Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Crazy 8's

Chad and I have been married for 8 years today.  That's insane to think we've almost made a whole decade.  In a completely Chad indulgent post, I think I'll let you get to know him a little better, and let you know all the things that I find absolutely fantastic(and fun) about the hubs.

  • I love that Chad is a card-carrying, hard core country boy.  He grew up on a commercial poultry farm, and then worked on a commercial hog farm during school.  I say gross, he says awesome.
  • I love that Chad almost always has on a ball cap(Alabama or Yankees as if you couldn't guess).  Seriously unless he is at church, or working at a church function/event he has on a ball cap.
  • I love that Chad can wear his suits as easily as he wears his ball cap.  A lot of men can't do that, but he can transition so easily.  And he's not afraid to wear the crazy colored shirts that I pick out for him.  Orange, blue, fuschia, purple, lime green, red?  No problem.
  • I love the way he loves Clayton.  He is the most amazing Daddy, and always has the time to throw a ball, chase, or roll a truck.  There are times I want to yell at them to hurry up because we're going to be late, but Chad always has time for Clayton.  That's awesome.
  • I love that Chad always, and I do mean always, holds the door open for me.  I havn't opened a door since I was 16 years old.  It's seriously so bad, on my part, that if I get to the door first, I just stand there and wait on him.  Then, I get offended if other men that I happen to encounter on my journeys don't open the door for me. 
  • I love that every now and then, Chad lets me think I'm in charge.  I never am, but he lets me feel like I am.
  • I love that Chad doesn't ever require me to cook, and will in fact cook for us. 
  • I love that Chad thinks it's funny when I yell at the TV(because you know that what I'm yelling really is going to make a difference in the outcome of the game) during football games.
  • I love that Chad is addicted to Dt. Sun Drop and Popcorn.  We are never allowed to run out of these 2 items.
  • I love that Chad has learned to text simply because I prefer it to talking on the phone.
  • I love Chad's incessant need to wear boots.  And now Clayton has to wear boots like his Daddy.  It's precious.  Clayton's always checking to make sure that Chad has on his boots.
  • I love the way Chad leads our family.  He really is our spiritual leader, and makes sure we stay in God's path.  He's not afraid to tell me if I'm wrong(which is a lot), and help me see the error of my ways.  That's just funny to me.
  • I love the way that Chad talks passionately about horses.  Paso Fino horses to be exact.  I know nothing about any of this, but I try to listen intently.
  • I love that Chad is truly one of the largest parts of my strength.  I couldn't do this life, especially the last 7 months, without him.  I don't want anyone else to hold my hand or rock my babies.
I love all of these things, and so very much more about my Chad.  Happy 8th babe.  Hope it's been as great for you as for me.  "I love your love the most" and "I'd love you to love me."


Abby said...

Happy anniversary to you both!

Adrienne said...

So sweet!! Happy Anniversary!

Lucy and Ethel said...

Happy 8th!!!

What a big week for you. Lots of hugs, cheers, and prayers from the mountains!


ANewKindOfPerfect said...

Following your blog and wishing you a happy anniversary!

Kelly said...

Happy Anniversary! This is the sweetest post ever. I love all the qualities you mentioned.

Jamie Lynn said...

Yeah.. Chad is pretty great, huh?
I love you guys!
I wouldn't want him or you to be with ANYONE else!

Jamie Lynn said...

Oh, P.S.

Simply Donna...... said...

I forgot today was your anniversary, sorry! Happy Anniversary! By the way your post was great and sweet. Aren't we lucky to such wonderful husbands?

Allison said...

:) Happy Anniversary! I hope that one day the Lord blesses me with a man that makes me as happy as Chad makes you! Congratulations to you both!

Amber Gray said...

We have the same anniversary date?! how cool is that I didnt even know yall got married on the 20th! =)