A glance into Emerson’s jewelry box last week revealed the Jolly Rancher–like ring Rich once slipped onto my finger while I was sleeping, back in our very first apartment; a Matchbox car from her 2nd birthday party goodie bag; a rhino; a fork; and a brown ballerina.
The jewelry box came with brown and white ballerina options. When I half joked to the woman at the Pottery Barn that we were waiting for the Asian option, she smiled tightly. •
(Re-blogged from 2013.)