Wednesday, April 06, 2011

30 reasons I love Mr. Goat

Today Mr. Goat turns 30 years old.  I think he is pretty wonderful and here are just a few of the reasons why.  Please stop by the comments today and wish him a Happy Birthday!

30 reasons I love Mr. Goat
1. He laughs loudly.
2. He remembers the first time he saw me.
3. He wore a pony tail in college that curled at the bottom.
4. He is smart and has common sense too.
5. He loves his family.
6. He is loyal and will defend me if I've been wronged.
7. His voice is beautiful.
8. His faith is important to him.
9. He is gleeful about trains.
10. He can understand legal documents.
11. His son adores him, and Mr. Goat never lets him down.
12. He knows just what I'm thinking, and knows when to tease me and when to comfort me.
13. He plays a mean game of cribbage.
14. He accepts me with my anxieties.
15. He enjoys being with my family.
16. He listens to NPR.
17. He indulges my geekiness.
18. He has a soft spot for our kitties.
19. He looks good in pink and isn't afraid to wear it.
20. He can laugh at himself.
21. He can name more classical music than modern music.
22. He makes an amazing bowl of popcorn.
23. He can sing Les Mis by heart.
24. He can also name trains on sight.
25. But loves to watch the Twins play while drinking a beer.
26. He answers me honestly.
27. He is not afraid to cry.
28. He was smart enough to come to my dorm to watch the Princess Bride (which he had NEVER seen) that night.
29. He loves our son.
30. He loves me back.

Happy Birthday Mr. Goat.  I love you!


24 comments:

Valerie said...

Happy Birthday, Goat! I hope you're having a wonderful day in your new house!

Suzi said...

so sweet!

Sabrina said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Goat!! I hope you have a wonderful 30th year!! Wishing you both a lifetime of happiness and love! =)

James said...

Happy Birthday senor goat. Have you questioned him again about never seeing "princess bride"? I think he just wanted to come over . . . cause who's never seen that movie?

happily calling shenanigens.

happy 30th dude.

Kate said...

Happy birthday Mr Goat!! Thanks for making Liz so happy, so loved and so valued.

Ann said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Goat!!!

Ruby Girl said...

so cute!! i love this :) hbty!! <3 EverRubyGirl.blogspot.com

jimbassman said...

30 things we love about Mr. Goat (not necessarily in order of importance):

1. He loves LutherLiz.
2. He makes beautiful children.
3. He's a good daddy.
4. He knows how to play bridge.
5. He often lets us win at bridge.
6. He's got a beautiful voice.
7. He makes a killer Cuba Libre.
8. He introduced me to Surly beer.
9. He had the courage to start his own business.
10. He's much handier than I.
11. He looks great in a suit.
12. He comes from a wonderful family.
13. Gan.
14. He lives up to his obligations.
15. Music is important to him.
16. He's got great taste in music.
17. He went to St. Olaf.
18. He makes LutherLiz happy.
19. He was there every step of the way when Little Goat was born.
20. He makes a great chicken/wild rice soup.
21. He looks good in blue too.
22. His smile.
23. He's going to be a gardener in his new house.
24. The ponytail!
25. He's a man of faith.
26. He supports LutherLiz in things she wants to do.
27. His family has a vacation home in North Carolina!
28. He's a good counterbalance to LutherLiz when necessary.
29. He's not afraid to say what he thinks.
30. He's a keeper!

Veronica said...

Happy Birthday!

Liv @ Choosing Beauty said...

I don't know you Mr. Goat, but I can tell I'd like you. What a sweet post - Happy Birthday!

WeeMasonMan's Mom said...

Happy Happy Birthday!!!

Amy said...

Happy happy birthday mr goat

DaisyGal said...

HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mr Goat!!!! have a great day!!!!

Marie said...

Have a wonderful birthday, Mr. Goat! I love hearing about your family; give my best to Mrs. and Baby Goat!

Tammigirl said...

Happy Birthday!

If you have a lot of birthdays will you be an 'old goat'?

fleetssara said...

Happy Birthday, Mr. Goat!

krisgetshealthy.com said...

Hippo Birdie to Ewe Mr Goat!!!!

Colleen said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! (Also, FTR, I would like to say that your wife is not the only one that things that you have the very most beautiful voice!!!!)

jensue1 said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Goat! Have a great one!

MommytoZoeandAva said...

Happy Birthday Mr. Goat! Welcome to the club!

Ruby Leigh said...

I love the older picture of the two of you. Happy B-day Mr. Goat!

Misty said...

Happy Birthday

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Big Brother! I love you very much!

Anti-Supermom said...

So sweet, Happiest Birthday to the hubby!