second best

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I crept into Petite Fille’s room as she awoke from her afternoon nap. I had stopped by the bookshop after the conference and purchased her a lift the flap book with dinosaurs. I knew she would love it.

Hiding the book behind my back, I enticed her “What if Grandma had a surprise for you, behind her back? What surprise do you think Grandma might have for Petite Fille?”

Her excitement was palpable. She whispered her answer, expectation shinning in her eyes. “A little man wearing a party hat!”

Well, I guess I can take solace in the fact that Petite Fille has great imagination…

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