Feb 14, 2013

February 14th Valentine's Day...

The best smell in the world is that man that you love...

I am very lucky  to be able to share my life, my dreams and my everyday with Arvid and Brutus.
Arvid and I met through a dating service.  Neither of us had any reservations about meeting this way.  For us it was fun!  I remember the day he called me and invited me to go with him to the The Beach Boys concert.

I said no, but that I would not mind going out the next day with him.  He was all for it and we met at a very nice restaurant on the water in Dania Beach, Florida.  The restaurant no longer exists.  It was destroyed by a hurricane and never rebuilt.

Over dinner and drinks we chatted and learnt more about each other.
We both had previous relationships and we both knew what we wanted.
I clearly recall at the end of our date I said to Arvid, "and now you can kiss me."
To this day that makes him smile.  Says he has never met anyone quite like me and I take it as a compliment.

From that day on we were already a couple.  We went out often and we got to know each other fast and we liked what we saw.  When I met Arvid he was going to Norway twice a year.  That same year we met he took me to Norway to meet his parents.  This was in July and we met in March.  My parents met Arvid in April.  We are very traditional and my mom and dad wanted to meet the man I was always talking about.  Unlike today, where couples really don't care if the parents meet.  In our family it's a prerequisite.
A year after that we were married.

Our life has had a few up and downs just like everyone's, but at the end of the day it is always just the two of us.  We are each others best friends and each others best supporters.
We make each other laugh and in times of trouble he is there for me and I am there for him.
In my life I have been through quite a lot then I met Arvid.
From that day on there was no looking back, not then not now.

He will always be my Valentine's in good times and bad times.
Arvid says there is no one else in the world he would rather spend forever with.
For me, he is also the one I want to spend forever with as well.
The one I want to hold my hand and never let go..
.like he did when we met and the way he continues to do everyday..
Hold my hand and I'll take you there, somehow, someday, somewhere.
The best is yet to come.
Happy Valentine's day to all!

Valentines Day is cute and all, but that one person making you feel special daily is priceless...