Wednesday, February 11, 2009

One in a million

He is motorcycles and off-road race cars.

Hunting and fishing, mud boots and farts.

Beer and hot wings and nachos with peppers.

Tattoos and snoring and clothes left on the bathroom floor.


He is part handy-man, part auto mechanic.

Homeowner and landlord, bar-be-quer of all meats.

Cooker of breakfast, champion of the Living Room Floor Wrestling Federation.

Maker of lunches, delivery man to preschool.


He is teacher of the alphabet, Potty Trainer Extraordinaire.

"Just one more hug, Dad!" and "Daddy's the MAN, I'm the little man, and Mommy's the Queen!"

Not an in-law but an "out-law", laughing -- always laughing.

Charismatic and friend to hundreds.

Opening a naughty toy

His birthday parties are always HUGE and well attended.

Phone calls at shift change to see how my night went.

Surprise baths for the boys so Momma doesn't have to.

Laundry done, dishes washed, "I thought we'd see a movie."

Jayson & Will, Graduation Day

He's kind and he's gentle - often to a fault.

"You'd leave me bleeding on a street corner to help an old lady."

Big and barrel-chested, tall, dark and handsome.

Hands that are rough yet gentle.


He's supportive, and sturdy, and there when you need him.

Level-headed, smart, responsible.

I'm mad and I yell - quietly he soaks it in, says nothing.

Smart man.

He's the kind of man a person could live with happily -- for a lifetime or two.

love daddy


Zip n Tizzy said...

Nothing like a versatile man.

Sounds like love!

(ps.s love what you're doing with your site!)

WeaselMomma said...

Sounds like you picked right!

maggie said...

Aw, you kind of choked me up a little. What a great guy you found, and how lucky for him to have someone like you who will take the time to stop and appreciate him in such a beautiful way, pictures and all. That's awesome.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Congratulations! I love this list--he sounds amazing.

mrs007 said...

um yeah I got a lump in my throat from that...what an awesome guy! And what an great wife that you know what you've got :)

Miss said...

Sounds like you are very lucky! ;-)

NicEmMOM said...

You made me cry!!!!

Kim H. said...

Um, I don't think you're at all the slightest bit proud, are you?....

Yep, he's a gem and tell him Kim from bloggy world says "way to go on the new job!" What a dude!

Kate @ Life As I Live It said...

So sweet...

Mama Smurf said...

He definitely sounds like a keeper! You're a lucky lady...or he's a lucky man, whichever...

Rebecca said...

Yup... a keeper! :)

We are THAT Family said...

That last picture is just precious. Made me feel all weepy! You've got a good one! And I'm so glad you joined in. Happy Valentine's Day!

Tara R. said...

Awww ... that was so sweet! LOVE that last photo. Priceless.

Natalie said...

great pictures!!! i love the one of them fishing. too cute.

thanks for sharing your story.

Threeboys1mommy said...

Oh hon that's so sweet... what's the occasion? ;-)

Kelley said...

those last two pics melted my cold dark heart.

Elaine A. said...

I really like the way you did this post. And the words are great too...

Can I find it funny that you put "farts" and then what he eats to get them after? ; ) Sorry, I grew up around boys & have boys so it's always around!

Happy V-day to you & your man!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am a bit late in visiting via the SWAK carnival, but what a great story!

texasholly said...

I loved this. What a smart man!