She appreciates my sense of humor.
She listens to my puns with anewed interest.
And she likes — yes, LIKES! — my singing.
I introduced Roane County News readers to my baby girl with those words the week I returned to work from maternity leave.
Scribbled on a yellow legal pad only hours after Amie was born, those words spilled on and on as I watched my tiny dark-haired creation slumber beside my bed.
I was in awe. She was so small. And my love for her was so enormous.