Sunrise crept purple, pink, and gold behind the maple.

dawn behind the maple tree

The tops of the tallest trees glittered as they caught slivers of sun.

sunlight at the top of a tree

Elli’s tree at it’s most vibrant, as if it knew today was the day to shine.

Elli's tree at sunrise

Elli slipped into eternity on a morning like this.

Four years ago.

it was a morning like this (Elli's stone)

Thank you for the heavenly greeting, sweetheart. We miss you.