mom robin and one of her four chicks

I confess to have struggled with the title of this piece… it might have been titled “What Changed Me?” Because all I know for sure is that something has changed me. That became exceedingly obvious today, as I sat, poolside, watching an interchange between one of my neighbors and her grandson.

Two months ago, I wouldn’t have noticed the interchange, unless, perhaps, it had been interfering with my reading. It was my first trip to the…