The experience of having Ryan couldn’t have been more different than with Kyle. The first time around, everything is new. You’re a dangerous cocktail of nervous, excited, sleep deprived and slightly panicked. I was like a deer in headlights, frozen, in shock and completely baffled after his delivery. Then the nurse casually handed me a minutes-old child like it was a meatball sub, as if to say ‘here ya go!’ There was almost an expectation that I would know what to do. Clearly, I was in over my head.
I recently wrote about my high school years and listening to music and walking to an Elton John concert in New Haven. I heard from several of you about some of your antics in your younger days including some concert memories. It is fun to write and share stories about my life. What I enjoy even more is when you share your stories as well. In reading some of your concert memories, I thought of more of my own.
Similar to how many tropical climates only have two seasons (the rainy season and the dry season), there are two only seasons that exist inside our house: the season of air conditioning and the season of heat. The air conditioning season is from about March until December and the heat covers the rest of the year.