Love Always and Forever!

This year I decided to create my own Valentines’ Day card for My Beloved. Here’s what it said:

To My Beloved on Valentine’s Day
We started as kids playing in the street
In basketball you were hard to beat
I loved when we played Hide and Seek at night
Using the glow of a big street light
Then we met years later at the house of a friend
When we started to talk I knew it right then
That we’d be together for the rest of our lives
And someday you’d become my wife
Six months later I was down on one knee
On a little bridge on a beautiful creek
Half a year later we walked down the aisle
Thirteen months later we had our first child
And though we had a lot of growing up to do
It wasn’t long before we had child number two
And our blessings were soon doubled
As we had more good times than troubles
Since we had two boys in our family
We made sure a girl was child number three
We had great times and some tough ones too
But always together we made it through
We never gave in and never gave up
We worked together and made our own luck
We’ve made a great love as we built our life
And I still bless the day you became my wife

Happy Valentines’ Day!

Love Always and Forever!

SHMILY!

Russ

About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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14 Responses to Love Always and Forever!

  1. That is so beautiful Russ! You are so lucky to have each other – and I wish you many more blissful Valentines’ Day’s. Meg

  2. Happy Valentine’s Day to YOU! Please accept the Lovely Liebster Award! http://misifusa.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/lovely-valentine-liebsters/
    Hugs to you!

  3. Dang! Where’s the kleenex? That’s beautiful Russ!

  4. jacallaghanjr@optonline.net says:

    Aw! Sweet- Joan Callaghan

  5. utesmile says:

    This is lovely Russ, may you enjoy lots more Valentine days together in love!

  6. Lady Lovely says:

    Beautiful! I wish you and your family many, many more years of happiness together 🙂

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