Monday, June 1, 2015

Jess in Time

Five days from now, Rob and Jessica shall celebrate their first wedding anniversary.  Today, our beautiful daughter-in-law shall celebrate her birthday.  

As one who knows her parents, Denise and Joe, the tree that produced this particular plum, Jess being the woman she is is absolutely no accident.  Her date of birth, however, falling as it does between yesterday, which is the day on which my father died thirty-four years ago, and tomorrow, which is the day on which Margaret's mom died six years ago, is the happiest of accidents.  

Today is a reminder that while Life hands us more than our share of heartache, it often times balances the scales by handing us something extraordinary.  

Or in this case, someone.

Happy Birthday #1 D-I-L!  


-AK 

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