Today begins the first regular day of school and thus, ends the summer break. Somewhere out in the predawn darkness, a hundred and twenty five individual new challenges are waking up early for the first time since late May.
I need to leave soon so that I am ready for them.
Today is also the end of an almost two decade long era for the smart and interesting people I live with.
Both girls move out this week ... one tomorrow ... one Wednesday.
An era ends.
A new one begins.
I'm sure I'll have something to say about that later this week, but right now I'm ... well, you know ...