"Remember son, you have two homes. Where are you are and where we are" are the words Gary left Jeremiah with when we parted company outside his dorm today. Me, I was too busy weeping to say anything deep.
He will be back on some weekends. He'll come home for the holidays. He's only an hour away. But we all know that this is leaving by degrees. A giant step toward becoming a visitor.
I was so not ready for this.