I Tried Not To. But I Blinked.
15 Years. Poof.
15 Wonderful Years. But Poof, Just the Same.
And Now She’s Off. Across the Country.
For a Summer Leadership Program for Teens Interested in Medicine.
I Know that in Another Poof, She’ll Be Back.
But This Poof Will Have Enriched Her and Made Her Strong.
And That’s As It Should Be.
A Strong Determined Young Woman.
Home Will Be Here.
Prepared to Support Her in Whatever She Seeks.
Go Out and Slay the World.
We’re With You Every Step of the Way.
People Tried to Tell Me This Was One of the Hard Parts of Parenting.
I Guess I Didn’t Stop for a Moment to Listen.
I’m Going to FaceTime You Every Night. Thanks, Mom.
Ahh…There’s the Magic. 🙂