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:: dandelion chains
:: after school playground romping
:: secret meetings under the slide
:: snowy tromps to school
:: shirts snipped by a flurry of scissor cutting
:: quiet book reading all by herself on the couch
:: our last kisses goodbye
:: a big backpack on a little body
:: playing the telephone game
:: cylinder, cones, cubes, and spheres
:: her sign "Der turtl. Pls do not mke yor tnk ovr flo agan" taped to Turtle's tank
:: chocolate milk on Wednesdays
:: pig tails
:: climbing high
:: book making
:: "you're on fire!" (when things are going well)
:: knock knock jokes and riddles
:: pure joy when I visited the classroom (will this always be?)
:: the art closet (her favorite)
:: her favorite number - "whatever age I am, so it is 5 right now" (in October)
:: bug bites and band aids
:: bike rides
and my sweet wide eyed child
one school year older
I made special, personalized appliqued bags for each of the teachers in Chick's classroom.
Off I go, in the pouring rain, to pick-up my girls, and to welcome the long, promising, stretch of summer that lies ahead.
I like how endings are oftentimes also beginnings.