While my son took care of business before departure, I was able to help him out organizing and cleaning the house. Call me weird, but I thrive on having jobs to do for people, not sitting around taking up space. I have a whole agenda of stuff to do while everyone’s away. They keep encouraging me to just chill, but it’s not my style. I feel like I’ve wasted too much time already.
Still we grabbed a moment at our respective computers in the office, drinking Suntory (Japanese) whisky and eating Greek and Roman pizza. ( Now there’s an interesting mixing of cultures.) I know my son is stressing over the complexities of the coming week, and I don’t blame him, it’s not an easy situation. But I know we are both glad I’m finally able to be here and be part of each other’s support system. Also, I’m a paper-shredding machine!
Now he’s about to take off into the air, and I’m sending him off with hopes for a safe and smooth trip.
It’s getting more challenging by the day to capture nature photos as everything fades and goes dormant, but here are some attempts.