13-Word Love Stories


The New York Times' Modern Love recently published 13-word love stories, which felt apropos on Valentine's Day. Here are some of my favorites.

My dad calls my mom Love, almost as if that is her name.
Grace Gardner, Atlanta (top image)

Strictly avoids long walks on the beach. Lets me have all the covers.
Keira Mayock, Charlotte, N.C.

We both love craft beer and public radio. So we’re insufferable, but together.
Laura Fluty, Saint Peters, Mo.

Fate = Joint baby shower at age 0, happily married 27 years later. 
Lisa Eng, Menlo Park, Calif. (bottom image)