The moment is almost here — 923 minutes as I type this sentence.

Inauguration of President Bill Clinton, January 20, 1993 ~ Photo credit: Melissa Firman

Eight years ago this week, The Husband finished his radiation treatment for thyroid cancer. Among other things, this entailed following a low-iodine diet and, in somewhat of an irony given current times, he had to be quarantined in our bedroom for a solid week.

Towards the end of those long days, the kids were bouncing off the walls with eager…