She had so much to do today. Today she would finally be saying goodbye to her house, to this life she had so desperately struggled with. With the real estate closing checklist in hand,she began marking off the items that were done.
It would be a new beginning for her, but one well worth it. The past couple of years had not been kind to her, but she'd finally made it this far and would be Florida bound soon.
"You made the right decision mom." It was as if her son Chad had been reading her thoughts. She nodded as a single tear slid down her cheek and felt her now grown little boy's hand squeeze her shoulder.
Mustering up the only smile she knew how to give, she patted his hand, then took one last look around the home they' known for years. To new beginnings.