Happy 26th birthday! Even though I've only been around for a little over four of those twenty-six years, I have to say that your life is, by far, my favorite of anyone in the world.
Thanks for going along with my crazy antics and for loving and celebrating each day.
Thanks for being so consistent and reliable and for being the best model of the Lord's unfailing love.
Thanks for working your booty off to make it through med school and waking up at the buttcrack of dawn every morning (even on weekends!)
Thanks for making me feel beautiful and treasured every day.
Thanks for never begrudging me my sleep, too, by the way...
Thanks for loving the outdoors and initiating so many outside activities that have made life so much more full. Thanks for taking out the trash. Thanks for being the funniest person ever. Thanks for laughing at my jokes and impressions. Thanks for participating in dance party. Thanks for waking me up every morning, quite patiently might I add.
Thanks for never making me feel like you would ever choose anyone else besides me.
For the record, I would never ever either.
So, go take your exam today but get ready to celebrate YOUR AWESOMENESS tonight. There may not be fly-fishing but there will at least be some raw fish for you to eat.
I love you,
...and Baby J (He says you're going to be the best papa!)
and Powers (He says thanks for letting me lick your plate last night)