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Response to southernyankeebelle (Reply #19)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:54 PM

23. My wife embraces her age and I adore her for it.

I don't pretend that she can grace the centerfold of Playboy, nor does she need that kind of compliment. I emphasis her other wonderful qualities, her intelligence, her perceptiveness, her kindness. I hug here several times per day and often reach out to touch her. To touch her still gives me a warm happiness. I still love to caress her body. I don't want a young hottie because that wouldn't be her. Love involves so much more than just physical beauty, and those who obcess over physical beauty miss so much.

She can still surprise me. She has never shown an interest in puzzles, such as crossword or find-a-word. A few weeks ago we tried a sudoku for the first time. Now she has become an ace at solving the most difficult ones quickly. I am not surprised that she is good at it, only that she enjoys it.

You said: Dream big; Work hard; Believe in yourself and don't let anyone tell you that you can't do what you want. I agree. I said the same thing to my daughter.

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