Ain’t it great when everything goes as planned?
When everything in the universe seems to cooperate, to get you what you want?
I managed to get out for the evening tonight with my best friend, John. We went to a bar down at the waterfront and listened to live music.
This was our view. Yes, it’s just the moon shining on the water. The picture sucks, but the moon was spectacular.
It’s been a long time since we hung out, outside of one of our houses, without being surrounded by kids. I’d forgotten what it’s like to be an adult. I think we caregivers need that sort of break once in a while.
Time to remember we’re us, that we’re individuals in our own right and not just someone else’s support.
Because it’s easy to get lost in that. The things we define ourselves as are what we become.
Mother, daughter, writer, editor, housekeeper, chauffeur, administrator, business owner …
I’m rarely not wearing a hat. And in that moment of wearing that hat, it’s all I am.
When was the last time you were not what you do?
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