Seeing the cabinet filled with various containers (cups, pitchers, teapots, vases, etc.) in this card reminded me of a visit I made to see my grandmother in the nursing home years ago. She took me to see a quilt that hung on her friend's wall across the hall. Each square marked some part of the woman's life: her diploma, a wedding picture, symbols of her career, beloved pets, children and grandchildren, hobbies and friends. Like the cabinet filled with the containers, it was a testament to the emotional peaks in her life. It marked a life of emotional fulfillment, a life blessed by many experiences, challenges and people. The quilt squares and containers are symbols of acknowledgement of lives well lived. Yet the quilt and cabinet are memorials of a sort, put on a wall and in a cabinet as future guidance for those whose lives or relationships are just beginning. The race has been run, and the finish line has been crossed; now it is time for new runners to take their places at the starting line. On your mark, get set...