500 Days of Small Things
Days 1 & 2
1. An e-mail I received from an almost-four-year-old who I used to babysit here in New York before they moved back to "Europe"
"Dear "M" - we hope to see you when we come back to New York. I
love you very much
He did the "kisses," alphabet and numbers by himself, his mom added. And recognized me immediately in pictures I sent them. My cup runeth over.
2. A quote from my own mother:
"You're strong. They wrote a book about you."
Now you're probably wondering which literary heroine my mother is comparing me to. Jo from Little Women or even Wuthering Heights's Katherine?
She is actually referring to this book. Her copy is well worn: