that has already come from my undertaking this ill-advised, kind-of-surprise visit home, and all of the stress undoubtedly to come in the next couple of days as I fall still further behind with my work, was and will be worth it just for the smile and the hug I got from my little sister when I got here.
It was a pretty good moment; I pulled into the drive just as she was getting out of the car, home from school.
I think she liked her presents too.
All that’s left now is the part where I wonder how the heck she got to being 12 already, and to hope she has a better time of being 12 than I did. (She’s beautiful, so I suspect she’ll be just fine).
Okay, so in other news, um… today I learned that porcupines float in water. Even though said information didn’t come from a trustworthy source, I enjoyed the image it brought to mind.
Which somehow made me think of this;
(What? I don’t know. Brain not functioning. Forgive).
Thursday love and day-old birthday cake,