Last week he and I exchanged emails. Nothing earth-shattering, just hey-how-you-been? notes, really nothing more than a ping.
Later, I realized how remarkably similar our messages had been, despite the fact that we live a thousand miles apart and have made very different choices. Both of us said, in essence, Spending a lot of time at work, things are uncertain right now, not much time for playing, but let me tell you about these cool TV shows I watch.