This time, for the first (real) time, we got to travel to her.
|[Image is: Us looking at my phone together]|
We talked about middle school. About slime. About Slinkys. About whether our brothers also have CP. (They don't.)
Her reaction to finding this out was the best thing I have ever heard:
"Oh. That's sad."
She spent time trying to figure out which of us she is most like. I think she's a lot like Tara in personality, and gait, but as for a physical resemblance, this kid could be my mini me. It's so wonderful.
Just being together is so powerful. There is nothing better than that feeling of belonging that comes with being where "your people" are. If you get to do this all the time, notice it. Breathe it in. Don't take it for granted. It is beyond amazing.
As amazing as the moment when, she said, very matter-of-factly: "I don't know how to describe you guys. Are you friends? Or are you family?"