By Just L
Date: 2015 Sep 24
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Etched on my Heart

As a young girl I had a wish list etched on my heart. It went beyond the house with a picket fence, two kids, the Volvo station wagon, and a German Shepherd. I wanted...

An heirloom engagement ring; A grandmother's treasure properly presented to me.

A signature fragrance; A scent that would send him e-v-e-r-y time, or at least sweetly direct him to kiss my neck.

Dinner parties for eight; Starting with a proper cocktail, mixed with friends we both enjoy, and laughing until "oh my gosh look at the time" late.

Our song; One that we would actually dance to over and over under the stars or in the living room for no reason at all.

A love; "The one" that transcends lists and lasts a lifetime.

As a grown woman, I have had none of these things, and I believe there is still time.

-Just L
September 23, 2015
(First day of fall)

Dedicated to my girlhood friend who got engaged today -- for the first time -- at age 52, and it's perfect.