Sunday, November 30, 2008

continuing journeys

A whirlwind trip of five days to Ohio and back is liable to make one feel like this:

In truth, despite traffic and very mild family dramas, something like this characterizes the trip much better:

I'm a bit tired to write more tonight. Suffice it to say for now that it is nice to feel old enough to return "home" without feeling all of the pressures, petty dramas, and angst associated with such journeys. It's also pretty amazing to turn around and look at your kid and say, "When did you get to be so big?"