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Family
Such as a grandpa who was awesome enough to teach a 12-year-old me about binary as well as the difference between analog and digital.

People Who Adopt
I wouldn’t be here were it not for a kind couple who opened their home and their hearts to my foreign-born mom and her siblings.

Really Thick Books
Along with other reading, I’ve been working my way through Neal Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle. Even if I only make it through a few pages a day, it’s always a delicious experience.

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“Waltz #2” by Elliott Smith
Because with each listen, it’s still as beautiful as the first time I heard it.