1. Each morning I open the shades as a matter of routine. The brilliant pink sunrise, bright as a neon sign, makes me pause at the window and break routine.
2. The florist has delivered a basket of flowers. I suspect she is smiling not only for the beauty of the blooms, but for thoughts of the sender.
3. A semi-invalid teenager allows me to mother her. I am in territory that has been off limits for years. : )