But we have more opportunity in this part of the world to make good lives, knowing the darkness might drop at any moment.
We scrape and crawl each day, hoping to find traction and gain ground.
--an email received today
I've written about Carrie here and Carrie and Dan (briefly!) here. Short version: I variously dated and hung around with Carrie in university. I stayed with her and Dan in 1992 and (with my wife) in 1998. They'd then just had their first child. We met in non-virtual space again in 2018, the year the baby from '98 turned twenty. We only sporadically sent texts or emails but we always responded. That stopped last spring and, conditions being what they have been, I didn't pursue the matter.
I received an email from Dan today.
On a late spring day, Carrie…