My younger woman

She ran from me for nine months and realized I probably wasn’t going away. That was around this time 13 years ago.

Since then I’m fairly certain the woman who became wife has kept me sane, out of jail, and on track for whatever good my life has to offer. In the meantime, she’s managed to stay beautiful, birth my two sons, and remain younger than me.

One of the longer running jokes among my blogger friends is that we all tend to marry way above our heads. I am, perhaps, the most shining example.

Happy birthday, baby.

Brad Willis

Brad Willis is a writer based in Greenville, South Carolina. Willis spent a decade as an award-winning broadcast journalist. He has worked as a freelance writer, columnist, and professional blogger since 2005. He has also served as a commentator and guest on a wide variety of television, radio, and internet shows.

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7 Responses

  1. dawn Summers says:

    Awwww, happy Birthday mrs. Otis!

  2. iggy says:

    a fine tribute. happy bday mrs otis!!

  3. Fulkie says:

    Happy birthday Chelle!

  4. Err…still my number one crush…Mrs. Otis rocks. The Rooster wonders if we can get a re-post…the one where you drove all the way to the middle of nowhere to show up on Valentines day…you PANSY! LOL! I love that post…The Rooster calls for a re-post or link. Thank you very much.

  5. Pauly says:

    Happy birthday to your better half!

  6. change100 says:

    Happy Birthday Michelle!!

  7. Da Goddess says:

    Happy Birthday, Mrs. Otis!

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