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Thursday, July 15, 2010

25 Things I Love About Richard...

Richard and I have been married almost 18 years - which sounds like forever when I hear myself say it outloud. (Maybe I really am older than I feel?) Anyway...life gets busy. The time seems to slip away from days, to weeks, to months, etc., and there are a lot of times that I forget to tell him just how much he means to me. So here it is in writing. He can take it to the bank. A sampling of the things that make my heart go pitter patter, and the fire....well, you know the rest.

  1. I love it that he doesn't pressure me to be more than I am.

  2. He thought I was beautiful when I was pregnant, bald, and had only one breast. *sniffle, sniffle, snort*

  3. Richard is always trying to be the best dad that he can be.

  4. He makes breakfast...every time. TRUE. LOVE.

  5. White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory is always on the way home when it needs to be.

  6. My kids adore their daddy because he lets them know that he would move mountains for them...and he backs it up.

  7. He is a hard worker and he brings home the bacon. Woot! Woot!

  8. Richard is a reeeeally good cook.

  9. His sense of adventure gets me out of my comfort zone with routine.

  10. He does laundry.

  11. He encourages me to get out of town, go out with my friends, and take a break.

  12. He is really good at his job, and is most happy when he knows he has helped someone and made a difference.

  13. Richard is patient....and I require patience on a regular basis.

  14. He gives people the benefit of the doubt - sometimes to a fault.

  15. When I am immersed in stitching, a book, blogging, etc. he lets me hide away in my void of time and responsibility.

  16. Richard built me a "shoe house" (that's what the kids call it) for all of my shoes to go in and keep them organized. He loves organization and order, too.

  17. If he can't do something, he takes the time to figure it out and learn how.

  18. My sons will be good husbands and fathers if they follow his example.

  19. Richard is a safe driver. I never worry about safety when he is behind the wheel.

  20. He is a people person.

  21. Richard doesn't pretend to be something that he's not.

  22. Richard is a sentimental soul who loves tradition.

  23. He is already preparing ways and methods to torture the boys that come calling on his precious daughter. It's gonna be brutal!

  24. Whether he's at work or in the middle of a project, his kids and I come first. ALWAYS.

  25. He understands who I am, what my motivations are, and shares my dreams for the future...our future. Awww!

So, in case I haven't told you yet today - and I'm sure i did at least once - I love you, Richard!!!



Jennifer said...

Awwww.... that's good people right there!

Erin said...

What a great post! The hubs need to be appreciated...and I LOVE that cheesecake is always on the way home! That makes him my hero too! =)

Melissa B. said...

What a lovely tribute! I'm smiling after reading this. Awwwwwwwwwwww...