Ryan’s first game.
When Dr. Jean Smith called me in the summer of 2017, I was in the basement of the old house, building Ryan a bed.
Because the visit itself was relatively painless, naturally the outcome had to be deflating and shitty.
If you’re traveling with one or more children under the age of five, that’s not a vacation — it’s a trip.
In those moments I feel the unimaginable weight of everything it’s taken to underwrite this perfect little life