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Tulsans Renew Wedding Vows On Valentine's Day

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A display of wedding photos at Inverness Village. A display of wedding photos at Inverness Village.
They learned lessons of love leading up to Valentine's Day. They learned lessons of love leading up to Valentine's Day.
Couples renewed their vows on Valentine's Day. Couples renewed their vows on Valentine's Day.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

Somebody's getting flowers at Inverness Village retirement community on the day for love.

In fact, for the last couple of weeks the folks at Inverness Village have been celebrating love and lasting relationships. The celebration wrapped up on Valentine's Day with a renewal of vows ceremony.

Jennifer Goolsby is helping plan a renewal of vows ceremony, They've signed up more than a dozen couples. One of them is Don and Martha Blair. They've been married 50 years.

How do you make it almost 51 years?

"He was gone a lot," said Martha Blair, laughing. 

Her more serious advice is that when you hit a rough patch, you focus on the beginning of the relationship. Remind yourself why you got married in the first place.

Lessons Of Love on Inverness Village's Facebook page.

Karen and Bob McCay each lost a first spouse. They've been married to each other for 30 years.

"I was looking for a great guy, and I found him," Karen said.

There's a gorgeous display of wedding photos in the hall. Bill Parkinson stopped to admire his picture: he and wife Shirley cutting the cake.

What kind of cake was it?

"I had other things on my mind," Bill said.

What is it about these long time relationships? It's more than just luck.

"I picked a good man, which made it a lot easier," Martha Blair said.

Patience is vital. Never go to bed angry.

Rick Wells: "Even if it takes all night?"
Bob McKay: "Morning comes eventually."
 

Loving life and each other. Happy Valentine's Day.

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