When I went out to get my mail today, I found inside an ordinary brown box this bit of loveliness:
When I unwrapped it, I found this wonderful book about poet William Stafford:
And this delicate origami butterfly:
And these wonderful hand-made fleur-de-sel caramels:
And inside the book, this:
And it all came from a beautiful person I would never have known if not for blogging. I mean who does things like this any more, such thoughtful, personal, tender things? Only the most giving of spirits. I am touched and honored and most grateful to call her "friend" -- thanks Kirie. "And all my love."