Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Friday, February 3, 2023


Where does the time go/  Today is Erin's 21st birthday.  It seems just half a breath ago she was a cute, giggly little girl, full of curiosity and determination, enamoured by the Wonder Pets.  Now she is a beautiful young woman soon to graduate from college -- the giggles partially replaced by a strong wit (one can never fully rid oneself of the giggles), the determination and the curiosity making room to add a deep sense of compassion, kindness, and empathy.  It is a well-known fact that I love each of my grandchildren more than any of the others and that's the case with Erin.  I am so proud of her and am saddened only by the fact Kitty is not around to see her reach her majority.

Kitty had thoughtit would be cool for Erin to have been born a day earlier, on 2-2-02.  Erin, being her own person, decided to wait until 2-3-02.  From the first moment Kitty saw that beautiful baby, she forgave Erin for not being born on February 2.  Also from that moment, Kitty loved her with all of her heart and soul, as we all have .

I firmly wish that everyone could have the absolute joy and privilege of havng an Erin in their lives.  The world would be a much better place.

Happy birthday, Sweetheart.


  1. Happy 21st to Erin and you all!

    Though majority is Mostly 18...and yet some documents need cosigning till, what, 25?...and, of course, gets to be 10 or so when We Get Tough on Crime...