December 21, my birthday and the winter solstice. The darkest day of the year, though at the time I didn’t know it.
The day started out normal. I woke at 6 a.m. and got in the shower, and then I heard my mom say good-bye at 6:15. I…"
Usually I can sleep in on Saturday mornings, but seeing as it’s my first Saturday here I should get up early and check out the perimeter. But at 6 when my alarm clock went off I hit the snooze button. When my phone went off a…"