Slice 168 of 365
This morning I took my last ride to Heritage Middle School. Our daughter is officially a freshman in high school today.
I wish you could see her. She looks so much like you, especially in her face and smile.
She’s grown into a lovely young women and I have no doubt you’d be as proud of her as I am.
She’s a lot like you, smart, sassy and confident. Stands her ground, won’t be taken advantage of and in general takes crap from no one.
Her brothers have been a good influence on her and have really taken great care, and still do, of her. I think she realizes that more and more.
If I were to release her into the wild today I have reasonable expectations that she would kick ass already at just 14.
I’m always sorry that she didn’t get to know you better but I take solace in her having many of your traits anyway.
You and I may have had some issues but we definitely did one thing right.