this sympathy note from Ella, apparently written without outside help. Transcription:
I hope you feel better
I'm sorry that you dentist appointment
I'm assuming that you will make it through
She hasn't quite figured out that you're actually signing your own name at the bottom of a letter...but so cute. Good of her to assume that Ivy would survive the visit -- she's got a way with words, that one.
occasional forays outside, Ella's also been drawing and painting a lot these past few weeks. A couple of cool samples: