Moments before sleep are when she feels most alive leaping across fragments of the day bringing each moment into the bed with her like a child with schoolbooks and pencils. The day seems to have no order until these times which are like a ledger for her her body full of stories and situations.
Marriage isnt a love affair. It isnt even a honeymoon. Its a job. A long hard job at which both partners have to work harder than theyve worked at anything in their lives before.