for sun on my face in the morning, in a room full of sisters.
for that bubbling sound of water against rock
for isaac's gladness to see me
for who mckenzie is and how i feel so comfortable with her
for being 22.
for bird songs
for rebekah's face when she saw me in the morning at cedar.
for the faint line between sky and water.
for taylor's steady leadership; his gentle heart.
for moss on tree bottoms.
for nik doll, on a rock to the left of me.
for unknown future forcing dependence.
for isaac playing seafarers on the piano. "don't You care if we drown?"
for the grateful tears that followed being with holland and isaac during one of their breaks.
for tj's "hi lex"
for being with taylor and byron every day, growing in friendship with them.
for byron's "you need to lock it in"
for isaac's "oh yeah"
for tom's "suspicious," hypothesizing about why the eau claire flag is missing.
for laughing like six-year-olds with holland at the expositor's "waht" (:
for isaac's prayer at breakfast, thanking God for waking us up.
for holland's shoulder kisses.
for water on all sides.
for watching tj in the chair next to me, so obviously drinking the LORD in.
for abel trying to sell his track book to taylor & byron (:
for singing "multiply" with isaac and caitlyn in the woods on the way to narnia.
for running/walking back to the lodge with taylor.
for holland in a chair with a blanket, talking to jennie & mckenzie.
for crying with holland in the kitchen doorway about her leaving.
for a new friend, michelle, playing "til kingdom come" on her guitar in the lodge.
for brianna the seagull. the biggest diva seagull you could meet.
for brownie teeth with holland, walking in front of zach (pronounced zaCH, not zaK) (:
for talks with mckenzie on the dock
for the crew staff "cinnamon rolling" taylor & byron & i in a group hug outside
for isaac chasing me down for a lake-wet hug.
for tom's "nametag." (: