you always bring me flowers

The first flowers from our children are dandelions clutched so hard in their pudgy paws that the stems ooze yellow.

dandelion days

Mommy we picked you some beautiful flowers

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fear of 13

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because sally

Today is my birthday and I don’t know what it is about today but it is just the most perfect day I have had in a long time. And it isn’t even half over.

I am feeling so much love. I feel so alive. I feel young and beautiful and healthy and smart (and deluded?). I resent the small elves who come into my closet and take in all my jeans at night but otherwise I feel really good.

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