There was a lot to celebrate still.
It took me way too long to appreciate the nuance in that record, called April and released on April 1, 2008.
And I thought back to when I was 19, and what I could remember of that: The Cure had released Disintegration and a roommate had the CD.
Lily, born today and growing up in that little house in West Seattle behind the Sub Shop #9 and the corner bar we never once visited, Chuck and Sally’s.
It’s a game where there is no winning, only the joy in the odd and unexplained.
I started to learn that to write is to live, and you can’t do much of the former without the latter.