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  • “Lens failure, restart camera” is nothing you want your camera to say after having dropped it.
  • Mom’s husband refuses to talk to her. He is holed up in Tulsa, refusing to pay off the credit card bills he ran up. “He says I am not being a supportive wife,” she said. “I think his true nature is finally showing.” Friends are telling her not to pay, to take the hit on her credit, and—I presume—divorce him. She is even considering protecting her property by transferring her titles to me. Her final assurance was the most ominous: “Everything will be worked out—even if I do stay married.”


Ah, young love.

How all occasions do inform against us. Yikes.

Sometimes I think she has never had anything but young love.