Monday, February 14, 2011

An Unusual Valentine's Day Gift


My husband gave me two official Valentine's Day gifts last night: a pair of red mittens (amazingly, I had almost bought myself a pair of red mittens at the airport on Saturday, while waiting for my flight home--just goes to show how well he knows me!) and a book by an author I just discovered whom I really like.

Bu there was another gift that he gave me and I'm sure he doesn't realize how important it was to me: Now, when he's down in the basement watching wrestling on TV (he got addicted to late-night wrestling while he was doing his Master's degree--go figure) or football or whatever, he hops on the elliptical trainer and does a little workout. I've made a few gentle suggestions to this effect over the years, but now he's finally doing it. He couldn't make me happier!

What did I give him? Two books, one on how to cook various kinds of meat and the other on spirits. He's a real foodie.

5 comments:

  1. Sounds like the best gift of all he doesn't even know he's given you! Enjoy your book and gloves!

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  2. Happy Valentine's Day to you!

    Red mittens sound yummy! (I kinda have a thing for mittens...must be left over from the kittens/mittens nursery rhyme, which was one of my favs as a kid.) How sweet your husband sounds.

    Rebecca

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  3. Yes, my husband's a doll. And my boys just gave me some roses a few minutes ago. I am a happy woman.

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  4. Isn't it great when you know what each other would love :) Happy Valentines Day!

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