He picks up our new Crate & Barrel Rococo stripe dish towel and snaps it lovingly in the general direction of my backside. My posterior. Derriere if you prefer.
"You wash, and I'll dry."
For us, this one simple statement has become much less about a division of labor and more like a mantra for life. He's the rock in our marriage, but he never forgets that rock would be nothing without the roll. And I'm that high wire tight rope walker, who always remembers how lucky she is to have him as her soft place to land. I'm up and I'm down and everywhere in between and he just stays the course, steadily pushing us, moving us further along the journey. He may be dirty dishes and kitchen cabinet doors standing wide open, but I'm three day old glasses of milk on the nightstand.
And for us, it just works. Because at the end of the day, we know we'll fix it all. Together. We're better together. We're stronger together. And together we know we can always count on...
Justin & Mary are internationally traveled destination photographers, who call New England home. Justin is a 2003 graduate of the highly-acclaimed Rochester Institute of Technology, and Mary is a 2006 graduate of the Yale Law School. For more information on having them there to share with you on your day, please contact them through the "info box" section located at the top of the page. = have camera, will travel =