This part does not last long:
You work nights, so you can pick up the children after school, drive in the carpool line and talk to the teachers. I take the children to school in the mornings, while you are asleep, and we listen to books.
You work nights because of retirement benefits and orthodontic coverage. I work days because by now it is a career (though by default more than design).
You work nights, and I almost never see you.
This part does not last very long.
[…] all in one sitting, I wrote a series of 21 posts (20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Belonging) about our utterly ordinary marriage, a sort of Father’s Day […]
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