A serial blog is an unnatural experience. You read a post and then have to wait days or weeks to receive the next related morsel and try to connect them all together. It’s an insane amount of patience and concentration to ask of someone trying to follow a narrative. So let me offer this marker of where we just landed in the story…..
In “Michael,” I just shared what was the single, most precious element in the galaxy of my psyche, in all of my growing up, in the armor I wore to navigate the external world until very, very recently. To fully understand Michael would be to solve the central equation that defines my heroine.