Last night, on Morgan’s 30th birthday, Steve and I tossed red roses into the ocean, while talking to Morgan. I had remembered that she loved red roses, so that was our birthday present to her.
The first 3 stems that went into the water seemed to follow each other with the tide and then formed a circle, reminding me of the 3 of us, Morgan, Steve and myself…always together. I started to cry – it was as though Morgan was giving us a sign that we were still together.
We then walked off the pier, to follow the tide, wondering if the roses would eventually make it back to land. It was such a peaceful feeling, standing in silence, watching the tide gently float the flowers towards shore. When we arrived home, we continued Morgan’s birthday celebration with a homemade white cake with chocolate frosting in a sheet pan…just like Morgan used to make for everyone. It was a beautiful ending to a very emotional day, loving and missing Morgan.