Friday, August 15, 2008

My Other (Better) Half

Brian's proposal, May 1999

Epcot, April 2005

Brian's Birthday Celebration. Rochester, NH September 1999

Chris and Jenny's wedding, September 2004

Lincoln Woods, June 2008

Another little survey taken from A Splash of Sunshine...

YOU'VE BEEN TAGGED! Write all about your significant other.

What is his name? Brian

Who eats more? I'd say it's about the same, though he eats a whole lot faster!

Who said, “I love you” first? I did, and it was the most awkward thing of my life! He didn't say it back until the next day.

Who is taller? Brian is, although I'm sure no one finds that surprising :)

Who drives most when you are together? We share it for the most part

Who’s more sensitive? Me, by a long shot!!

Who does the laundry? For the most part, me. Sometimes he'll throw in a load while I'm at work though, and he'll carry the sorted baskets down to the basement for me.

Who sleeps on the right side of the bed? I do.....but if we're sleeping somewhere and the bed is against the wall, he has to take the wall side. I cannot sleep next to a wall, it freaks me out and will keep me awake.

Who pays the bills? I used to, and he has since taken over to give me a break. It should never be one partner that does it all the time.

Who cooks more? I do, because of his work schedule. But he's a pretty kick-butt cook.

Who is more stubborn? We actually argue over who's more stubborn....but I still say it's him!

Who is the first to admit they are wrong? Hmmmm......usually me. But Brian will admit to it, he's not THAT stubborn.

Who has more siblings? He grew up in a family of three boys, I have one brother.

Who wears the pants? We each take a leg.

What do you like to do together? We used to like going out, but not so much anymore. Mostly we're homebodies. We like to play outside as a family though, and go for walks. One thing that we like to do but don't have a chance to do as much anymore is catch live theatre shows.

Guilty Pleasures? He likes to bake from scratch, and remodel our house. He's happiest with his tape measure and a pencil and notebook, planning his next project. He's also an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan and tries to watch as many games as possible during the hockey season.

How did you meet? This is the embarrassing part.....April 16, 1998 at a seedy downtown nightclub in Providence, RI. We had our first date the next weekend. It was more like a marathon date...meeting back at the club and dancing until 2AM, then breakfast at Bickford's. Then we went our separate ways....I got home at 5:30am! Couple of hours of sleep....then he came over at lunchtime and stayed till midnight. We've been together pretty much ever since....except for his Naval Deployment for 3 1/2 months my senior year of college.

Who kissed first? We laugh even today that we really don't know the answer to this question.

Who proposed? He did, on May 14, 1999 at my college commencement ball.

His best features & qualities? He's got a great sense of humor, he's patient, loving, kind, giving and fair. He's also a fantastic, dedicated father.


Brian said...

When I first saw the blog post I did not see the survey, only the pics. I found the survey this time, as I sit here and wait for the last hour of work to elapse before what I would call the most needed vacation of my life. And having found it, you have once again been exactly where I need you to be, when I need you to be there, and said exactly what I needed to hear. Even online you are impossibly amazing! How do you do it?

Shelly said...

AWwwwwww you guys are so sweet!