I don’t know much about Queen Elizabeth. It seems when people pass, that is when the wellspring of biographical notes pours out. Going forward, I intend to learn more about her and the impact she had.
For now, from this more distant vantage point, I can simply say:
For someone to have served for 70 years, with such grace and ingenuity. To have endured all the hardships, all the ups and downs.
She was the matriarch of her family.
And her family was the entire United Kingdom.