She researched, she wrote.
She re-wrote, and then tweaked it some more.
We went over the check list once and then twice... made sure that all was in order.
Just before sealing, we tucked in the glowing letters that brought her to life on paper... and then off it went. Her heart, in word form, in black and white.
All the waiting while... she dreamed and believed. And we believed it right along side her, because that is what you do when you love someone. You dream and you believe... even as you let one strand of hope stray from the bundle, just in case.
And sometimes... just in case becomes the reality you are faced with. Her tears rocked her to sleep. And my heart broke with hers. I was sure that she would at least have the chance to show her passion for the world face to face, but it was simply not meant to be.
But oh, my dear sweet adventure girl... there is more than one way to see the world. And if Thailand is in your dreams... then I know you will someday find your way there...