Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to be a princess. Not just any princess thought, I wanted to be Princess Leiah from Star Wars. I've always wanted to say, "You're our only hope." I've always wanted to shoot a lazer gun across a bridge way that won't extend, half hiding behind a wall. I've practiced saying, "Could someone get this walking carpet out of my way," just in case I was ever stuck behind a "walking carpet." I even took on the role of Leiah in elementary school recess games.
I've dreamed of the day I could have the perfect hair, the perfect dress, and those great boots, to dress like her, and I was so excited to see a little girl in a white sweat suit and sheet get-up, and little bunches of hair on either side of her head at Trick or Treat storytime. So excited that I ran out that night to get everything I needed for this:
Don't worry. I'm not going to go any farther than this. Remember, it's Halloween, the time when everyone should be what they've always dreamed.