with unending energy, BSK does art, gardening, household repairs and maintenance and much else every day. Without complaining. Besides being an extraordinary wife and life companion for HG (the principal reason HG is alive today), BSK is a loving and much loved mother of two and grandmother of four. Daughter Lesley R. said about her mother: Crisis, disaster, sickness, distress, confusion. BSK confronts them all. Whatever has to be done as a remedy, BSK does. Quietly. Steadily. With no fuss and no drama. HG may be flamboyant and demanding of attention, but it is BSK who has laid the foundation for a loving family. She is the rock. And, of course, BSK is a wonderful, robust, hearty inventive cook making every meal a feast. As the country song puts it: “What My Woman Can’t Do, Can’t Be Done.” HG may be Hungry Gerald but HG is also Greedy Gerald, wishing for another 55 years with Beautiful Sharon Kent.

§ 3 Responses to Fifty Five"

  • I vow you the first cut of my meat, the first sip of my wine,
    from this day it shall only your name I cry out in the night
    and into your eyes that I smile each morning;
    I shall be a shield for you back as you are for mine,
    no shall a grievous word be spoken about us,
    for our marriage is sacred between us and no stranger shall hear my grievance.
    Above and beyond this, I will cherish and honor you through this life

    (traditional celtic wedding vow)

    • Gerry says:

      Thank you, Alicia and Jose. Life would be complete if there was a branch of El Parasol on Prince Edward Island. In the meantime I can only have green chile dreams until my autumn return to you both and The Land of Enchantment.

  • through this life, and into the next!!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

What's this?

You are currently reading Fifty Five at HUNGRY GERALD.