I’d like to think that my memory is good enough to remember all the marvelous bits of days with my kids.
But the truth is, if I don’t write it down within 48 hours it’s gone.
Which is part of the reason I love social so much, when I go back through my timelines and photos a thousand would-have-been-forgotten memories come back as clear as they were when I captured them in the first place.
If you were to ask me about trips with Addie over lunch I would be overcome with a feeling of extreme happiness, time spent with her is just plain good. Let me talk a little longer and the best moments would come back. Let me look back at photos and I could talk for hours (assuming you wanted to hear about it for hours.)
Thankfully I put together this list of Addie’s most favorite parts of NYC while it was fresh in my mind, because if you were to ask me now I would say “EVERYTHING” and Addie would say “CANDY!”
But I know there was more, and here it is: