It's been about 15 years since I met a bright, beautiful, brave, bold, and brilliant young lady when she became, at the time, my First Born's girlfriend. I immediately loved her, and so did everyone at Casa kaffyr . She became a daughter to me in many ways. Over the next few years, as these things go, she stopped being FB's girlfriend. But she never stopped being his friend, and she never stopped being the daughter of my heart.
Today, she is an artist, and activist, a member of the managerial class (which I do not hold against her), and still one of the most wonderful young people it has been my blessing to meet. Today, too, is her birthday.
To art_tastic - Happy Birthday, my dear! And Happy Birthday to your wonderful sister as well! May you continue to be magnificent, and may life always treat you in the way that you deserve! (And let me know the next time you want to come over and have mashed potatoes!) This entry was originally posted at http://kaffyr.dreamwidth.org/321110.html?mode=reply, where there are currently comments. You can comment there or here; I watch both.