1741. The kids wearing Patrick's hats because they missed him.
1742. Backyard full of smiling kids.
1743. Friend's generosity; a new baby seat & stroller.
1744. Hot tea after a chill.
1745. Cream cheese sugar-cookie squares.
1746. Vava bringing me my earrings, saying "ee-wing, get on!"
1747. Patrick cleaning up while I rested.
1748. Clean and fragrant kids after a much-needed bath.
1749. Reading friends' poetry.
1750. A warm blanket my mom made: the best kind of long-distance hug.