August 10, 2008

on a thank-you note...

these are our giddy faces.

thank you...

...for calling me on my first day of class just to see how it went.

...for letting me take the garage when you know I'll be home late.

...for usually being the one to drive even when we take my car somewhere, because you know how much of a crazy/paranoid/anxious driver I am much of the time.

...for cleaning up the kitchen as much as you can, even after I nag about it.

...for not calling me a nag, even when I actually am, very much, that exact thing entirely too often.

...for somehow managing to manage my baby fever (for the time being, anyway).

...for loving those absolutely ridiculous reality shows that we both can't help but watch somewhat obsessively. (I still can't believe they voted Mr. Boston off this soon! What the heck! Lame!)

...for all those random jokes you are always coming up with; the ones that I will laugh about for a full fifteen minutes, then continue to have sporadic laughing fits for the next several days. Seriously.

...for making dinner without my even having to ask.

...for picking the bacon bits out of my alfredo sauce that one time.

...for always working so hard without any complaint, no matter what it is you're doing.

...for staying awake as long as you can hold out, when I need to talk at night.

...for not murdering me in your sleep, because, really, you never know when you're going to take the whole sleep-talking thing to the next level and I'm just glad it hasn't happened yet.

...for tickling me when I need a good tickling.

...for giving me cute nicknames like "Lovely", "Loufenn" and "Lover Bee" (although, I'm not exactly sure where that last one came from, nor why it always makes me melt when you say it).

...for being the one to take my hand, put your arm around me, or give me a kiss without me being the one to initiate.

...for your patience.

...for trying your hardest to understand me, despite my being, well, a typical female.

...for having such a good attitude when I go on my cleaning rampages.

...for having a good attitude when I insist on being an obsessive photog and you're the only person around for me to take photos of. And for usually giving me a decent smile in photos of us together, although I'm not sure if the above photo is evidence of this - even though it makes me totally happy.

...for coming up with the greatest adventures for us to enjoy together.

...for truly being my perfect fit despite all the ups and downs, which I am reminded of more and more each day.


  1. so... this was seriously THE MOST ADORABLE thing i have ever read. it's so nice to find your match the way you and jay so obviously have. here's wishing you guys 100 years of happiness together.

  2. Oh how cute :) Your one about being an obsessive photog made me laugh. Our poor men constantly having to stare into a camera lens.

  3. Seriously so cute. You guys are adorable.

  4. well if that isn't the cutest, most adorable post i've ever read.
    i'm SO happy for you, that you found your perfect match in jay.
    best wishes for the two of you <3

  5. Aw, that was really sweet. :)

    P.S. I just bought a wallet from you on etsy and I am soo excited to get it! It's so cute!

  6. *melt*

    I love you guys.

  7. That was pretty dang sweet and special! Sounds like you've got a great one there! He sounds a lot like my Dane:) Gotta love those patient men who can make you laugh!

  8. Did you hear the collective, "Aww!" when we all read this?

    You're great.

  9. So Sweet! Isn't it great to take the time and remember all the super awesome things our men do for us! I love this!

    P.S. Man I wish I had cleaning rampages!

  10. This is so sweet! I must do this for my other half!

  11. Awwww.... :)

    He sounds like an absolute sweetie!

  12. All I could say was Awwwww. :] How lovely. Did he read it?

  13. That is such a sweet post! I'm glad you two have found so much happiness with each other. :)

  14. Aww!!! This is so sweet and thoughtful! You guys are such an adorable couple!

  15. precious! you guys are so cute. and clearly a perfect pair :)

  16. This was so sweet. You two are obviously very much in love.

  17. I'm so with you being insane with my camera.

    What a sport these men are, right?! :)

  18. aw, this is so, so sweet. I totally wanted to write something akin to this for my husband on his birthday, but well, that just didn't happen. I loved reading about yours though! He sounds just PERFECT for you... isn't it amazing how God knows exactly what kind of man we crazy women need? :) You two are a beautiful couple.

    And YAY for our husband's being birthday twins!! One more thing to add to the "why I love wishcake" list. :)

  19. What a sweet post! It was refreshing to read that. You are such a sweetie and I love to read your blog. Now that I'm back from vacation maybe I can stay caught up.

  20. this is so sweet, my boyfriend of 2 years broke up with me a month ago and i haven't been able to get over it. it makes me really happy knowing this might be out there for me somewhere


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