* That our children can do anything.
* That the Timothy Zahn post-Star Wars trilogy was REALLY GOOD.
* That science fiction and fantasy are good for growing minds and bodies.
* That my books will someday be super-successful.
* That he’d rather be happy than rich.
* That he’d rather work hard than be dirt poor.
* That a softball game once a week is good for the soul.
* That I’m right 90% of the time I think I’m right.
* That I’m right 50% of the time I think I’m wrong.
* That the rest can be forgiven for the sake of humanity.
* That sex with someone you know and care for can be a lot of fun.
* That sex with someone you don’t know or don’t care for is probably uncomfortable, awkward, and weird.
* That he’s having so much fun with that first sex option that he has no interest in trying the second one.
* And besides, he believes I’M actually hot MILF on the hoof, so why bother.
* He believes that our sons are smart.
* That our daughters are strong.
* That all of them are good.
* And all of them are beautiful.
* He thinks that making it to soccer games, karate lessons, orthodontist appointments, dance recitals, and gymnastics are important parts of being a parent.
* But not as important as ditching all of the above when homework is at stake.
* He believes there’s a higher power in the universe.
* But he’s not all that convinced that She’s particularly interested in our everyday comings and goings.
* He likes it that way.
* He believes the first Star Wars trilogy was unbeatable.
* But the second was important to the storyline.
* He believes that I’m not wrong–Anakin and Obi Wan actually DO have more chemistry than Anakin and Amadala.
* He doesn’t hold it against me that I put that thought in his head.
* He believes that bringing dinner to him while he’s playing WOW qualifies me for sainthood.
* So does changing a diaper when he’s having a WoW event.
* And that tuna salad the way I make it is the food of the gods.
* He believes a big house should have a dog.
* That chaos is better than quiet.
* That our children have a better childhood together than he did as an only child.
* That the quality of their childhood is important.
* That everything I knit is ‘cool’.
* That I’m brilliant when I make cables and sweaters that fit.
* That yarn is worth the money. (Although maybe not so much of either would help us a lot.)
* That my LYS is a haven.
* That my friends are important.
* That his friends are important.
* That dinner at my parent’s house is a treat.
* He believes that tickling is fun.
* That toy lightsabers are cool.
* That watching a movie a thousand times just helps you get to know it better.
* That movies are literature too.
* He also thinks I’m smart, even though my eyes glaze over at certain things.
* He thinks I do this on purpose (I don’t) but he forgives me anyway.
* My husband believes in integrity, in kindness, in family, and childhood.
* He believes in love and hard work and in love.
* He believes in me.
(Luv U, Mate–even when it’s not our birthdays or Christmas.)