Remember this someday...

Remember that once you sat in a kiddie chair and cried because grown-upping was hard, and monday was hard, and then you toughened up and you did it anyway. 
Remember when you realized (again) that you don't have to know it all and do it all... yet. Everything--responsibilities, knowledge, authority--comes with time; and the very nature of experience is that you've experienced things. (This sounds like a obvious statement, but sometimes the obvious needs to be stated.) 
Remember that once, you didn't know the first thing about taking your car to the repair shop, getting insurance, or retirement savings plans, but you asked and researched and learned. 
Remember when you drove to Walgreens for a thermometer in the middle of the work day because you paranoidly (but somewhat wishfully) thought you had a fever. After the beeps, the little screen only read 97.3.
Remember how every day your arrival at home was a insane balancing act to see how much you could bring from your car with out dropping any of it, and how you always regretted that decision when you met a locked door.
Remember the piles of books you eventually *did* have time to read.
Remember the weekend hours spent catching up on the TV shows you never knew about as a kid.
Remember finding the teacup and saucer in its many, mottled shades of blue on your nightstand and how you couldn't wait for that inaugural cuppa Tardis blend.
Remember how two months seemed like years... remember that someday two years will seem like a few months.
Remember, and don't forget.

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