I get so excited for other people’s birthdays. And if you’re someone I love—all the more to celebrate. So in honor of my dear husband’s birthday, I made a list. Just some favorite things I love about him. Happy Birthday, love.
you were the cutest baby everyou showed me our favorite spot in one of our favorite citieshow much you love zoos
that you did this one time at a little girls’ birthday partythat we discovered this together in the Boboli Garden despite having both studied abroad in Florence
that if there is a dog within 20 feet, you are playing with itthat you dove into “the matador” with your hands at Pio Pio, sopped green sauce, and even broke a sangria glass
your eye for beauty and love of the beach and ocean
your appreciation of sweets – and that this often happily happensthat you’re such a great snowboarder, but still hit the bunny slopes with methe friendship you have with my friends, toothat we love Dave Matthews and all the Dave concerts we’ve been toyour relationship with this little partner in crime herea sense of humor like thisand also things like this and that we went to a music festival on an island once despite a hurricane warningwhat a fabulous photographer you are that you had a Halloween costume like this once your explorer’s spiritand interest in history (@ Fort Warren on Georges Island)
I love you very, very much. Happy Birthday!!