come and gone

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This guy finally made it home. Three weeks was a long time to be apart, likely the longest stretch in our 22.5 years. FaceTime helped us remember what the other looks and sounds like. Our life rhythms are fairly simple and give us both comfort. But just like that, 19 hours later, he’s on his way back to the coast for his final week of Sabbath by the Sea retreats. The house is quiet again, the dog too. Maybe I’ll just watch another episode of “Call the Midwife.”

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