Yesterday we gave Krista her first birthday party. You all should have seen the joy on her face. She felt loved, which I suppose was the point.
This week I fear that I will be a bit more aloof. It's high time for some introspection. I think I'm at last ready to buckle down and incorporate the sum total of my short life's experience into a philosophical and ethical system. Thus, if I'm not to be found next week, know that I am building a better me, more defined, more together, more intelligent. As I've told myself, let's be done with it; it's been long enough.
If you let them make you, they'll make you paper-mache; at a distance you're strong, until the wind comes, and then you crumble and blow away.