So today is June 10th, the birthday of Florence Velasco, my grandmother, my nannie. She was instrumental in how I turned out today. She loved butterflies and the Muppet babies, made an amazing pasta 'gravy', sewed the best damn Halloween costumes and radiated such warmth and love. And I wish she was still around to see how I turned out as an adult, I know she would have been extremely proud of me. I like to think she still watches over me and that gives me an amazing amount of comfort.
Happy Birthday, Nannie.