Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Practical Love Letter

Dear Jason,

Thank you for being awesome. Not because you bring me flowers and give me perfect presents like in-city getaway escapes here. You do those things too, and they are justright and oh-so-thoughtful and romantic. But that's not why I love you right now. Right now, I love you because you are organized. Right now, I love you because you make me a more functional human being with your filing systems and deadlines and task list. Right now, I love you because you're the exact opposite of my stressed out, papers-flying-everywhere mess. You compliment me, and you give me something to aim for, a goal for how I want to live, a pathway for how not to disappoint myself again with my ongoing shortcomings. We all have shortcomings, but I feel incredibly lucky that you help balance mine, especially when I'm feeling so unbalanced.

In return for your complete awesomeness, I promise to help with your balance by washing the dishes, finding healthy meals to cook, being obsessive about our budget tracking, and scheduling time for us.

I like this partnership thing a lot. It's why I'm marrying you, even when the actual wedding part of the marrying makes me go completely haywire. So thanks for helping keep the haywire part at a somewhat minimum.



  1. I can't say anything but "awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww" even though this is a practical love letter.

  2. Oh this does make my heart flutter.

    I'm sorry to run, but I'm off to write my husband a poem about his superior bathroom cleaning skills. *swoon*

  3. this letter was awesome. i'm with may be practical, but it sounds incredibly romantic to me.
    and, and, i didn't realize your wedding was only six weeks away! i've been bad at playing blog catchup. i'm so excited for you. these weeks will fly by and trust me, that's a good thing. :)

  4. love this. everyday life should have more love letters


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