It was spring but it was summer I wanted; the warm days and the great outdoors.
It was summer but it was fall I wanted: the colorful leaves and the cool dry air.
It was fall but it was winter I wanted; the beautiful snow and the joy of the Christmas season.
It was now winter but it was spring I wanted; the warmth and the blossoming of nature.
I was a child but it was adulthood I wanted; the freedom and respect.
I was twenty but it was thirty I wanted; to be mature and sophisticated.
I was middle -aged but it was twenty I wanted; the youth and the free spirit.
I was retired but it was middle-aged that I wanted; the presence of mind without limitations.
My life was over but I never got what I wanted.
-Written by a fourteen year old boy (yes, fourteen!)
During my in-laws recent visit, I walk into the kitchen to find my husband dancing with his mother as a record plays in the background. This is my husband to the core; sweet and living life to the fullest. After nearly 18 years of marriage, he still captivates me.