But that is the problem with a demanding career. When Edward gets home, he is exhausted too. He needs sleep, relaxation, and often just gets sick because the stress is unending. There’s not a lot of space for reprieve for either of us.
It was Sound of Music rain. The kind that is heavy, unrelenting.
I’m just hopping in the shower. I’ll switch cars and come pick you up. Then go to my dinner thing.
I was so surprised. The jet lag, the hours, the driving. This man was at the end, but still had the kind of heart to be concerned for his wife walking home in the rain.
But I was incredibly touched. I’ve been running on survival mode and I know he has been too. Yet still, Edward thought of me. It made me remember that even when one is exhausted and run down, one can still show love. In fact, it is an even more remarkable generosity when one has so little.