We all need a son like you, Jim. You did the hard work and the hard loving. I am honored to know you and to see your love in action in so many different ways. You gave your father an extraordinary gift.

As exhaustion and grief set in, remember to care for yourself. Text me if you need to talk.

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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