Friday, April 9, 2010

27 Reasons I Love Mike

In honor of my man turning the big 2-7, here are 27 things I love about him (in no particular order):

27.  his love of sports and devotion to the Mets (although I never can compete with that)
26.  the way he values meat, especially red meat (I'm a veggie)
25.  his kindness, admiration, and love for his mom
24.  his middle name: William
23.  the way he loves his religion and G-d
22.  his love of animals, especially our dog
21.  his recent dedication to running
20.  the way he keeps his head held high, despite some uncertainties in life
19.  he's ticklish!
18.  his respect for the environment and the Earth
17.  the way he interacts with kids,
16.  the way kids interact with him and are drawn to his hair
15.  his hair, especially the Jew-fro
14.  his patience with my moods
13.  he loves to read
12.  he always buys The Times before we board an airplane
11.  he's reliable and dependable, as long as it doesn't involve cleaning products
10.  he can't stand clutter (I make a mean pile)
9.    his smile :)
8.   his sense of humor
7.   he's smart and understands politics
6.   the way he doesn't let things get to him (well, most anything!)
5.   the way he takes care of me when I'm sick or broken
4.   he doesn't ride the pity train
3.   his desire to further himself in life
2.   he will eat anything I cook (or ruin)
1.   the way he loves me!

Happy Birthday, Mike - for these reasons, and so many more, I love you!


  1. I just adore you and your passion for life and everyone in your life. Also - my personal favorite was #4 - The Pity Train. I was going through some boxes a few years ago and I found a mix tape you made me in high school, called "The Pity Train Mix". :-)

  2. How beautiful and poignant!! I have to admit, #25 really got to me there!! I am very proud to be Mike's mom!! I am a lucky woman!! Happy Birthday honey!! xoxoxox


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