4.16.10 Renaissance Man

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photo by tony wolberg
I am married to an amazing man. He is my 4th husband, but I know I finally got it right. (Yeah, yeah, enough with the Liz Taylor jokes.) I feel like writing about him today because he is away for a while, making a short film he wrote and is directing and producing. Aside from being one of the most intelligent people I have ever known, G is a talented artist, a smart businessman and a truly good soul. He loves to eat and drink, and is both highly discerning and wildly appreciative when it comes to my cooking. He is curious about the world and has traveled practically everywhere, but likes to see things again through my eyes. (To wit, he's taking me to Barcelona in September, where's he's been but I never have.) You've already seen from the photos on this blog what a gifted photographer he is. Check out more of his work, including his award-winning documentary short, here. His compassion, breadth of knowledge, gusto, generosity, courage, tenacity and imagination inspire me every day. Oh, and he has flawless taste in jewelry. Did I mention we met online?
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on the job
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on a fact-finding mission in Pakistan for Network 20/20
 
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10 Comments

You write so well. This is good. You should do more like this. Actually, it's all very good.
Walt K on April 16, 2010 at 12:16 pm — Reply
Thanks, Walt!
laura on April 16, 2010 at 12:40 pm — Reply
You are two lucky peas in a pod! Obsessed with your blog! Look forward to it everyday! Adore this entry! Love and miss you both!
Jamie on April 16, 2010 at 3:20 pm — Reply
Thanks for sharing so much of your life with your readers. When work gets too intense, going to your blog is like going on a little vacation where I can lose myself in your intriguing observations and mouth watering recipes.
Elaine on April 16, 2010 at 4:12 pm — Reply
I shudder at the thought of "over-sharing," so I am lucky, indeed, to have such kind and gentle readers.
laura on April 16, 2010 at 4:17 pm — Reply
this is so nice to read.
lisa on April 16, 2010 at 7:30 pm — Reply
I am the luckiest man alive. I found Laura.
G on April 16, 2010 at 7:42 pm — Reply
very sweet post and very sweet comment from him. i love that you met online. my husband and i met at a wedding in Pakistan, while he was living in Canada and I in Italy- we got married 10 months later- and it's the best decision i ever made in my life. here's to many more years to you and your G. and i *do* adore that photo of him above- from Pakistan. x shayma
shayma on April 18, 2010 at 12:21 pm — Reply
Lovely. He is a gem. Hi G!!!!
lisa Garriss on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm — Reply
Beautiful commentary on a wonderful guy we are pleased to know.. You gave us a broader spectrum of his personality than we've previously known. You both are truly special..
Vivian on May 28, 2010 at 8:41 am — Reply