you are my sunshine

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I am so grateful for the privilege to be so close to you—to live my life with you and to know you so well. Everyday, I watch in awe as you become even more of who you are. Let your light shine on, my dear Fiona. I love you. Happy third birthday. We are going to have a lot of fun today!

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Above watercolor of me and Fiona by my friend, painter Patricia Bennett. For me, this painting has come to symbolize those last special months, when it was just the two of us much of the time, before the amazing and life-changing addition of Elsa to our family.