How do I love thee? I love thee for thine funky retro greeting cards that thou dost findeth in thrift stores. Man, I hate trying to write prose in Elizabethan English. Anyway, when we bought our home from Mrs. Brass in 1997, we also took possession of a huge stash of greeting cards from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. That supply ran out a couple of years ago, so Denise scours the thrift stores and eBay to find the finest cards for loved ones. That’s one way Denise demonstrates her affection – by sending folks cool special occasion cards. Here is the one she gave me this year for Valentine’s Day.
Actually, when I think about it, this is a longstanding tradition with Denise. During our courtship, she wooed me with Pot Shots. I remember how my heart would go all aflutter, when I found one of those smart-alecky cards from Denny in my mail box. And, do you know that her handwriting is identical to the script on those cards from 30 years ago! My heart still goes pitty-pat whenever I see Denise’s beautiful handwriting. What’s a Pot Shot you ask? Well, I just happen to have an example right here: