Thursday, October 28, 2010

My Man

Happy birthday to the love of my life, a good man with a wry humor to whom I am lucky enough to be married and with whom I am parenting our children. I used to say that if we'd started sooner, I could have had ten children with this man. He is that kind of father, even if I am way too high-strung a mother. Here are some pictures I found in a box recently. They show who he is. They reveal the man we get to love and get exasperated with and be silly with and laugh with every blessed-by-fortune day.

New York City, 1992

Christmas in St. Lucia, 1992

Thanksgiving in New York, 1997

And one more picture. This was one of a series taken by our daughter for our anniversary a couple of months ago. We're actually goofing around in most of the pictures, but this one captures something, a moment.

August 2010

We're going to our daughter's soccer playoff game this afternoon. Celebrations later.

7 comments:

  1. What a beautiful couple you are!
    You know I love this. I'm so glad I get to visit you here.

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  2. Oh! And happy birthday to that gorgeous man of yours!

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  3. happy birthday! never forget how blessed you are (i love these vintage photos)

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  4. Another birthday already?? Wish him well for me. Beautiful family photos. I love your hair short - you look mahvelous dahling!

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  5. oh , they are AMAZING,
    and the anniversary one ~ swoon. that looks like real love. congratulation.
    you are gorgeous and radiant and very blessed.

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  6. happy belated birthday!!!

    thanks for sharing these images - they are wonderful. as noted ou are a beautiful couple!

    wishes for many, many wonderful years

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  7. Ms. Moon, Candice, Deborah, deb, mouse--I will dutifully pass on the birthday wishes and inform my husband and your generous compliments!

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