- I know who my friends are. They're not always who I expect them to be. And I don't always see them immediately, but they are there, and I know they care. They've got my back and I know that when it comes down to it, there are at least a dozen people who'd fight or die for me if necessary... maybe more.
- I know who my love is. I'm not always the most reliable person in his life, despite the fact that I should be. But he's there -- always. And tonight he gave me a particularly magnificent gift as well.
We looked out the window about a half an hour ago. The world was covered in a surprise (to us at least) blanket of snow. We stood in awe at the window for a moment, just staring at the beautiful gift we'd been given. And then... my husband flung open the door hoisted me onto his back (without shoes or coat of course) and went running out into the snow.
A simple gesture, yes... But it was more than that to me. It was, for us, a "conversation" we'd been avoiding for the past ... however long it's been. It's hard to explain without giving far more detail than is appropriate in a public forum like this. Suffice it to say, however, that simple gesture was the greatest gift of spontaneous romance I could have received from him tonight.
"It's okay... it really is. I love you, and that will never change."