Glen and I have a very important announcement

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  1. jawatkins

    jawatkins Member

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    I know that you haven't seen or heard very much from Glen or myself the last few months. We've had some personal stuff going on that has kept us pre-occupied. And since January, we have been consumed with getting his house ready to sell. It seems that every moment off work has been spent painting, organizing, cleaning and working in the yard to get this house ready for market. And because of this we haven't been doing much with model railroading either - however what we wanted to announce is -

    We are getting married Saturday, June 5th at the Highland Games in Arlington, TX.

    Glen asked me to marry him March 2nd and I accepted.

    We have chosen the Highland Games to get married because we met three years ago at the North Texas Irish Festival through some mutual friends, said "Hi" and "Bye" and went out separate ways. For the next year we would keep running into each other at venues in the Dallas area (mainly the Emerald Mist in Richardson, TX - alas, it is no longer open) that played Celtic music. During that time, we became friends and did alot of talking and realized that we had alot of things in common, including our core values. Needless to say we started dating, fell in love and now here we are.

    We were not able to make the Irish festival this year because I had to work that week-end, but Glen thought it would be great to get married at the Highland Games because this was the environment where we met and fell in love.

    So, we just wanted to share some good news. Now that we have gotten the house stuff out of the way, I hope to have more time to check out the Gauge and maybe get some more model railroading done once the house is sold and we get settled in a new place. While I'll be glad to move out of the huge house that we live in now, I'm not looking forward to moving....but it could be worse....

    So, that's what's been going on with us....

    We are getting married Saturday, June 5th at the Highland Games in Arlington, TX.
  2. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Judy ,from an oldtimer at the marrige dance I wish the two of you many many happy years together.
  3. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

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    congrats :thumb: :D
  4. nalmeida

    nalmeida Member

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    Congratulations Judy, all the best for both of you!
  5. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    Congrats Judy! :thumb:
  6. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    Great!!!! Congrats to you both:D
  7. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

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    Best Wishes to both of you!!!!:) :) :thumb: :thumb:
  8. Tyson Rayles

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    My best to the both of you!!!!!!!!! :cool: :thumb:
  9. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Fantastic! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: Maybe we can get Dave to add some wedding bell smileys :D Glad to hear it. Thanks for sharing your good news with us!
  10. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Congrats to you both!! :) :) I was best man in a Renisannce Wedding 3 years ago - we were all dressed in Garb, The Groom was a Musketeer & the Bride had a gorgous dress & I was a cleric / Priest. Really fun!!!!!

    Post sone pics of the wedding if you can!!! hehehehehe
  11. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    Step we gaily..

    Neat. Mhairis's Wedding for the March and Pie and mushy Peas for the Wedding Feast!
  12. philip

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    Judy: Seem like all the pretty girls get scouped up. And to think of a wife that plays with trains.:thumb:

    I wish you and Glen the best!

    philip:D
  13. jawatkins

    jawatkins Member

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    Re: Step we gaily..

    Ironically, Glen plays the fiddle and can play that song, however - he won't doing it there. But we do have some great fiddle playing friends who are in local bands and will be in attendance at the festival - who knows...maybe they'll rosin up the bow and give 'er a whirl. Not sure about the mushy peas.....might have to pass on that one!


    Thanks for all the best wishes from everyone. To be sure, we will post pictures as soon as we can.
  14. Papa Bear

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    Congratulations Judy and Glen!:thumb:
    John
  15. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

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    BIG CONGRATS!!!
    MANY,MANY HAPPY YEARS TO YEE!!

    If your ever down my way I'll take ya'll to the Celtic Ray Pub across the
    river. It's run by a fellow moved over from Irland. Got his Ma & Pa's
    ashes on the wall. Not a Local beer in the house, it's all Imported.
    They even have several Ales on Draft.
    Right fun place, if ya' walked in one end and out the other on a
    Lane in /Ireland you wouldn't think a thing of it.
    Anyways... Enough of my prattle.

    Best of times to ya both!!!
  16. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    That's fantastic news Judy and Glen. All the best for the future. June is approaching fast and we will look forward to any photos that celebrate your wedding. Sounds like it will be a real hoot!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  17. McFortner

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    Great news and congratulations!

    So, y'all gonna release a Commerative Car for the wedding? ;) ;) :wave:

    Michael
  18. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Congratulations!
  19. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Congrats from the UK, now don't forget, keep a piece of cake for me:wave:
    Shamus
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  20. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Super. Congratulations, we hare pleased for you both. Keep us posted on how the wedding turns out and definately post some pics.