and without a doubt I am grateful for this little space that keeps my secret thoughts, and special moments alive.
I’m grateful to have a space like this: to look back on, to look into those deep baby blues, and count all those little freckles on her face once again.
I’m grateful for those spaces between her teeth – those spaces I just can’t get enough of when she smiles at me.
those teeth the dentist says we need braces for – those teeth he says we need to change forever. I’m grateful for a place to keep the magic alive, to look back and see the love, the pain, and the joy of my past.
458.) those rough patches life throws our way
459.) an old dog that even after all this time still thinks I’m the only one
460.) clean coffee cup
461.) everyone out and working
462.) money to share
463.) medical bills being paid
464.) safe trips to Atlanta
466.) guilty pleasure of chocolate when I shouldn’t
467.) clean sheets
468.) warm bed
469.) warm towels
470.) hearing “mom will you help me” even when I’m just too tired
471.) the shot today that hopefully cures the back pain for one