Your first day of school.
You did not need me to see you off.
I got up anyway.
You chose your own clothes.
You did a good job.
You made your own lunches.
And cleaned up after yourself.
You packed your bags.
OK, I helped with that.
You left the house, calmly.
You have done this many times before.
For the first time, I did not take your picture.
I am sorry.
You did not need to mark this day.
Please daven (or send happy, healing thoughts) for RivkA bat Teirtzel.
With love and optimism,
Dawn! Transition! Something New, Gd Willing!!
19 hours ago