Sixteen years ago today, the world welcomed Emilee Jordan. I met her first....
Her brother and two sisters were not allowed to come into the hospital. They had to look at her through the window. Kaitie had just turned three at that time. She was so upset that she could not be with me. She called me on the phone, cried a lot, and sang me some of her sad, original songs. Yesterday when I was thinking of this, I told Emilee that Kaitie made me feel so sad to be away from her, and Emilee said , "But you were with me!" I replied, "But I didn't know you very well yet."
This picture of us was taken in my parents' living room.
Though she is getting quite grown up now, I swear sometimes she still looks just like this to me: