“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


he hasn't seen avatar - love, day 2

I am not a girly girl.
I wear jeans and cowboy boots
and go too long between haircuts
and my hands look like an artist's hands,
but he loves me anyway.

I swear too much, I complain a lot.

He hasn't seen Avatar
because I say I will need Dramamine to do so.

I am a picky eater and a picky shopper, easily annoyed, always rushed, always late, achy breaky, bitchy bitchy. He fixes plumbing and lighting and my car and my cat and I don't thank him enough; I am surely not the woman he dreamed of when he was younger. If, in fact, he dreamed of one woman. I have my doubts. I am a worrier, a loud sigher, and he remembers me younger, in bikinis, thinner, firmer, a me who didn't need glasses to read, but he loves me anyway.

i love him right back


  1. honest and sincere count for a lot debi!! and the rest...we earned it right?!

  2. :-)...Oh, how I love this Debi. How wonderful is it to have someone who can cut right past our own perceived faults, to the heart of who we really are?

    I suspect he feels as happy to have you in his life, as you do him.

  3. sounds like you're very lucky. and so is he :)

  4. you sound perfect and he sounds lucky...

    and I haven't seen avatar either.....my daughter told me I would hate the 3-d version....migraine and nauseousness.... and to only see it in the regular format.....

  5. you're a lucky lady to have this love but I'm sure he feels blessed as well.

  6. This is perfect.

    My 25th anniversary is in a few days. I didn't know it, but this is how I feel. Thanks for putting it into words.

  7. amen sister. here's to unconditional love. me too, me too.

  8. There is so much love in your life Debi...you could stop posting right here right now, for the whole month of February, and you would have captured enough love to fill the entire month.


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