A 3:00 am thought: I have not stepped into chaos, I have stepped into a story. And without struggle, conflict, and not knowing how things will turn out - you don't have a story. This is oddly comforting to me at 3:00 am. It may even be a book some day. Meanwhile part of the wall between the living room and the kitchen is coming down.
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