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  • Frazier has been gone the past few days. Over the next two months, I will single parent. Frazier is in Dallas training.

    The past few days have been really good. I am incapable of disappointing myself.

    If there is no one to share a chore, like changing Joshua. Like sending Joshua to the shower. Like cleaning up a Joshua mess of sugar, salt, or taco sauce. Then there is no one to be angry with when those inevitable messes occur.

    I clean the Joshua mess myself. I don't take turns or keep track of how many times a day I've cleaned a Joshua mess.

    I don't notice how many more times a day I've tended to Joshua's needs when it's just me.

    When Frazier is here, I tend to notice.

    I don't keep score with myself. I don't shadow box.

    People say divorce isn't about the children.

    I think they are wrong.

    Will February, March and the Southern winter prove me wrong?
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