Episode Ten: Birthdays

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Virtute and I share a birthday. He turned three this year and was pretty excited. So I asked him what precisely about birthdays makes him so happy. He responded, “If all we are is just the stories we tell, then naturally birthdays mark a new chapter. It’s a time to reflect on all the adventures you’ve had, the people you’ve made community with, and the truest meanings of home and belonging. Isn’t that all that time-space could possibly be?”. Unphased, I asked again, but why do *you* like birthdays? He smiled wryly, and said, “the extra cat treats”.

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