Yes, she laughed at the thought of having a baby at her age. Yes, she laughed at the thought of finding physical intimacy with her husband again, an intimacy that was forgotten as the years aged them. Yes, she laughed at the idea that her dreams might come true just as her life was supposed to be winding down. She wasn’t laughing out of spite. She was laughing at the absurdity of it all.
July 3, 2017