My Valentine

9:11 pm Elizabeth, Family, Joe

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He has been my Valentine for almost 15 years…wow…it doesn’t feel like it could be that long!

Not only did he put together these awesome Valentines for the boys…

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But he also got me flowers, unexpectedly!! And he cooked my two favorite things…filet and shrimp.

What in the WORLD did I do to deserve this?? I will never know…

Today, as I was driving to work, I was thinking about my fondest Valentine memory. It had nothing to do with a boy that liked me. But it made me feel so incredibly special.

My Grammy (who died of lung cancer right after my wedding, in 2004) was such a fun Grandma. It was ALWAYS so special when we got to spend the night at my grandparents’ house. Once, I spent the night on Valentine’s Eve…and I woke up in the AM and went downstairs…there were two GIANT Valetines cards (1 for me and 1 for Grampy)…handmade. I felt so special and so loved.

As much as I dislike the “commercialism” that comes with this “holiday” — I do LOVE to take every opportunity to think about the people I love most. And honestly, there are SO many of them — it would take than one day to reach them all.

Happy Valentines Day everyone! I hope you felt LOVED in a special way today.

2 Responses
  1. Julie Jolliffe :

    Date: February 14, 2013 @ 10:49 pm

    So sweet. You two are so very special. God blessed us when he put you in our life m

  2. Mom :

    Date: February 15, 2013 @ 12:14 am

    Loved the story about Grammy…..she is truly missed……

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