Yesterday was on its way to quickly becoming a terrible, horrible no-good very bad day.
My favorite earrings were run over by the lawnmower.
Oreo’s were calling my first, last and middle name.
I accidentally spray painted my flip-flops.
And summer….with all its heat and humidity….
….finally decided to show up.
I wanted to go back to bed and pull the covers over my head and start all over.
Then a package from my sister showed up on the door step. Inside was this necklace and a note. ”I love you,” it said. “I’m so proud of how far you have come on your journey. Let’s celebrate.”
And the necklace? Do you know what it is? Because that’s the best part of the whole story.
It’s a tiny thistle.
And I love you right back Nini. Continue reading