Take the AARP Smart Driver course and you could save on auto insurance! Sign up today.

Reply
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
1372
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

1,372 Views
Message 1 of 79

One of the happiest times in my life was when I decided to leave the Bronx, NY and travel to College in Ypsilanti, Michigan(Eastern Michigan University).  I was in my 30s, and this was my first college experience.  I was always the oldest student in the class so I knew all the answers.  The only person older than me, was my history professor.(his notes were the color of gold).  Every day I would be the first one to arrive in class. of course I sat in the front row.  After my classes I would go swimming, and run laps in the gym.  I was in the best shape of my life. I attended frat parties, ate a lot of pizza and met some wonderful individuals...some of whom I am still in touch with.  What a fun time I had! 

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
1372
Views
Treasured Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
1503
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

1,503 Views
Message 2 of 79

Each new day makes me happy ❤️

 

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1503
Views
Highlighted
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
1552
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

1,552 Views
Message 3 of 79

Living on lake Minnetonka and just going out the front door and down and Hill and jump in the lake always was the best thing I remember when I was a kid

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1552
Views
Info Seeker
3
Kudos
1565
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

1,565 Views
Message 4 of 79

This past summer was a high point in my life. After recently retiring from a political science professorship, I spent a good part of the summer exploring the Missouri River near my home in a kayak. Every trip was unique and spectacular. I sighted eagles, great blue herons, ospreys, piping plovers,and least terns; picnicked on sandbars with friends; drifted with the current; battled headwinds; participated in a local race against the spring current. The peace of the river is with me still.

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
1565
Views
Conversationalist
3
Kudos
1583
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

1,583 Views
Message 5 of 79

That is a simple one.  My wife and a 4 year old great grand son were diagnosed with canser the same week.  Both had serious problems during and after treatment and I almost lose my wife.  his year we will get together on December 30th as a family; but any time we get together is the happiest time.  Come to think of it the two of us making hot cider this afternoon could have been the happiest.  We don't have many times that would qualify.  We are just two old folks sharing our lives with others.

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
1583
Views
Conversationalist
1
Kudos
1902
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

1,902 Views
Message 6 of 79

Raising 2 sons who turned out to be terrific men and my beautiful granddaughter. Great memories of over 50 yrs of wonderful friendships. Hardships that actually made me stronger. Faith / dependency on God and so many answers  to prayer. At 67 yrs young, I can look back and say " All things work for the good...." Romans 8:28

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
1902
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
2026
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

2,026 Views
Message 7 of 79

Your story made me smile, so happy for you! Now I hope I understood you right, did you marry the young man after all? Against your parents wishes? I mean seriously, this is your life and you want to be happy and if he’s the one, than he’s the one!!

good Luck and congratulations on all your babies & grandbabies! ☺️

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
2026
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
2027
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

2,027 Views
Message 8 of 79

Nice!!! You got your baby girl!! I went for number 3 and had my third son, but it didn’t matter, he’s an awesome young man! Mine are ages 30, 28 and 22 yrs old and I also raised my stepson who is only 3 weeks younger than my oldest and he’s also 30! 

And I just became a grandma to another baby boy!! I love him so much!

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2027
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
2368
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

2,368 Views
Message 9 of 79

I am 71+ years old and have been blessed with countless happy times over the decades for which I am deeply grateful.  However, today I am the happiest because more happy times are added to these bountiful memories.  

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
2368
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
2404
Views

Re: What was the happiest time in your life?

2,404 Views
Message 10 of 79

In 1982 I gave birth to my beautiful daughter, 1985 along came my awesome son!! You just can't top how wonderful your lives become ♥️♥️♥️

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
2404
Views