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Happy 1st Anniversary

I have been writing more about life here and have witten less with the more personal articles, but today is special.

Today is my 1st Wedding Annniversary with my sweet Elena.

We had known each other about 3 years before I moved here and then had to postpone our marriage due to medical reasons.

Well, as of today we have made it One Year. Has it been easy, no. Even though we knew each other for a long time before I moved here and chatted and talked twice a day on the internet, you do not know someone until you live together. Add to learning a new culture and country and the frustrations magnified all the learning.

With all that said, Elena and I are still in LOVE and happy we decided to be together and me move here.happy-anniversary

So, Elena, Happy Anniversary. I Love you and will always love you, no matter what.

33 Responses to “Happy 1st Anniversary”

  1. Ken Harmes says:

    Hi to Bruce and Elena. We both wish you a very happy day on your anniversay and wish you many more. Ken and Vinna.x

  2. jan says:

    Bruce and Elena,
    Congratulations from us too.
    I know how you feel about a different culture and a different way of life. We have been married for over 21 years now, and every day i’m discovering something new….

    Make it a nice day and have many more to come.

    Jan and Flor

  3. don m. says:

    hope you and your wife have a great life together.

  4. Dan2vero says:

    Kamusta ka Bruce and Elena,

    Happy Aniversary to the both of you and many more to come, I love to hear these things.
    The main thing about this, is, that you both took the chance, and did it, and now look at the both of you…in love, happy, and living a dream. My heart and prayers go out to the both of you….God Bless You Both!! Ingatz!! Take care of that lady, and she will take care of you!!! πŸ™‚

    Best of wishes,
    Danny πŸ™‚

    • Bruce says:

      Dan,
      Thanks, it has been a learning experience and we still are learning. I do take care of her and she takes good care of me.

  5. Evelyn says:

    Happy anniversary to you ,bruce and elena..
    may you’ll have a good life together and enjoy rediscovering each other..that’s what marriage is all about..you don’t stop discovering each other…God bless

  6. Martine Maresse from France says:

    Hello Bruce, hello Elena
    I wish you an happy anniversary. I like to know you are an happy couple and my heart moves when i read you.
    I hope to meet you soon in Davao. I arrive the 3rd of August

    • Bruce says:

      Martine,
      Thanks for the wishes. Elena and I are looking forward to meeting you. We also hear your a great french cook and we look forward to some great meals too.

  7. wildcat75 says:

    Bruce,
    ‘HAPPY WEDDING ANNIVERSARY” i know it’s not easy for you to deal w/ other culture so i hope everything you learn makes you a strong person, just don’t stop believing i know Elena will always be there for you no matter what happened…..

    • Bruce says:

      Wildcat,
      Thank you so much from a good friend. We are learning about our differences but always love each other.

  8. Kevin says:

    Bruce and Elena,

    Happy Anniversary. Enjoy the Durian.

  9. maria says:

    happy anniversary bruce and elena and many more

  10. Neal in RI says:

    Bruce and Elena

    Happy Anniversary! The 1st years is the big transition year, it’s all Gravy now.

  11. Tom says:

    Happy Anniversary. Hope things continue to work out well for you two.

    Hey I listed you where am I. πŸ™‚

    • Bruce says:

      Tom,
      Thanks for the wishes and listing my site. I hope you will continue to visit. You can also click on the “Vote for me” on the side.

  12. Garryck says:

    Happy Anniversary and congratulations to both of you! πŸ˜€ – Garryck and Marielle

  13. Riza says:

    Happy anniversary and congratulations! πŸ˜€

  14. julie says:

    hi sir bruce & ma’am elena,

    happy 1st year anniversary! I guess it’s not late anymore to extend my Congratulations to both of you. Sir, marrying a Filipina is worth satisfying hahaha…Good luck

  15. Alan says:

    Congratulations to you and Elena . And i am not saying that because your anniversary happens to fall on my birthday either . πŸ™‚ Our anniversary comes up next month . Hoping to do a ” get -a way ” south of CDO . πŸ™‚

    • Bruce says:

      Alan,
      Thanks for your good wishes. Belated Happy Birthday and an advanced Happy Anniversary to you. If your get-a-way brings you to Davao, I hope to meet you.

  16. mesothelioma says:

    congratulations on your wedding anniversary… we are just 1 day earlier than u…wish you happy marriage

  17. Banot says:

    Our is July 5th, happy anniversary Bruce and Elena!

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