And it has been hard.
True, I was with mum and sis for a bit, with Mian for a bit, with colleagues and friends for another bit. But I realised this time just how much I love and miss our physical home.
All the folks I met on the way were glad to see me and were not too shy to see it. I messaged a friend that I was back, and within 30 seconds received a call telling me to come over. More relaxed conversation, more coffee, more joy.
|dry, but fragrant roses|
But hopefully, I will learn to be a little more gentle, a little more tender the next time he leaves. I do hope so.