When Hugh arrived home last week with my book, I got nervous. I knew what it would look like, but to actually hold it in my hands brought on anxiety. I picked the pictures for the cover and the back. I had a very difficult time making the book. This is our one and only book that Tripp was alive in. Hugh and I talked about it and we KNEW that Tripp needed to be on the cover. I have a hard time looking at pictures of him. They make me so sad. Nevertheless, I edited my favorite photo of him and downloaded it on Blog 2 Print. I also edited my favorite photo of Tripp and I for the back cover. Someday I will share it here.
When I pulled the book out of the box I started crying. He is truly perfect on the cover.
I flipped open the book and read my inscription on the first page.
This book is dedicated to Tripp Vincent Hamilton.
Tripp, you inspired me to tell our story. I think of you always and love you and miss you more than anyone can imagine.
Always and forever,