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A new moon: How parenthood redefined my idea of a holiday

You know you’re tired when you put on your headphones, press play, hear the music start, notice that you forgot to plug your headphones into your iPhone, get confused about how you could possibly be hearing music if your headphones aren’t plugged into your iPhone, gaze in awe at the bare headphone plug in your hand, start to think that you must be witnessing some kind of miracle, notice that everybody else on the train is staring at you, wonder if they can somehow sense the miracle too, feel bonded to your fellow commuters through the shared experience of a supernatural event, imagine yourself traveling the world and recounting the story of this day to adoring crowds of wide-eyed believers, remember that your iPhone has an external speaker, and realise that you’re blasting Dancing Queen through it.

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