Two years ago, on this very day, we saw this face.
Half a world away, on a computer monitor, we fell in love with our daughter.
She was almost 5 months old in this picture.
When the person you love is half way across the world and all you have is a photo of them, you study every tiny fragment to learn all you can. I immediately noticed those gorgeous bow-tie lips and her broad nose, that little scathe mark between her eyebrows. And of course those eyes. Those big dark soulful eyes. I wondered what size that big shirt was and where that stuffed turtle came from.
It would be 7 more months till we would hold her in our arms... 7 months that felt like an eternity.
And now two years have passed for our wonderfully glorious special daughter... two years that feel like an instant.