Many of you have asked where in the world I've been.

All I know is that after 7 plus years of blogging and a different lappy, which I don’t like, I seem to have lost my blogging fervor.

Someday, when you least expect it, I will post again.

For those of you still waiting I say thank you.

Meanwhile, I am rather prolific on twitter. Find me: @KeethaB
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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

He Went Down on One Knee!

For several years our oldest son, Kelly, has been dating Cathy.

We all LOVE Cathy. We've been waiting patiently (OK - - - who am I kidding! There's been NOTHING patient about ANY of us) for him to "pop" the question.

A couple of years ago, Fisherhubby gave Cathy this HUGE diamond and said, "If my son isn't going to ask you to marry him, I am asking you to marry our FAMILY!"

Oh, there were grins all around, and the kids took it well - - - but you know, interfering parents are never really welcome.

Two years ago Kelly even posted this photo on Facebook - - - leaving us to all wonder, "did he or didn't he???" I mean, our son would definitely do something wild and crazy like getting married in Vegas and "forgetting" to tell us about it.

But, as it turned out - - - he didn't.

This time it is for real!!! Last night, he went down on one knee and popped the question. He had already asked her father for her hand.

She was shocked. She was speechless.

But she found her voice long enough to say YES!!!

We are so happy, so pleased, and so excited to welcome you into our family, Cathy!!!

NOW it truly is MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!



Theresa said...

Congratulations to all of you for your new addition to your family! It sounds like she was already loved as a member! They are such a lovely couple! Yipppeee, can't wait for the wedding! Have a blessed day, HUGS!

Jojo said...

Wow! No witty banter here. Just sending congratulations your way!!!

podso said...

Great post and what a nice Christmas gift to you all! Congrats, MOG!!

Ann in the UP said...

Well, lucky guy, she said yes! It is a wonderful thing to have daughters-in-law that you love like your own kids.

I hope she likes practical jokes!

Anonymous said...

YEAH! I'm so happy for you and the family! Aren't they cute??!! What a lovely way to celebrate this year. When's the wedding????

Patience ~ I don't have any either! It's great that they stopped the torture for you!!!

Merry Merry,

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Happiness to all! What wonderful news!

nancygrayce said...

Oh, I love that story! I also love your husband giving her the big ring! How exciting! That girl must be very patient! ;0

Anonymous said...

Awesome and congratulations to you all!!

Vickie said...

congrats! Have they set a date?

Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

What a wonderful Christmas present that is for her and for your whole family. Congradulations and may they always share a binding love.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh Congrats Keetha!
That is so cool! Love this post, just in time for Christmas!

Kristin - The Goat said...

Congratulations!! Sounds like you all love your soon-to-be DIL and that's an excellent start to a marriage!

Kristin - The Goat

Doris Sturm said...

That's WONDERFUL! Congratulations to all of you and a very merry Christmas!

Iowa Sunshine said...

aahhh -- congratulations! what sweet stories of bringing these two closer to your family. joy!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Congrats...what a sweet the diamond your hubby gave her a while back...I imagine yours is just as big?? Have a MERRY!!!

Anke said...

Congratulations and happy holidays to you and your family!

Cortney said...

Congratulations to your son and future daughter-in-law! And to you, you better getting shopping for a mother of the groom dress!

Brenda said...

Aw Congratulations! Your husband set a high bar with that ring!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

That is beautiful news. Congratulations to all of you!
Awesome Christmas present. Maybe there is still hope for my son and his best girl!

j said...

Congratulations to the happy couple and congratulations to your family! How exciting!

kyooty said...

What a wonderful gift,

Laura @ the shorehouse. said...

Fisherhubby rocks! Pun intended. ;-)