There is silence in my home every day. After I drop my son off at school I return to an empty house. The quiet, stillness doesn’t bother me. The isolation doesn’t bother me – I’ve always been in pretty good company with just my thoughts. The time is a welcome break from my energetic four-year-old and the absence stages the best part of my day – the moment my wife and son walk through the door and our family is together again.
It has been six months since I dropped my son off for his first day of Kindergarten. [Read more…]