I felt myself become emotional about these messages. Of course I love hearing from my dear friend, but the time she sent them is what got to me. I thought about her life in this short distance from prison and how it's full enough to have to catch up with some writing in the deepest parts of the night. I beamed with pride and hope that her life, after all these years in prison and turning in at 9 pm, her life was... full. In my mind, I was overwhelmed about how busy she must be and how she is adapting to her life and how catching up on a few emails after midnight is a sign that she's doing things in her life, with her life. A full life where she drifts off to sleep hours past what she used to because she's busy catching up on everything (including me in a little writing). I appreciate the "after midnight" time stamps on an email from friends who've gotten out, because it's a sign that the life they've worked so hard to get to keeps them busy. Keep it up, Dana...
by Rory Andes
I enjoy the signs of a life well lived.
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