I hadn’t realized how lonely I have been these past four months. Work, Parenting, Work, Parenting….that was the extent of my life. Oh, you could throw in a little housework and a lot of laundry, too. It’s nice to have some down time and companionship now that T is living with us.
My organization is hosting an event on Thursday night that draws about 30,000 people downtown. Putting out fires, talking to band managers, the event coordinator, and dealing with my staff of drama queens for the past few weeks has been exhausting. I am about ready to enter meltdown stage. Having T here to help lighten my load has been wonderful. He’s still unemployed, and so he’s been driving in to meet me for lunch each day. Yesterday he listened to me talk about my morning, and he said, “Please let me know if you need me to do anything. Whatever you need, I’m here.” I almost had tears in my eyes, because I knew that he meant those words. If I need something, he’s here. I’m no longer alone. Hopefully, I won’t need T’s help, but that’s not the point. He offered, and I knew he would be true to his word. Continue Reading »