Oh, gosh. For a remarkably happy epilogue, I'm sitting here struggling not to cry. I think what did me in was:
this year there was much to look forward to, and life had been kind.
Really, what more can any of us ask?
A beautiful story with a fitting and tasteful epilogue. Thank you so much for re-editing this story and posting it again. It's a treasure.
And best of luck to you as pursue your original writing career--don't hesitate to keep us informed of your progress! I know I'm not the only one who will be eager to support you.Author's Response:
Dearest Ryl, thank you so much for every one of your lovely reviews. I'm very glad you enjoyed it. And I will definitely keep you posted. Hugs, LB x