Yesterday, Archie and I drove back from Pennsylvania. It was a much more companionable experience than the drive to the airport in June when I put him on a plane. Over the 570 miles, we said a lot of the things that had hung heavy in the silence on that other day.
It's mighty good to have him home, the nest wasn't really ready to be emptied. We have a senior year to enjoy around here!
When I got to State College on Halloween Night, Ethan and Ann were just heading to a Halloween party. Ann looked just like Shakira and Ethan was that crazy guy from Dodge Ball.
They are two mighty special young people--newlyweds--a grad student and an engineer who opened up their home and their lives to give someone they loved something he needed.
When Ann told me she was Shakira--uncool person that I am, I thought that Shakira was a superhero--maybe Shakira isn't a superhero, but Ann sure is and so is Ethan.