I'd kiss you here because....  We went to my childhood home for a weekend.  We had some free time, so I took you on a drive around to see some of my favorite places.  We came here because you know how much my childhood bike rides meant to me.  Those rides have everything to do with why I ride bike today.  In the summer this field is tall with corn on both sides.  There is a 90 degree turn, the corn hiding the oncoming cars. It's the country version of a tunnel.  When I was a kid, I would ride here, lay down in the middle of the road and squeal as cars would come around the corner.  We would hop up and pretend nothing was going on when the cars would pass us standing by our bikes.  HAHAHA!  Super cheap thrills.  We pulled over, I insisted.  No cars to be seen. We laid down in the middle of the road, when are we ever doing that again?  Not soon enough.  We kissed too.  Fun drive. 
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  Spring, spring, spring.....I need no other reason to kiss you right there and then.  Perfect spring day, sweet, sweet white flowers.  We looked up.  End scene.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  Mostly because I wanted to kiss you at that moment.  I settled for a text to you telling you how the top of the Freedom Tower looked like it had made a cloud in the faint shape of a heart.  You said, It looks like the Freedom Tower has a caption cloud over it's head.  I said:  I wish you were here, you said:  I will see you tonight.  X      
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  I remember one of the first pictures I took of trees during sunset.  It was a few years ago on Kiawah.  We had yet to meet, but we had just started speaking and I left for vacation.  We had an incredible sunset that summer night.  I posted a pic and said "lace", referring to the trees.  Of course I remember that you liked that picture, but I kinda knew you would.  It was a purply sunset with the trees making patterns of black lace.  Now, when I take these pics I think of the conversations before we met.  They were sweet and fun.  There was definitely a witty sense of humor to them, you knew how to make me laugh, and I would so easily make you laugh.  Pretty adorable. 
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  WE LOVE MADELEINES!  Remember last summer at the beach house when we had fresh strawberries and you used Madeleine's as shortcake?  I DO!  When we came back from vacation, I remember texting you a picture of Madeleine's and strawberries that I made for "dessert" or maybe breakfast.  This happens.  Strawberry Madeleine shortcake kisses, forever!
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  I had just gotten back from a short trip, I stopped by your place on my way home.  We talked for a bit, then out of the blue our friend texted us.  He was in town from Cape Cod.  He had his dog and we arranged a spur of the moment meet-up, my favorite!  On the walk over to Union Square Dog Park, right as we crossed the street we walked over "Triumph".  We LOVE a Triumph motorcycle, like crazy.  It was a "YEEEEEESSSSSSS" kinda moment, we were already holding hands.  Seeing "Triumph" was the entire reason to kiss.  Triumph kisses...we will go back when we need some good energy and kissing.
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  I kiss all my friends when we go to Yama.  Every time I went to Yama, it is with a group of friends, occasionally it would be the rare meet-up with a very good friend.  I would crave sitting outside in the summer in the back patio.  I would walk in, HUGE HUGS AND KISSES for everyone, and then settle in for a great night.  My favorite location was the one on Carmine and Bleeker, now gone, sadly.  I was walking down 17th Street approaching Irving and I wondered if this location was still there.  Just so sweet to see a restaurant that housed so many good memories for me, and for a group of my friends.   I would love to have a party at the old Yama and invite all my friends I ever hugged and kissed there.  It would be SO much fun!
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  I love the little teardrops of rain, and somehow over time, rainy days have become more sexy to me.  Without a doubt I would have asked you to come over for a rainy day walk, but you were out of town.  Nonetheless, my immediate thoughts were of picture you sent me with a quote about tears.  I only hoped you were not sad.  We had a little conversation about "tears" and you said you "kinda liked tears".  I want you to like whatever your heart desires, I just didn't want you to be sad.  It seems like I see pretty tears now, some in beautiful editorial, some in other art forms and now in nature. Tears can be good, I see that now.  We can kiss there during a rainy foggy day, no tears but the teardrops on the branches.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  We always kiss here!  It's the sexy little corner in one of our favorite restaurants.  We go a little early so we can have a pre-dinner drinks, just the two of us, because once our friends show up, it is nothing but loud laughs.  We never go here alone, although we should since it is super lovely, sexy and has such a mellow, great vibe.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  We were on our way back from Jersey City after brunch.  We were rushed on the way there with no plans on the way home.  We heard the Occulus had just opened so we joined the rest of the sightseers.  We both have stories from 9/11, yours left deeper wounds than mine, while mine remind me daily of how lucky I am to have good people around me now, you included.  For years I wouldn't go near this part of town, while you lived nearby, we didn't know each other then.  I am always grateful for you when we are in and around the Freedom Tower.  You have given me nice memories of the area and you are forever dear to me because of that.  We kiss there always, but we hug more, and a lot, big hugs.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  We were gallery-hopping and stopped by Marlborough Chelsea to see Mark Hagen and Edie Fake.  We kissed here, because I was saying:  I am kissing you once for every "x" I see.  So many kisses, so many.  I love lines and dots in art.  I loved all of these paintings, plus the white, and the "Xs".  This made me happy for all of those reasons, and then, of course, endless kisses.  X
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  We both love good graphic design.  Even though I have been at this subway station before, I had never taken this entrance.  I stopped in my tracks, texted you and said:  Come see this! (and come give me a quick kiss in between meetings!)  You didn't know where that sign was but when I told you the station stop, of course you knew that it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  This is not the most discussed tile of this station, but is is between us  If we ever take this train together, we are going in at this entrance and kissing right there.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  I love paint, a studio and your art.  We had fun that day...we talked, and talked, and TALKED.  We both DJ'd at some point while we talked about art/photography/writing and relationships.  I could have taken SO many pictures, but I didn't.  I was bursting at the seams, while trying to be calm. I did ask if I could take this. You said "yes".  I didn't look at it until I was on my way home.  I texted it to you after we said "goodnight", no kissing.  Next time.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  I never kissed anyone there as an adult, only as a kid.  It would be a blast from the past to go back to Willowood with you.  So many memories from this pool club.   I would tell you all my favorite stories about all my favorite Willowood food habits, and show you where I would sit with  all of my friends.  That mattered!  I usually rode my bike after we finished working on the farm.  The faster I could get there, the better.  I had such FOMO, but at some point I got over it, there was no other choice.  Now I just have fond memories, of high dives, vanilla popsicles, shoelace licorice.  Swedish Fish were a penny each, I always spent $1.00.  How sweet to go back there with you...and kiss.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  Spring is here and the colors are a dreamy little cloud.  No other reason needed.  Kiss kiss.
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  You indulge me in going into Printed Matter.  I love photobooks.  I took a class at ICP last year to learn how to make a photobook.  I found a fantastic book there that inspired me so much as I made mine.  I found it after I had done my layout, the design of the cover and decided on the binding technique.  The book I found reinforced for me what I wanted to do which was a great feeling.  It's a fun little place to get lost with you and be transported creatively.  Every time we would find each other to share something we wanted the other to see, we kissed.  I love that place with you.  Love.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  We were walking home one nice spring night and came by this highly photographed wall.  It was sweet, so are you.  And, yes, you are loved.  And I know, me too.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  The John Dory is a day-time mainstay of good places to eat.  It can be pretty sexy too.  Rose bubbles, oysters, Parker House buns and crudo, it is so yummy.  It's the best when we only have to work a half-day.  We meet there, long lunch and then head out for whatever adventure is next.  Always lovely there, always. 
       
     
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 I'd kiss you here because...  Well, first we were all alone and it was like a day-time light show.  Second, it made me want to dance.  I took out my earbuds and we shared them so we could have a little concert on the way down.  A little bit of singing, a little bit of dancing, more like hugging, and some definite kissing. We took selfies too.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  We hadn't seen each other in a while.  We agreed to meet about something work related, even though it was clear we both missed each other and wanted to see each other again.  We both had plans in different parts of New Jersey.  I met you at your work and we took the subway to Penn Station.  We got there way before our train departures and caught up a bit.  It was so nice to see you after a while.  We kissed, a lot.  You said to me:  Besides now, when was the last time you were in love?  I answered, even though I was shocked that you said that.  You also asked me:  how long are we going to be together?  I said, I don't know.  You caught me off guard.  That was a loaded question with too many other questions unanswered.  There was a lot of staring into each others eyes for long periods of time with no conversation.  I'd go back and kiss you there.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  One time before we met, we were texting.  You had asked me a question, that I can't remember now.  What I do remember is when I responded you said to me:  let that be a beacon in the night.  I had suffered a brain injury and when you said that to me I didn't really understand what you meant.  I do understand now.  I know my answer was sincere, sweet and very honest.  And I now realize, so was your response to me.  When I saw this construction light on a part of the Brooklyn Bridge that is somewhat sentimental to me, in terms of our relationship, all I could think about was you saying to me:  let that be a beacon in the night.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  I walk home sometimes, and I pass through your neighborhood. You know this.  I always walk on the east side of your hood, and you live on the west side.  A few weeks ago I saw a Law & Order show being filmed here.  I love that show and I have adopted part of the theme into my vocabulary.  You know this too.  For some reason, when I was in front of the court house this night, the theme song played in my head, I sent you a text and told you to come over and meet me here for a quick good night kiss.  You did.  Late night Law & Order kisses on the NYC Court House steps.  So good.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  It is my favorite sandwich shop close to my old job.  I would get the sandwiches, the good old deli NYC sandwich "on a roll" and meet you in the Bryant Park, everyday we could.  So many of our work team went to this deli during the time our office was around the corner.  Things change, life moves on.  I stopped by recently, to say hi, and revisit happy thoughts of a great group of people from work who did great things together, and....some of my best lunches with you in Bryant Park from "sandwich man".   Lunch started with a kiss and ended with a hug and kiss, always.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  It is a sweet place for me and my family.  It's the building that houses my father's business.  We were home for the weekend, and like we always do, we stopped by to see him.  We go late in the day so he can sit down with us and talk.  This is the new market.  The location has changed and so have the surroundings.  We reminisce a bit about "when we were kids", but mostly we talk about "market happenings" of today.  It's a sweet mixture of past and present.  You always love to hear these stories, because you always marvel at the idea that I grew up on a farm and worked in a farmer's market when I was a kid. You do kiss me here because you get to see a different side of my life.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  We have a "thing" for pencils, and paper, and a bunch of other "things", but when our friend showed us these pencils from his collection, our hearts exploded with excitement.  I immediately saw the light green pencil with the 1941 Greyhounds football (guessing!) schedule printed on it with the date, opponent and location.  It used the words "here" and "there" to denote "home" and "away" games.  Time travel extraordinaire.  WOW.  The colors were also incredible, but the words "here" and "there" won my heart.  They remind me of how I always say, I would kiss you "here & now", not to mention at a high school football game.  Who didn't kiss under the bleachers or "here" and "there" or everywhere?  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  These are some of the sexiest bar stools in town.  It was one of those work days where our schedules were a bit open and different than the normal workday.   Conveniently, we  freed up some time to have a sweet lunch and have some serious conversations about our work, and life in general.  It was deep, and intense, but good too.  Seeing you in the middle of the day is nice.  We don't always talk about work, but that day we did.  I always appreciate your thoughts, guidance, ideas and support.  The cheeseburger and gorgonzola fries made it all ok...plus we always start out kissing at a bar.  Some of my favorite kisses with you.  Always. 
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  Lamb's ears are my favorite because they are so soft.  You love soft luxurious fabrics as much as I do.  I love so much, that you share this same passion.  When we saw these, I knew you had no idea what they were.  I picked one and encouraged you to touch it.  Now you know.  We had an entire conversation about these.  You were smiling a lot knowing that these exist.  You kissed me.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  I love the words "here" and "now" and these words all together.  These words are almost better than "wish you were here".  It says exactly what those words mean, but in a more direct way.  I love these words so much.  I immediately texted you this with the caption:  "...to kiss me".  You wrote back..."I'm there right now".  Best response I could ever ask for.  
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because...  We were out one weekend on a walk, no schedule, just walking, we were both decompressing, and a bit quiet.  I saw the intertwined "X" and "O" in the grapevine and showed you.  Immediate hug and kiss and we kept walking on our way, clearing our minds, holding hands from that point to the end of the walk.  There were other hugs and kisses along that walk.  It was peaceful and nice, and much needed. 
       
     
 I'd kiss you here because....  We went to my childhood home for a weekend.  We had some free time, so I took you on a drive around to see some of my favorite places.  We came here because you know how much my childhood bike rides meant to me.  Those rides have everything to do with why I ride bike today.  In the summer this field is tall with corn on both sides.  There is a 90 degree turn, the corn hiding the oncoming cars. It's the country version of a tunnel.  When I was a kid, I would ride here, lay down in the middle of the road and squeal as cars would come around the corner.  We would hop up and pretend nothing was going on when the cars would pass us standing by our bikes.  HAHAHA!  Super cheap thrills.  We pulled over, I insisted.  No cars to be seen. We laid down in the middle of the road, when are we ever doing that again?  Not soon enough.  We kissed too.  Fun drive. 
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

We went to my childhood home for a weekend.  We had some free time, so I took you on a drive around to see some of my favorite places.  We came here because you know how much my childhood bike rides meant to me.  Those rides have everything to do with why I ride bike today.  In the summer this field is tall with corn on both sides.  There is a 90 degree turn, the corn hiding the oncoming cars. It's the country version of a tunnel.  When I was a kid, I would ride here, lay down in the middle of the road and squeal as cars would come around the corner.  We would hop up and pretend nothing was going on when the cars would pass us standing by our bikes.  HAHAHA!  Super cheap thrills.  We pulled over, I insisted.  No cars to be seen. We laid down in the middle of the road, when are we ever doing that again?  Not soon enough.  We kissed too.  Fun drive. 

 I'd kiss you here because...  Spring, spring, spring.....I need no other reason to kiss you right there and then.  Perfect spring day, sweet, sweet white flowers.  We looked up.  End scene.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

Spring, spring, spring.....I need no other reason to kiss you right there and then.  Perfect spring day, sweet, sweet white flowers.  We looked up.  End scene.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  Mostly because I wanted to kiss you at that moment.  I settled for a text to you telling you how the top of the Freedom Tower looked like it had made a cloud in the faint shape of a heart.  You said, It looks like the Freedom Tower has a caption cloud over it's head.  I said:  I wish you were here, you said:  I will see you tonight.  X      
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

Mostly because I wanted to kiss you at that moment.  I settled for a text to you telling you how the top of the Freedom Tower looked like it had made a cloud in the faint shape of a heart.  You said, It looks like the Freedom Tower has a caption cloud over it's head.  I said:  I wish you were here, you said:  I will see you tonight.  X

 

 

 I'd kiss you here because...  I remember one of the first pictures I took of trees during sunset.  It was a few years ago on Kiawah.  We had yet to meet, but we had just started speaking and I left for vacation.  We had an incredible sunset that summer night.  I posted a pic and said "lace", referring to the trees.  Of course I remember that you liked that picture, but I kinda knew you would.  It was a purply sunset with the trees making patterns of black lace.  Now, when I take these pics I think of the conversations before we met.  They were sweet and fun.  There was definitely a witty sense of humor to them, you knew how to make me laugh, and I would so easily make you laugh.  Pretty adorable. 
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

I remember one of the first pictures I took of trees during sunset.  It was a few years ago on Kiawah.  We had yet to meet, but we had just started speaking and I left for vacation.  We had an incredible sunset that summer night.  I posted a pic and said "lace", referring to the trees.  Of course I remember that you liked that picture, but I kinda knew you would.  It was a purply sunset with the trees making patterns of black lace.  Now, when I take these pics I think of the conversations before we met.  They were sweet and fun.  There was definitely a witty sense of humor to them, you knew how to make me laugh, and I would so easily make you laugh.  Pretty adorable. 

 I'd kiss you here because...  WE LOVE MADELEINES!  Remember last summer at the beach house when we had fresh strawberries and you used Madeleine's as shortcake?  I DO!  When we came back from vacation, I remember texting you a picture of Madeleine's and strawberries that I made for "dessert" or maybe breakfast.  This happens.  Strawberry Madeleine shortcake kisses, forever!
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

WE LOVE MADELEINES!  Remember last summer at the beach house when we had fresh strawberries and you used Madeleine's as shortcake?  I DO!  When we came back from vacation, I remember texting you a picture of Madeleine's and strawberries that I made for "dessert" or maybe breakfast.  This happens.  Strawberry Madeleine shortcake kisses, forever!

 I'd kiss you here because....  I had just gotten back from a short trip, I stopped by your place on my way home.  We talked for a bit, then out of the blue our friend texted us.  He was in town from Cape Cod.  He had his dog and we arranged a spur of the moment meet-up, my favorite!  On the walk over to Union Square Dog Park, right as we crossed the street we walked over "Triumph".  We LOVE a Triumph motorcycle, like crazy.  It was a "YEEEEEESSSSSSS" kinda moment, we were already holding hands.  Seeing "Triumph" was the entire reason to kiss.  Triumph kisses...we will go back when we need some good energy and kissing.
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

I had just gotten back from a short trip, I stopped by your place on my way home.  We talked for a bit, then out of the blue our friend texted us.  He was in town from Cape Cod.  He had his dog and we arranged a spur of the moment meet-up, my favorite!  On the walk over to Union Square Dog Park, right as we crossed the street we walked over "Triumph".  We LOVE a Triumph motorcycle, like crazy.  It was a "YEEEEEESSSSSSS" kinda moment, we were already holding hands.  Seeing "Triumph" was the entire reason to kiss.  Triumph kisses...we will go back when we need some good energy and kissing.

 I'd kiss you here because....  I kiss all my friends when we go to Yama.  Every time I went to Yama, it is with a group of friends, occasionally it would be the rare meet-up with a very good friend.  I would crave sitting outside in the summer in the back patio.  I would walk in, HUGE HUGS AND KISSES for everyone, and then settle in for a great night.  My favorite location was the one on Carmine and Bleeker, now gone, sadly.  I was walking down 17th Street approaching Irving and I wondered if this location was still there.  Just so sweet to see a restaurant that housed so many good memories for me, and for a group of my friends.   I would love to have a party at the old Yama and invite all my friends I ever hugged and kissed there.  It would be SO much fun!
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

I kiss all my friends when we go to Yama.  Every time I went to Yama, it is with a group of friends, occasionally it would be the rare meet-up with a very good friend.  I would crave sitting outside in the summer in the back patio.  I would walk in, HUGE HUGS AND KISSES for everyone, and then settle in for a great night.  My favorite location was the one on Carmine and Bleeker, now gone, sadly.  I was walking down 17th Street approaching Irving and I wondered if this location was still there.  Just so sweet to see a restaurant that housed so many good memories for me, and for a group of my friends.   I would love to have a party at the old Yama and invite all my friends I ever hugged and kissed there.  It would be SO much fun!

 I'd kiss you here because....  I love the little teardrops of rain, and somehow over time, rainy days have become more sexy to me.  Without a doubt I would have asked you to come over for a rainy day walk, but you were out of town.  Nonetheless, my immediate thoughts were of picture you sent me with a quote about tears.  I only hoped you were not sad.  We had a little conversation about "tears" and you said you "kinda liked tears".  I want you to like whatever your heart desires, I just didn't want you to be sad.  It seems like I see pretty tears now, some in beautiful editorial, some in other art forms and now in nature. Tears can be good, I see that now.  We can kiss there during a rainy foggy day, no tears but the teardrops on the branches.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

I love the little teardrops of rain, and somehow over time, rainy days have become more sexy to me.  Without a doubt I would have asked you to come over for a rainy day walk, but you were out of town.  Nonetheless, my immediate thoughts were of picture you sent me with a quote about tears.  I only hoped you were not sad.  We had a little conversation about "tears" and you said you "kinda liked tears".  I want you to like whatever your heart desires, I just didn't want you to be sad.  It seems like I see pretty tears now, some in beautiful editorial, some in other art forms and now in nature. Tears can be good, I see that now.  We can kiss there during a rainy foggy day, no tears but the teardrops on the branches.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  We always kiss here!  It's the sexy little corner in one of our favorite restaurants.  We go a little early so we can have a pre-dinner drinks, just the two of us, because once our friends show up, it is nothing but loud laughs.  We never go here alone, although we should since it is super lovely, sexy and has such a mellow, great vibe.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

We always kiss here!  It's the sexy little corner in one of our favorite restaurants.  We go a little early so we can have a pre-dinner drinks, just the two of us, because once our friends show up, it is nothing but loud laughs.  We never go here alone, although we should since it is super lovely, sexy and has such a mellow, great vibe.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  We were on our way back from Jersey City after brunch.  We were rushed on the way there with no plans on the way home.  We heard the Occulus had just opened so we joined the rest of the sightseers.  We both have stories from 9/11, yours left deeper wounds than mine, while mine remind me daily of how lucky I am to have good people around me now, you included.  For years I wouldn't go near this part of town, while you lived nearby, we didn't know each other then.  I am always grateful for you when we are in and around the Freedom Tower.  You have given me nice memories of the area and you are forever dear to me because of that.  We kiss there always, but we hug more, and a lot, big hugs.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

We were on our way back from Jersey City after brunch.  We were rushed on the way there with no plans on the way home.  We heard the Occulus had just opened so we joined the rest of the sightseers.  We both have stories from 9/11, yours left deeper wounds than mine, while mine remind me daily of how lucky I am to have good people around me now, you included.  For years I wouldn't go near this part of town, while you lived nearby, we didn't know each other then.  I am always grateful for you when we are in and around the Freedom Tower.  You have given me nice memories of the area and you are forever dear to me because of that.  We kiss there always, but we hug more, and a lot, big hugs.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  We were gallery-hopping and stopped by Marlborough Chelsea to see Mark Hagen and Edie Fake.  We kissed here, because I was saying:  I am kissing you once for every "x" I see.  So many kisses, so many.  I love lines and dots in art.  I loved all of these paintings, plus the white, and the "Xs".  This made me happy for all of those reasons, and then, of course, endless kisses.  X
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

We were gallery-hopping and stopped by Marlborough Chelsea to see Mark Hagen and Edie Fake.  We kissed here, because I was saying:  I am kissing you once for every "x" I see.  So many kisses, so many.  I love lines and dots in art.  I loved all of these paintings, plus the white, and the "Xs".  This made me happy for all of those reasons, and then, of course, endless kisses.  X

 I'd kiss you here because....  We both love good graphic design.  Even though I have been at this subway station before, I had never taken this entrance.  I stopped in my tracks, texted you and said:  Come see this! (and come give me a quick kiss in between meetings!)  You didn't know where that sign was but when I told you the station stop, of course you knew that it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  This is not the most discussed tile of this station, but is is between us  If we ever take this train together, we are going in at this entrance and kissing right there.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

We both love good graphic design.  Even though I have been at this subway station before, I had never taken this entrance.  I stopped in my tracks, texted you and said:  Come see this! (and come give me a quick kiss in between meetings!)  You didn't know where that sign was but when I told you the station stop, of course you knew that it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  This is not the most discussed tile of this station, but is is between us  If we ever take this train together, we are going in at this entrance and kissing right there.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  I love paint, a studio and your art.  We had fun that day...we talked, and talked, and TALKED.  We both DJ'd at some point while we talked about art/photography/writing and relationships.  I could have taken SO many pictures, but I didn't.  I was bursting at the seams, while trying to be calm. I did ask if I could take this. You said "yes".  I didn't look at it until I was on my way home.  I texted it to you after we said "goodnight", no kissing.  Next time.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

I love paint, a studio and your art.  We had fun that day...we talked, and talked, and TALKED.  We both DJ'd at some point while we talked about art/photography/writing and relationships.  I could have taken SO many pictures, but I didn't.  I was bursting at the seams, while trying to be calm. I did ask if I could take this. You said "yes".  I didn't look at it until I was on my way home.  I texted it to you after we said "goodnight", no kissing.  Next time.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  I never kissed anyone there as an adult, only as a kid.  It would be a blast from the past to go back to Willowood with you.  So many memories from this pool club.   I would tell you all my favorite stories about all my favorite Willowood food habits, and show you where I would sit with  all of my friends.  That mattered!  I usually rode my bike after we finished working on the farm.  The faster I could get there, the better.  I had such FOMO, but at some point I got over it, there was no other choice.  Now I just have fond memories, of high dives, vanilla popsicles, shoelace licorice.  Swedish Fish were a penny each, I always spent $1.00.  How sweet to go back there with you...and kiss.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

I never kissed anyone there as an adult, only as a kid.  It would be a blast from the past to go back to Willowood with you.  So many memories from this pool club.   I would tell you all my favorite stories about all my favorite Willowood food habits, and show you where I would sit with  all of my friends.  That mattered!  I usually rode my bike after we finished working on the farm.  The faster I could get there, the better.  I had such FOMO, but at some point I got over it, there was no other choice.  Now I just have fond memories, of high dives, vanilla popsicles, shoelace licorice.  Swedish Fish were a penny each, I always spent $1.00.  How sweet to go back there with you...and kiss.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  Spring is here and the colors are a dreamy little cloud.  No other reason needed.  Kiss kiss.
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

Spring is here and the colors are a dreamy little cloud.  No other reason needed.  Kiss kiss.

 I'd kiss you here because....  You indulge me in going into Printed Matter.  I love photobooks.  I took a class at ICP last year to learn how to make a photobook.  I found a fantastic book there that inspired me so much as I made mine.  I found it after I had done my layout, the design of the cover and decided on the binding technique.  The book I found reinforced for me what I wanted to do which was a great feeling.  It's a fun little place to get lost with you and be transported creatively.  Every time we would find each other to share something we wanted the other to see, we kissed.  I love that place with you.  Love.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

You indulge me in going into Printed Matter.  I love photobooks.  I took a class at ICP last year to learn how to make a photobook.  I found a fantastic book there that inspired me so much as I made mine.  I found it after I had done my layout, the design of the cover and decided on the binding technique.  The book I found reinforced for me what I wanted to do which was a great feeling.  It's a fun little place to get lost with you and be transported creatively.  Every time we would find each other to share something we wanted the other to see, we kissed.  I love that place with you.  Love.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  We were walking home one nice spring night and came by this highly photographed wall.  It was sweet, so are you.  And, yes, you are loved.  And I know, me too.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

We were walking home one nice spring night and came by this highly photographed wall.  It was sweet, so are you.  And, yes, you are loved.  And I know, me too.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  The John Dory is a day-time mainstay of good places to eat.  It can be pretty sexy too.  Rose bubbles, oysters, Parker House buns and crudo, it is so yummy.  It's the best when we only have to work a half-day.  We meet there, long lunch and then head out for whatever adventure is next.  Always lovely there, always. 
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

The John Dory is a day-time mainstay of good places to eat.  It can be pretty sexy too.  Rose bubbles, oysters, Parker House buns and crudo, it is so yummy.  It's the best when we only have to work a half-day.  We meet there, long lunch and then head out for whatever adventure is next.  Always lovely there, always. 

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 I'd kiss you here because...  Well, first we were all alone and it was like a day-time light show.  Second, it made me want to dance.  I took out my earbuds and we shared them so we could have a little concert on the way down.  A little bit of singing, a little bit of dancing, more like hugging, and some definite kissing. We took selfies too.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

Well, first we were all alone and it was like a day-time light show.  Second, it made me want to dance.  I took out my earbuds and we shared them so we could have a little concert on the way down.  A little bit of singing, a little bit of dancing, more like hugging, and some definite kissing. We took selfies too.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  We hadn't seen each other in a while.  We agreed to meet about something work related, even though it was clear we both missed each other and wanted to see each other again.  We both had plans in different parts of New Jersey.  I met you at your work and we took the subway to Penn Station.  We got there way before our train departures and caught up a bit.  It was so nice to see you after a while.  We kissed, a lot.  You said to me:  Besides now, when was the last time you were in love?  I answered, even though I was shocked that you said that.  You also asked me:  how long are we going to be together?  I said, I don't know.  You caught me off guard.  That was a loaded question with too many other questions unanswered.  There was a lot of staring into each others eyes for long periods of time with no conversation.  I'd go back and kiss you there.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

We hadn't seen each other in a while.  We agreed to meet about something work related, even though it was clear we both missed each other and wanted to see each other again.  We both had plans in different parts of New Jersey.  I met you at your work and we took the subway to Penn Station.  We got there way before our train departures and caught up a bit.  It was so nice to see you after a while.  We kissed, a lot.  You said to me:  Besides now, when was the last time you were in love?  I answered, even though I was shocked that you said that.  You also asked me:  how long are we going to be together?  I said, I don't know.  You caught me off guard.  That was a loaded question with too many other questions unanswered.  There was a lot of staring into each others eyes for long periods of time with no conversation.  I'd go back and kiss you there.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  One time before we met, we were texting.  You had asked me a question, that I can't remember now.  What I do remember is when I responded you said to me:  let that be a beacon in the night.  I had suffered a brain injury and when you said that to me I didn't really understand what you meant.  I do understand now.  I know my answer was sincere, sweet and very honest.  And I now realize, so was your response to me.  When I saw this construction light on a part of the Brooklyn Bridge that is somewhat sentimental to me, in terms of our relationship, all I could think about was you saying to me:  let that be a beacon in the night.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

One time before we met, we were texting.  You had asked me a question, that I can't remember now.  What I do remember is when I responded you said to me:  let that be a beacon in the night.  I had suffered a brain injury and when you said that to me I didn't really understand what you meant.  I do understand now.  I know my answer was sincere, sweet and very honest.  And I now realize, so was your response to me.  When I saw this construction light on a part of the Brooklyn Bridge that is somewhat sentimental to me, in terms of our relationship, all I could think about was you saying to me:  let that be a beacon in the night.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  I walk home sometimes, and I pass through your neighborhood. You know this.  I always walk on the east side of your hood, and you live on the west side.  A few weeks ago I saw a Law & Order show being filmed here.  I love that show and I have adopted part of the theme into my vocabulary.  You know this too.  For some reason, when I was in front of the court house this night, the theme song played in my head, I sent you a text and told you to come over and meet me here for a quick good night kiss.  You did.  Late night Law & Order kisses on the NYC Court House steps.  So good.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

I walk home sometimes, and I pass through your neighborhood. You know this.  I always walk on the east side of your hood, and you live on the west side.  A few weeks ago I saw a Law & Order show being filmed here.  I love that show and I have adopted part of the theme into my vocabulary.  You know this too.  For some reason, when I was in front of the court house this night, the theme song played in my head, I sent you a text and told you to come over and meet me here for a quick good night kiss.  You did.  Late night Law & Order kisses on the NYC Court House steps.  So good.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  It is my favorite sandwich shop close to my old job.  I would get the sandwiches, the good old deli NYC sandwich "on a roll" and meet you in the Bryant Park, everyday we could.  So many of our work team went to this deli during the time our office was around the corner.  Things change, life moves on.  I stopped by recently, to say hi, and revisit happy thoughts of a great group of people from work who did great things together, and....some of my best lunches with you in Bryant Park from "sandwich man".   Lunch started with a kiss and ended with a hug and kiss, always.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

It is my favorite sandwich shop close to my old job.  I would get the sandwiches, the good old deli NYC sandwich "on a roll" and meet you in the Bryant Park, everyday we could.  So many of our work team went to this deli during the time our office was around the corner.  Things change, life moves on.  I stopped by recently, to say hi, and revisit happy thoughts of a great group of people from work who did great things together, and....some of my best lunches with you in Bryant Park from "sandwich man".   Lunch started with a kiss and ended with a hug and kiss, always.  

 I'd kiss you here because....  It is a sweet place for me and my family.  It's the building that houses my father's business.  We were home for the weekend, and like we always do, we stopped by to see him.  We go late in the day so he can sit down with us and talk.  This is the new market.  The location has changed and so have the surroundings.  We reminisce a bit about "when we were kids", but mostly we talk about "market happenings" of today.  It's a sweet mixture of past and present.  You always love to hear these stories, because you always marvel at the idea that I grew up on a farm and worked in a farmer's market when I was a kid. You do kiss me here because you get to see a different side of my life.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because....

It is a sweet place for me and my family.  It's the building that houses my father's business.  We were home for the weekend, and like we always do, we stopped by to see him.  We go late in the day so he can sit down with us and talk.  This is the new market.  The location has changed and so have the surroundings.  We reminisce a bit about "when we were kids", but mostly we talk about "market happenings" of today.  It's a sweet mixture of past and present.  You always love to hear these stories, because you always marvel at the idea that I grew up on a farm and worked in a farmer's market when I was a kid. You do kiss me here because you get to see a different side of my life.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  We have a "thing" for pencils, and paper, and a bunch of other "things", but when our friend showed us these pencils from his collection, our hearts exploded with excitement.  I immediately saw the light green pencil with the 1941 Greyhounds football (guessing!) schedule printed on it with the date, opponent and location.  It used the words "here" and "there" to denote "home" and "away" games.  Time travel extraordinaire.  WOW.  The colors were also incredible, but the words "here" and "there" won my heart.  They remind me of how I always say, I would kiss you "here & now", not to mention at a high school football game.  Who didn't kiss under the bleachers or "here" and "there" or everywhere?  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

We have a "thing" for pencils, and paper, and a bunch of other "things", but when our friend showed us these pencils from his collection, our hearts exploded with excitement.  I immediately saw the light green pencil with the 1941 Greyhounds football (guessing!) schedule printed on it with the date, opponent and location.  It used the words "here" and "there" to denote "home" and "away" games.  Time travel extraordinaire.  WOW.  The colors were also incredible, but the words "here" and "there" won my heart.  They remind me of how I always say, I would kiss you "here & now", not to mention at a high school football game.  Who didn't kiss under the bleachers or "here" and "there" or everywhere?  

 I'd kiss you here because...  These are some of the sexiest bar stools in town.  It was one of those work days where our schedules were a bit open and different than the normal workday.   Conveniently, we  freed up some time to have a sweet lunch and have some serious conversations about our work, and life in general.  It was deep, and intense, but good too.  Seeing you in the middle of the day is nice.  We don't always talk about work, but that day we did.  I always appreciate your thoughts, guidance, ideas and support.  The cheeseburger and gorgonzola fries made it all ok...plus we always start out kissing at a bar.  Some of my favorite kisses with you.  Always. 
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

These are some of the sexiest bar stools in town.  It was one of those work days where our schedules were a bit open and different than the normal workday.   Conveniently, we  freed up some time to have a sweet lunch and have some serious conversations about our work, and life in general.  It was deep, and intense, but good too.  Seeing you in the middle of the day is nice.  We don't always talk about work, but that day we did.  I always appreciate your thoughts, guidance, ideas and support.  The cheeseburger and gorgonzola fries made it all ok...plus we always start out kissing at a bar.  Some of my favorite kisses with you.  Always. 

 I'd kiss you here because...  Lamb's ears are my favorite because they are so soft.  You love soft luxurious fabrics as much as I do.  I love so much, that you share this same passion.  When we saw these, I knew you had no idea what they were.  I picked one and encouraged you to touch it.  Now you know.  We had an entire conversation about these.  You were smiling a lot knowing that these exist.  You kissed me.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

Lamb's ears are my favorite because they are so soft.  You love soft luxurious fabrics as much as I do.  I love so much, that you share this same passion.  When we saw these, I knew you had no idea what they were.  I picked one and encouraged you to touch it.  Now you know.  We had an entire conversation about these.  You were smiling a lot knowing that these exist.  You kissed me.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  I love the words "here" and "now" and these words all together.  These words are almost better than "wish you were here".  It says exactly what those words mean, but in a more direct way.  I love these words so much.  I immediately texted you this with the caption:  "...to kiss me".  You wrote back..."I'm there right now".  Best response I could ever ask for.  
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

I love the words "here" and "now" and these words all together.  These words are almost better than "wish you were here".  It says exactly what those words mean, but in a more direct way.  I love these words so much.  I immediately texted you this with the caption:  "...to kiss me".  You wrote back..."I'm there right now".  Best response I could ever ask for.  

 I'd kiss you here because...  We were out one weekend on a walk, no schedule, just walking, we were both decompressing, and a bit quiet.  I saw the intertwined "X" and "O" in the grapevine and showed you.  Immediate hug and kiss and we kept walking on our way, clearing our minds, holding hands from that point to the end of the walk.  There were other hugs and kisses along that walk.  It was peaceful and nice, and much needed. 
       
     

I'd kiss you here because...

We were out one weekend on a walk, no schedule, just walking, we were both decompressing, and a bit quiet.  I saw the intertwined "X" and "O" in the grapevine and showed you.  Immediate hug and kiss and we kept walking on our way, clearing our minds, holding hands from that point to the end of the walk.  There were other hugs and kisses along that walk.  It was peaceful and nice, and much needed.