Monday, June 23, 2008

I could've gone to 9343.

Dear Fred,

Today you turn 35 years old and what better way to celebrate than for me to list 35 of our greatest hits/reasons for my eternal love for you? Stroll with me down our lane of memories, please...

1. Christian
2. Loolie4U and JSL3
3. You waited for us to be officially us and I know God has honored this.
4. Our shared love of old homes, columns, and big porches .
5. Coke in a bottle at Grand's & Hawaiian shaved ice.
6. King George singing "I Cross My Heart" and "Run."
7. Lethal Weapon 3.
8. Thomas Road Baptist Church and Long John Silver's.
9. Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Boiling Springs, Jonesville, Pennington Gap.
10. The Mr. T start-up package.
11. The Match and sigh of relief.
12. Miami.
13. Bob Marley's brother and his reefer offer.
14. Isaiah 43:4
15. "We share a brain."
16. Livin' La Vida Loca.
17. Georgia, Florida, the Bahamas, South Carolina, Virginia, California, Texas, St. Martin, St. Thomas, Indiana, Nevada, Tennessee, Jamaica. (Y'all are still winning, Beckie.)
18. "At Last."
19. "Godsend."
20. Dalehartjunior.
21. A B&B, Mission Impossible and a gay bathrobe.
22. Sutali and his specialty shots.
23. The view from the Strip.
24. Aunt Mitzi, Papaw, Frankie and Aunt Doris.
25. Steel Magnolias tears.
26. Bird poop from the underpass.
27. Mamaw & Papaw's bathroom floor.
28. Skinny dipping in the pool.
29. M.F.E.O.
30. Mary Elizabeth
31. Caroline Raley
32. You chose me.
33. Even after you really knew me.
34. You're still with me.
35. I can't even being to tell you how grateful I am.

Happy 35th Birthday, John Scott Litton, Jr.
Now...let's get on with the good part.
I love you forever,
Maybe one day we'll get a picture of us together...'til then, it's all you and the girls, baby!


Tracey_iPost said...

Awesome. You are blessed to have a love like that! I feel the same way about my hubby. Love the Dalehartjunior! Ha! :0)

Pinky Roth said...

Leigh, you are so blessed to have a loving family! This has got to be one of the sweetest tributes one could receive from their spouse. I was so touched. Happy Birthday, Scotty! I love my SIL, he is the best...



Mom o'Bean said...

This is so sweet. Such a beautiful family!!

Heather said...

Awwww...Lula this is SUCH a cute post!! Happy Birthday, Scott!!

KimmyJ said...

Happy b-day Lula's man. What a sweet post.

leezee52 said...

Sooo sweet!!!

Angie said...

Ain't love grand! You guys look like a wonderful family, despite not being pictured all together. :-)

swile67 said...

wonderful post...I forgot you mentioned the two of you met obviously it worked! I haven't had much luck!!! Would you still suggest online dating?

Debbie said...

Happy Birthday Dr. Scott! And I think you are blessed to have HER because I am sure it is never a dull moment there in that part of our great state...I mean commonwealth.

Melissa said...

Happy Birthday Scott! In the little bit of time I have gotten to know your spouse, I feel I know you, too! Enjoy your last year of being right 'tween 30 and 40!
Creative and special way to commemorate his day, Lula! You never cease to amaze!

Sarah Pomerleau said...

Happy Birthday Scotty!!! We just think he's great, Leigh...and it blesses my heart to know he loves you so good!!! I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!

Mrs. R said...

Happy Birthday to my son's future father in law. I am so looking forward to hanging out on Christmas and drinking beer.


Kelly said...

happy birthday, scott!

-Bridget said...

Aw, what a sweet tribute to your hubby!

notsosahm said...

AWWWW! What a great way to honor your man!

Karen said...

Awwwwww ... that's so sweet. Happy belated birthday.

He's a Junebug fan?? Cool, you definitely have a keeper! :-)

Staci said...

i was just talking to someone about how all the pics in my house are of my hub and the kids....none of me.....i need to go get lots of fab pictures done and put them up all over the hous....thatll show em!! btw precious family!!!!

Kim said...

I know this is late, but you all know why! Happy Birthday Scott! You share a birthday with the best man in the world, my hubby! You are definitely a great dad, husband doctor and friend!