From a Distance

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While I sip a Starbucks cappuccino in the land of its creation – Seattle, I drink in the city space around me. I’m very far away from my Microsoft Researcher self of 7-8 years ago that sat in the same spot, gracefully, leisurely sipping the same brown beverage. Right now I am mighty aware that I have under a minute to take in the moment, and drink, before my nearly-two-year-old yanks me into his hyperactive self-destructive reality. Seattle is a…