Today is World Turtle Day so we should shellabrate!
Seriously, it is World Turtle Day and turtles hold a very special place in my heart for two reason.
The first being my grandmother. She wasn’t a great fan of turtles, per se, but when things weren’t going as fast as I’d want them to or the world seemed to be “against me” when I tried “everything” to make something happen, she’d always tell me, “Slow and Steady wins the race.”
At the time, my response usually consisted of a large eye-roll followed by “Grandmother, you don’t understand…” blah, blah, blah. Yet now, seventeen years after she left us far too soon, I realize everyday how absolutely wise she was. How much she really did know and how we should be turtles from time to time.
The second is because my very sweet son, Alex, moves at his own pace. We…
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