People feel loved in different ways but showing always beats telling. Running for that train, I knew I was running to show love. Read my post in Life, Refracted to see how gleefully we can express love through showing it, rather than talking about it. For 52 Ways to Show I Love You: Take an Earlier Train, click here.
When David and I began our long-distance romance in March of 1996, neither of imagined that our future would knit us and our lives ever more closely together. Like vines that learn to grow around each other, we have brought each other new people, pleasures, passions, and processes for dealing with conflict, and we have grown closer as the years have passed. Perhaps the most astonishing thing that we have brought to each other, or a gift that has been [...]
After almost one month in France, the tasks of re-entry on our return seem routine: David turns up the heat, programs the phones back to the answering machine default, coordinates mail retrieval, reconnects the laptop to the networked printer. This trip he also tracks down delivery of the missing suitcase, follows up on details that developed after his wallet was stolen, and coordinates our (as well as his) calendar commitments. Meanwhile, I check in with people, balance the checkbook, monitor [...]