One of my best friends to his wife of 27 years tomorrow. Congrats guys and wish you two many, many more happy years together.
You may remember the concrete wall we sat on in Glenmere Park, many years ago, on which I asked you this question: “Will you be married to me?” Even then, I used an active verb with a present tense – I think we both knew it would be forever.
I can’t help but think of all the lost opportunities I missed to make our marriage better. I should have DAWDLED in that Belgian Chocolate Shop with you, instead of finding a European cell phone to call Ethan on. I should have listened to the Nils Frahm music you were in love with for a while, instead of assuring you that “I’d get to it soon”. Why did I not listen better when you said you are truly an introvert and parties with more than a few people were seriously exhausting? I still am not sure how much art gallery time…
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