2022 was also the year Ben graduated from high school and moved down to Eugene. He’s been home for most of December, and that’s been pretty nice.

A boy sits on a sleeper sofa under a blue blanket, drinking coffee and typing on his laptop. Orange curtains in the background. A nearly empty cupboard with a few cans of tomato soup and a box of poptarts in each back corner. A young man stands backlit in an apartment furnished for demonstration. A young man stands in a crowd wearing a deep red graduation robe and hat.