I sit in the bar not far from the place where thirteen years ago I stood. The beginning of the end, but neither one of us knew it then.
I remember clearly the dolphins, the warmth of the sun, the coolness of the sand. I remember wishing you were there standing next to me. Reaching the conclusion that this was right for us. This was the right move. This was our place.
Now — thirteen years later, almost to the day — I’m here to confront the beginning of the end. To let go of all that promise that never came to be — the end where it began.