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For Better or Worse Another Summer Slips and Slides Away

On letting go and getting by

Andrew Knott
Human Parts
Published in
6 min readJul 19, 2022

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Photo by Brandon Hoogenboom on Unsplash

If you’re a parent who spends a lot of time online, it’s hard to escape the meme about making the most of the 18 summers you have with your children before they leave home. It crops up every year when the weather turns unbearably hot and school winds down. Like most parenting…

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Andrew Knott
Human Parts

Writer, humorist, dad of three. Editor of Frazzled. Debut novel LOVE'S A DISASTER coming Spring 2024 (Bayou Wolf Press).