The Backbone of Night

Sometimes conversations that start out light-hearted and innocuous wend their way towards places both poignant and profound, stirring emotions that you probably weren’t looking to stir, but what are you going to do, it goes where it goes. This is how it went between me and Kathy tonight. The bouncing  ball started at TV themes and ended at the time when both of us are dead and gone. Here’s how the improbable sequence went. We were sitting there watching TV. This isn’t a mindless exercise. It’s the best part of the day. When Kathy comes home from her long stressful … Continue reading The Backbone of Night