Sunday, March 8, 2009

Love is...

Love is bringing each other food--surprise picnics at work.
Love is taking care of someone when they had food poisoning.
Love is not being able to imagine life without someone.
Love is laying on a bean bag, looking into each other's eyes and smiling because there are no words.
Love is clipping someone's toenails.
Love is trying to think of something great to get them for their birthday, Valentine's Day, your anniversary, or Christmas.
Love is not being able to squeeze hard enough.
Love is making photo albums.
Love is emails, letters, cards, and poetry just because.
Love is compromising on which movie to watch.
Love is going on dates even after being engaged.
Love is smelling each other unshowered and seeing each other unappealing and still thinking they smell and look great.
Love is wanting to always be better to make someone happy.
Love is laughing on road trips to stand-up comedy.
Love is inside jokes, phrases, words.
Love is knowing everything about each other and loving the things you don't like.
Love is wishing each other good luck on tests.
Love is helping each other study.
Love is holding someone when they are upset.
Love is buying meals and dessert happily.
Love is still wanting to look good for someone after a year.
Love is being in awe of each other after a year.
Love is ring shopping.
Love is smelling each other's worst farts and then laughing.
Love is holding in your farts to not wake someone up.
Love is knowing how amazing someone is and can be.
Love is kissing at the beach.
Love is staying home from skiing because you'd rather be with someone.
Love is getting up at 5:30 to support someone else in cycling classes.
Love is wondering what you can do or say to surprise them and let them know you love them.
Love is opening the car door.
Love is Sunday dinners with the family.
Love is going on an intimidating hike.
Love is sending a text in the morning to tell them you miss them.
Love is talking on the phone at night before sleeping.
Love is getting yelled at and then forgiving.
Love is wanting to apologize even when it's not your fault.
Love is watching two seasons of Dexter in two weeks.
Love is coming to visit someone in California for New Year's because you missed them.
Love is always taking pictures of someone because you think they're so cute.
Love is being their biggest fan--for singing, writing, teaching, designing, whatever.
Love is trying to have a good 4th of July after fighting--and taking a warm night drive on a scooter to watch fireworks.
Love is riding on a scooter even if it messes up your hair.
Love is wearing their favorite perfume/cologne.
Love is going to Joshua Radin's concerts together--twice--and going and getting ice from the bar for them when they bumped their head on a pole.
Love is going to Hancock and the Dark Knight on opening day.
Love is wanting to hear their voice.
Love is not wanting to kiss anyone else's lips ever again, saying it, and then meaning it.
Love is picking out a bedroom set together.
Love is forgiving someone after they've said and done awful things.
Love is remembering the good times.
Love is not forgetting the good times to make it easier to move on.
Love is hugging.
Love is doing dishes after family dinner.
Love is doing dishes in return for a meal.
Love is helping them clean their room or apartment or car just to be helpful.
Love is Squaw Peak.
Love is having a song.
Love is a Death Cab for Cutie concert.
Love is leaving at 3 AM in the freezing cold when you parked all the way around the corner.
Love is trying new restaurants.
Love is finding coupons.
Love is looking out for something that might help someone--a teaching tool or a coupon website.
Love is sharing music.
Love is fixing their computer.
Love is being excited to see them that night, when you just saw them the night before.
Love is having a McDonald's breakfast before school.
Love is Kneader's or waffles.
Love is buying them four chapsticks because you know they'll lose them.
Love is talking to family.
Love is leaving notes in their drawer.
Love is ending a date early because of a terrible bathroom experience.
Love is going to the dollar theater.
Love is going on a walk in the morning or evening.
Love is talking all about each other's lives before you.
Love is talking all about each other's lives together.
Love is giving each other the benefit of the doubt.
Love is playing ball in the park with some random dog.
Love is holding each other when you've put a pet down.
Love is kissing in the car.
Love is, "I'm your Huckleberry."
Love is leaving picture comments.
Love is writing on their car when it's been snowed on.
Love is going dancing.
Love is laughing instead of getting embarrassed.
Love is sacrificing--time, sleep, games, movies, friends...
Love is going grocery shopping.
Love is flashing the porch light and the car lights three times.
Love is three squeezes.
Love is touching their skin and looking at their eyes.
Love is saying sorry.
Love is changing, molding, improving.
Love is roses and a Build-a-Bear and P.F. Chang's and love letters.
Love is a mouse pad.
Love is having fun taking engagement pictures.
Love is telling each other everything.
Love is having a best friend who would never judge you.
Love is belching really loud and not having to say "excuse me."
Love is lifting each other up.
Love is respect.
Love is being patient even when you've run out of patience.
Love is playing with and babysitting nephews.
Love is sharing pizza.
Love is a spot on the couch.
Love is knocking their poster off of the wall with your galoot arm.
Love is hearing footsteps stomping up the stairs.
Love is supporting and helping.
Love is talking softly.
Love is laughing together.
Love is understanding, or seeking to understand.
Love is knowing each other's greatest strengths and greatest weaknesses, and never using that against them.
Love is not saying something you know will hurt them.
Love is growing.
Love is deserving, earning them.
Love is never taking them for granted.
Love is looking out for things that will interest them--a comet passing by, a planet in the sky...
Love is not being embarrassed by someone's mistakes.
Love is enjoying the same commercials.
Love is going to BYU football games.
Love is eating at Beto's or McDonald's at midnight.
Love is J Dawg's in the summer.
Love is remembering why you love them, even in bad times.
Love is pictures in PhotoBooth.
Love is recording videos of your really low "black person" voice.
Love is making a proposal video.
Love is wandering around the mall and jean shopping.
Love is kissing someone with every feeling you have and never wanting to share it with someone else.
Love is borrowing their jacket.
Love is back scratching and massages.
Love is nicknames.
Love is roller skating.
Love is wandering around Blockbuster trying to pick out a movie with friends.
Love is fixing a flat tire.
Love is talking about the gospel.
Love is laughing at typos and published mistakes.
Love is doing homework together every night.
Love is, "It IS been tested?!"
Love is Easter baskets.
Love is a bunny rabbit.
Love is dinner at Grandma's.
Love is Friday nights with friends or on dates.
Love is not trying to re-make the same memories with someone new.
Love is rinsing out already-clean cups.
Love is kissing after Point Break.
Love is moving their things into your future apartment.

Love is what happens when you know the ins and outs of someone thoroughly. Love is what happens when you want to do nothing but make someone happy. Love is wanting to take care of someone. Love is caring more about someone else than yourself. Love is what happens after every kind of experience over the course of two years.

Love is work.
And love is time.

Love is not easily found in its truest form, in its deepest level.

Love is not replaced quickly.

Love is returned rarely.

Love is hard.
Love is great.

Love is worth working for.

Love is everything.

Love hurts.

1 comment:

StacyB said...

That was a lovely blog :=D