"In my previous life I was a civil attorney. At one point I truly believed that was what I wanted to be - but that was before I'd been handed a fistful of crused violets from a toddler. Before i understood that the smile of a child is a tattoo: inedible art."
"A photo says, 'You were happy, and I wanted to catch that. A photo says, 'You were so important to me that I put down everything else to come watch'."
"I realize then that we never have children, we recieve them."