For Jessica's 17Th birthday Nicole and I took her shopping. She would not hold still for a photo. We had lunch together, and then shopped for books. I think she had a good time. I know I did! Yesterday I gave Jessica a piece of cheese to eat. She handed me another piece and wanted me to feed it to her. Instead I put it into my own mouth. Jessica looked deeply into my eyes (deeper then I think she ever has) and laughed. I guess you would just have to be there to know how wonderful it was to have her look at me so clearly.