I thought about the fact that eventually one of us will stand at the other’s funeral. That day will come, and no amount of list making or numbness can keep it away. I didn’t know if the moments between my sitting on his bed and a funeral were few or many. All we can do is make the moments we have matter.
The article is about her relationship with her son, but the feelings she talks about would apply to anyone we love.I put that on my list: savor our time together. Check.