"We cannot do everything ourselves, of course.
But what we give to others is precious to us, and so we tend to have an appreciation for what we get in return, more than if we were swimming in money, instead of the last decade's septic tank.
My wife rises a little later than I do, and I know she's awake because the ancient water meter under my floor goes tick tick tick. She comes five minutes later with two cups of coffee for us to share in my snug little office, and we wait for the sound of the little one's feet hitting the floor above us.
Today she was late, and came with pumpkin muffins, too, warm from the oven. I could do this every day forever and ever.-- Sippican: This Is How I Go When I Go Like This Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 1, 2013 8:32 AM