. . . the air of anticipation . being a blond again . spring weddings . change in the wind . spring weather (finally!) . being truly known by someone . shedding worldly possessions . the end of an old life . homemade manicures . long baths with Monty Python for company . (possibly finally) killing Chooch (our long lived pinata) . phone calls with faraway friends . mid-evening naps . kitten cuddles . my Lelo Lily . bittersweet goodbyes . scheming new adventures with old friends . learning from our mistakes . Kentucky Derby hats . reading giant, epic, novels . . .