Birthdays and Brownies

Monday, September 28, 2020

Yesterday was Matthew’s 20th birthday. He spent it at basic training. It is something else that we have in common. I spent my 23rd birthday at basic training.

It was weird to spend the day without him. We have a big family. That means that our life together is an ongoing experiment in triage. We focus our collective attention on whatever needs to be focu…

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