She loved him for every reason and no reason.
“You are everything that’s ever been my favorite thing,” she wanted to
tell him. “You are my love song, my birthday cake, the sound of ocean
waves and French words and a baby’s laugh. You’re a snow angel,
crème brulée, a kaleidoscope filled with glitter. I love you and you’ll
never catch up, because I’ve gotten a head start and my heart is
racing at light speed.”