Diary of a POCF Chapter 1: The Goodbye
Diary of a POCF is a limited series written in honor of the Partners of Commercial Fishermen preparing to send or have sent off their loved ones. First published in the summer of 2021, though very much relatable to this day.
Chapter 1: The Goodbye
I have a confession.
A few days after Chris and I got married, we slept in separate beds. And I know how that sounds, but the thing is, we kind of enjoyed it. We desperately needed rest due to our *major* house project that we (mainly Chris) have been working on in ninety-degree heat. We figured a night or two apart might do the trick.
But while we renovate our 1912 Victorian bungalow – that hasn’t been touched since the last century – we are staying with my parents. And honestly, thank God! It’s been a dream to spend quality time with Mom, Dad, and Chris and come back to a clean house at the end of the day. Through days of sweaty work, this has kept us sane.
There’s just one thing. (more…)