People get old.
Assuming that they are healthy, they can go on for a while.
But it's not the number you reach that determines the value of your life, rather it's the number you reach.
And then there is child number 2... Following on from my reasoning for Micah's names, here's what I wrote when Ellie was born:
One day my daughter will ask "Why "Eliana Grace"?"
Names used to mean something. They used to be important. For us, Micah was easy. It was a unanimous decision, with reason and meaning. There were the joke names that were suggested, but no real contenders.
I wrote what follows the day Micah was born, sat on a beanbag watching TV and waiting for visiting time...
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