|(he received this for his first birthday)|
And then this:
|"I still love you"|
...which I remember so clearly finding on the door of his room -- where he had taped it in the midst of a time-out -- in our cabin in Wyoming.
And then I had to go look at photos from that trip so I could properly date the drawings, and I found a 15 second video of them playing with a puppet on their bunk at the ranch, and I had forgotten that her voice had been so high and small, and well, (sniffle) I may have had to stop clearing out that particular closet for the day...