Friday, February 15, 2008

More Than Just A Kerr Jar

I love the Spring. I can't wait until the tulips finally start popping out from the ground, making their way towards the light. They are such a graceful and beautiful flower, in fact, they are my all time favorite flower. I don't remember how Ashton found that out, but when we were engaged, during the spring before we got married, every week Ashton would leave fresh handpicked tulips in a Kerr Jar at my door. I started to look forward to the different colored and sized Kerr Jars that I knew would await me at the end of every week or two. Spring came and went and the days of Kerr Jars and Tulips ended. Or so I thought. Yesterday, Valentines day, I came home from work/school and walked into the kitchen to find a Kerr Jar and Flowers with a card waiting for me on the table. It immediately took me back to those endearing moments when I would arrive home late from a frustrating and tiresome night of waitressing and find Tulips carefully place and patiently waiting in their jar for me at my door. In that instant I felt all of the butterflies and googlies(if that is a word) that come when two people are dating, but also the deep love that a wife has for her husband. The gesture was simple and small but complex and large in its meaning. Someday, years from now, when I am cleaning out a closet or reorganizing a basement and find the old jars and start to giggle and cry my children will know that they are more than just Kerr jars.

4 comments:

julie said...

that is the sweetest story i've heard in awhile. :)

Cori said...

Meghan you are just about the sweetest girl I've ever met! You are still a romantic, and always will be... thank heaven for people like you!

Marisa said...

do people ever tell your husband that he looks kind of like orlando bloom? you guys are so cute. Love you cuz!

The Clifts said...

I can't believe I ran into your blog! This is Sarah Hogge! I didn't even know you are married! You look amazing, as you always did! Our blog is clifthouse.blogspot.com.

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