I pet Bubbie. He is a 14 year old Pointer mix. He is calm and gentle. He will not eat unless his caregivers eat. Sometimes they have to pretend. When Bubbie’s caregiver was deployed for the military, Bubbie missed him. Bubbie saw someone in uniform at a gas station and whimpered. pic.twitter.com/Lo79Rf3fKx— I've Pet That Dog (@IvePetThatDog) January 15, 2019
Even though I finished reading it more than a week ago, Rupi Kaur's The Sun and Her Flowers is still all up in my ness.
what is stronger
than the human heart
which shatters over and over
and still lives
Below is an edited excerpt from James Baldwin's Giovanni's Room which Grace read aloud at Patrick and Ross' wedding yesterday.
"Love him...love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters? You can give each other something which will make both of you better—forever—if you will not be ashamed, if you will only not play it safe."
We're sitting on stools at London Gatwick Airport sipping Peronis while we wait for our respective flights to board and then deliver us to our cities of residence, my father and I, and I'm still having trouble believing that he crossed an ocean to spend three days with me.