Who we are to each other
It seems like the most meaningful encounters occur by accident – the participants unwittingly playing into the hands of fate or chance as if – it was all intended. It’s astonishing, really, to think about how we’re thrown together with people – no choice consciously made most of the time, really – and the stuff of our thoughts springs from those moments in which we experience each other.
In choosing to work where I do, I unwittingly married into a family. It’s dysfunctional and without discipline. But there are people here who have, quite unwittingly, I think, pinched the cheeks of my days – brought color to them.
I give you Tim:
An Ode to Tim
Advice on practical matters
Such as footwear for the office
Can always be counted upon.
He plies amusing vignettes, help with my software environment, a helping hand.
I am the least of his concerns, with so many people dependent on him for so much.
But let him not think that I do not appreciate him. Or his flaming converse basketball sneakers.