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11/13/08

Thankful Thursday: The man behind this woman

My good blog-buddy, Dawn, paid tribute to her hubby earlier this week and I thought it was a great idea. So, in honor of the husband I am SO thankful for, here is my version...




What is your husband's name?
Neil James Lettre...that's where we got the "James" in Luke's name!

How long have you guys been married?
Nearly 6 years, though we have known each other twice that long. We actually dates when we were younger, went our separate ways and got back together when we were older...or, at least, in our late 20's.

How long did you date?
Both times we only dated for a few months. However, the 2nd time it was b/c we got engaged quickly and then eloped to the beach! (See pic.)

How old is he?
He just turned 38.

Who is taller?
He is taller, but not by a whole lot.

Who can sing best?
I have no doubt that he would say himself, but that would be wrong. Neither of us can sing. It doesn't stop me, though. As I often say, I can make a song out of anything!

Who is smarter?
He is definitely smarter when it comes to package design. (He has an engineering degree and works for MWV Packaging.) I handle everything else.

Who does laundry?
I do, but not because he won't help. It's because I am SO picky about laundry...especially the drying part.

Who pays the bills?
He does.

Who sleeps on the right side of the bed?
Technically no one. I sleep on the left and he sleeps in the middle. Makes me crazy.

Who mows the lawn?
He does.

Who cooks dinner?
I do the most, but he can grill something fierce!

Who is the first to admit when they are wrong?
We are both stubborn and competitive, but we have improved a lot over the years.

Who kissed who first?
He did. Can you blame him???

Who wears the pants?
He does. I buy them for him, but he wears them!


Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ.
Ephesians 5:2


15 comments:

Dana-from chaos to Grace said...

I DID have to laugh at the last one...

He wears them, but I buy them! ROFL!!!

Denise said...

This was sweet.

4 Lettre Words said...

Lest anyone wonder, this is definitely written with humor. And, Neil would expect no less of me! :o)

Grammy said...

Wonderful tribute. Thanks for stopping by.
Have a great week.

Laurie Ann said...

How sweet! I loved reading your story! Happy Thankful Thursday to you!

Dawn said...

Awww you are so sweet! And, I loved your answer for who wears the pants! Too funny!!

I'm glad you played along. I've enjoyed hearing about the husbands! :)

newlyweds said...

Great tribute to your hubby!

BP said...

How sweet! God bless you in your marriage and home!

Bonnie said...

Like everyone else - loved that last comment. I'll have to remember it if I'm ever asked! What a blessing he sounds and what a gift God gave you. :) Thanks for sharing!

Sandy Toes said...

How pretty...love that picture!
-sandy toes

Lynn said...

Delightful... delightful... delightful.. I always love to read praises about husbands.

This was fun. Neat couple...

Daphine said...

Loved this! I might borrow this later! The picture is beautiful! So romantic!

Nicolle said...

I love love love your wedding photo!

Tracey said...

I like this post - especially the Who wears the pants answer! LOL

Annie said...

Hello! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog today!

Hey, are you telling me that your Luke is "Luke James"??? Because MY Luke is Luke James, the James being after my dad..