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2004-10-21 - 10:44 p.m.

happy birthday PJ


it was twelve years ago that she showed up at my door, eyes as wide as twin Hawaiian sunsets, and just as beautiful... "Nad said I can live here", Nad being a friend of mine (who is still a friend of mine, though he lives far away these days), and I smiled at the wonder of being as open and honest as I am with my friends...

she was a stranger a day short of her nineteenth birthday, fresh out of the security of high school and her comfort of parents nest... she was a child taking a leap of faith across a country landing in a stranger's mercy based on no more than hope and blind faith in childhood dreams...

she always wanted to be a Disney character, to romp around the theme parks as Mickey or Minnie or Chip or Dale or Snow White or Belle... she dreamed of making people smile and laugh, of being part of the magic that sometimes happens in the details at the huge corporate theme parks... for her, it was not a job, the company was not a business, for her it was a gift she could receive as she gave it... for her it was the fun that life could be...

and as adorable as she was in her innocence and trusting and hopefulness, her physical beauty was simply the ideal window dressing for the precious wonder within her heart... for what is more beautiful in this world than a child who believes in love and goodness... what is more beautiful in this world than a child who wants to, who dares to bring that love and goodness into her adult years...

it took the split second of eye contact after her simple words at my door, "Nad said I could live here," for me to say "yes, come on in"... and whether we were cuddled together to watch favorite movies or talking about what to do with her life or her boyfriends, it was as if we grew up together, as if we knew each other our whole lives and there was no doubt about our love for and faith in each other... so easily could I have fallen in love with her and more than a few times, in my creative rhymes, I did... but the naked heart that I welcomed into my home and life that night twelve years ago was much too important for me to take advantage of the trust she placed in me...

she will always be my sister, my hope for humanity, my friend... after a few years she moved out on her own and I beamed the bittersweet pride of a parent watching a grown child take her first truly independent steps into the world, my fingers crossed that she learned all she needed to know about how to take care of herselve and live, not just survive on her own...

and today I with her a happy birthday again, knowing she knows, and hope that she is starting the best year of her life, one more time...

Happy Birthday PJ

and Happy Every Day, Always.






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