Sure was good to see Jimmy back from the Middle East last week. He looks good in that uniform, too. He was running all over the place for a few days, visiting everyone he knows, but he finally came in to the Mule Barn and sat at the philosophy counter, headquarters of the world dilemma think tank, to be with us.
"Must be good to be home," Doc said.
"You bet," Jimmy said. "But it isn't the same as it was."
We thought about that. Thought back over the year he'd been gone. A few new babies born...