|Watching salmon is hypnotic. You should seriously try it sometime. Everything else becomes small and not as important.|
A year ago Stevie and I were on our way to Washington, dog in tow, making the long, cold journey home for Thanksgiving to see my family and scrape up oysters from Uncle Seamus’ beach. We hiked up Lilliwaup Creek with Amanda and all the kids and watched salmon fight their way home to spawn.
A year ago I had just finished my adoption profile. My brand was along the lines of “even though I am single, I have an amazing network of friends and family. And even though I live in a simple apartment, I am big-hearted and creative and me and the child you give birth to will have a rich and beautiful life together.”
A year ago I hadn’t started on my book.