I had a hard week. And in it, a particularly hard day. And while I’m celebrating my birthday today—now officially closer to 40 than 30—when I sat down to write this week, what came out was what was happening. Gray.
I woke up on the first day of my 35th year to find the snow that had started falling the day before continued through the night. It clung to the trees and electric wires, ambled down in delicate flecks as