Immediately inside the outdoor gate, I spotted Josiah. He was only four when I left in August, so he didn’t quite recognize me. I squatted down to his level, and asked him about the notebook and pencil he was holding. It only took him a few seconds before he was moving in for a hug.
Of course, there are a million little moments that I wish you could have experienced with me. But perhaps some of the most exciting moments took place in the babies room.