Story by Kaitlin Hill | Photos by Jennifer Gray
Solicited or otherwise not, wedding advice is apparently every-where. Whether from parents and friends or etched into ornamental panels available on Etsy, here doesn’t appear to be a shortage of marital success suggestions. “Don’t go to sleep annoyed.” Or even, “Don’t sweat the little material.” And who are able to forget the >After 63 many years of wedding, Middleburg-based Jim and Barbara Wilson share their experiences and unique advice for a life time of love. Before years of wedding, six kiddies, and settling in Middleburg, Jim and Barbara Wilson had been simply Jim Wilson and, coincidentally, Barbara Wilson, two young experts working in Puerto Rico.
Mrs. Wilson remembers, “We came across in Puerto Rico. I happened to be doing work for the FBI and ended up being transported here to operate when it comes to other who had been in control of that office. Plus the first time we ended up being here, we went along to the hotel where i might be staying…and there clearly was Jim playing tennis in the coastline aided by the other that we had come to benefit.”
Mr. Wilson adds, “We were playing tennis during the coastline club in which he claims if you ask me, ‘Have you met the brand new woman? Well you must satisfy her because her title is Barbara Wilson.’” Not exactly love in the beginning sight, Mrs. Wilson jokes it was love at 2nd sight after more meaningful impressions made at a cocktail celebration later on the week that is same 1957. Read more