I want to learn all I can, live as wisely as I can, and savor every moment on the journey.
“The problem is, you keep picking out things that are too expensive.”
“Mom, I am expensive!”
I just loved that. I applaud that girl for naming the reality that she is expensive, both by definition as a dependent and by the recognition that her tastes aren’t cheap.
I hope she will hang on to that buoyant sense of self-worth, in the face of the people and circumstances who will try to shove her down, as she journeys to adulthood.