"It's not healthy in the long run to keep them."
"They desperately need space."
The dentist was talking about my son's wisdom teeth.
I was thinking about leaving my daughter on a curb at JFK airport with bulging duffle bag and a ticket to Africa.
He got ice packs and meds for his extraction pain.
I got to come home* and make milkshakes for both of us.
His recovery is going great, especially now that the freezer is fully stocked with ice cream**.
I'm still poking at the hole that was left behind***.