Ode to Those First Fifteen Minutes After the Kids Are Finally Asleep

Praise the couch that welcomes you back into its embrace as it does every night around this time. Praise the loose cereal that crunches beneath your weight, the whole‚Äźgrain golden dust that now shimmers on the backside of your pants. Praise the cushion, the one in the middle that sinks like a lifeboat leaking air, … Continue reading Ode to Those First Fifteen Minutes After the Kids Are Finally Asleep