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  • Four months.

    One summer.

    One state fair.

    Two trips to Mimi and Poppy's house.

    Two trips to Aunt Meremere's house.

    A trip to Granny and Papaw's farm.

    A trip to the lake.

    A messy walk on the sandy beach.

    Dozens of walks to the park.

    Dozens of trips to Gollie and Boppa's house.

    A month and a half of preschool.

    And then, time for a new pair...

    Perhaps "how many pairs of shoes?" is a more telling measure of age than the years, months and weeks that so loosely fit around these wonderful little lives.

    That ... and, I mean, who wouldn't love a new shoe party?
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