23 July 2009

Dear Matt...

(Taken at the Springfield Brewing Company our first year of marriage.)

Thank you for being a man of character.
Thank you for putting up with me when I ask you if you have your phone, wallet and keys.
Thank you for letting me decorate the way I want to.
Thank you for working so hard to provide for our family.
Thank you for giving Noah his baths when you're home.
Thank you for discussing big decisions with me.
Thank you for taking me to Florida to live for a while.
Thank you for not getting upset with me when your shirts aren't ironed...which is a lot of the time.
Thank you for being an example of a Godly man for Noah.
Thank you for respecting me in front of your friends and at all other times.
Thank you for building me bookshelves and closets.
Thank you for humoring me with questions about Twilight.
Thank you for driving most places.
Thank you for not even allowing the word 'divorce' into your vocabulary.
Thank you for letting me take Noah to Florida for weeks at a time.
Thank you for loving my family.
Thank you for liking my friends.
Thank you for taking me to New York.
Thank you for wanting to take me more places.
Thank you for giving me Noah.
Thank you for watching shows like Top Chef and So You Think You Can Dance with me.
Thank you for letting me wear your t-shirts.
Thank you for staying committed to me for your whole life.
Thank you for the past 10 years.

3 comments:

Marisa Eash said...

Oh, yeah! Top Chef and So You Think You Can Dance! We watch those, too!

Jay and Sarah Sandidge said...

What! Matt doesn't LOVE us!? We haven't discussed So You Think You Can Dance this season. We'll have to get caught up soon.

Brandon said...

Um, i am crying right reading your list. how very sweet and what a great idea. I can't believe you have been married for 10 years! Congrats!