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Hoping you all have a 'lovely' day

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Tuesday is Valentine's Day.

I've never been a big fan of what I would refer to as a "manufactured holiday."

I would classify Valentine's Day as one of these.

Still, it's an important day for many.

But I would rather tell the special person in my life I love them on a daily basis. I don't need an additional day to help me remember this.

I made a commitment to Merry years ago and will cherish that commitment.

Sure, we get into "situations" where life can be difficult.

But I wouldn't have it any other way.

There's no one else I could imagine seeing every day.

There's no one else I would rather spend evenings with at the dinner table.

There's no one else on this planet who I would rather be with.

The two of us created the greatest gift anyone could have.

Our son.

And he's just as important to me as Merry is.

I love coming home from work and seeing him on the floor, playing away like there is no tomorrow.

Every time I walk through the door, he gets this big smile on his face.

While he has enjoyed playing with "Mama," 'Da" is home and he's ready for some rough-housin'.

I love Merry and James David more than life itself.

Life wouldn't be the same without both of them.

It wouldn't feel right waking up at 5 in the morning if I couldn't lay next to James David while he got a few extra winks as "Mama" got ready for the day.

It wouldn't feel right if I came home late in the evening to find both of them laying in bed.

So, I guess this is my Valentine to the both of them.

I hope all of you have someone you can spend time with Tuesday evening. I hope you get the chocolates, cards, flowers, dinners, etc.

Anything you want.

But I just want an evening with the two most important people on the planet.

My wife and son.