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Imagine it on your own.......

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We lay there & looked up at the night sky & she told me about stars called blue squares & red swirls & I told her I'd never heard of them. Of course not, she said, the really important stuff they never tell you. You have to imagine it on your own.

Summer's Nearly Over......

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So, I'm "wistful" again.....what's new?

Summer is nearing its end and I am preparing to send my daughter off to college. Although I'm not prepared to dive back in to posting again, I would like to share the continuation of my essay about my daughter and her best friend. Tomorrow, we are having a cook-out to wish good luck to both of them as they begin a new chapter of their lives.

(Here's the first part of the essay......previously posted)
http://www.blogit.com/Blogs/Blog.aspx/MS_Mom/508169

And, now........as they pack up and get ready to leave............

And now, another major challenge looms before them, as individuals and friends, as they each prepare to separate from one another in order to live their next great adventure. Once again, the strength of their friendship will be tested as they will be attending different colleges.

Now, the monumental challenge becomes my own, as Rose’s Mother and Lindsey’s “other” Mother.

The little girls that I watched grow into b…