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Is it really possible it’s already been a decade? That you’re not still the lispy little guy with knuckle dimples and chubby cheeks? Somehow, you’ve grown. Right before my eyes, and it’s not that I haven’t noticed, I’m just not sure I realized just how much you’ve changed. We celebrate you today. We are forever […]
I waited, outwardly patient, for them to leave. I needed them to leave. I told myself I should have gotten up hours earlier. I should have showered and been ready. Instead, I chose a few extra moments of sleep. As it turns out, it was perfectly fine. I kissed them goodbye and set to work. […]
Tonight, I started a second job. I tried to recall the scattered bits of information I gleaned from our hurried time together a week ago, and thankfully, most of it came back just fine. I made a few mistakes, but I’m reminded of the teary-eyed student today who I encouraged. “Mistakes are part of learning,” […]
We slept soundly, being profoundly tired in mind and soul. We roll and bury our faces into spaces where darkness isn’t depressing, but refreshing. It’s here that it seems dreams provide light, each night. We woke with a start our hearts racing to begin this new day… together. This post was written as part of […]