My son’s room was a disaster area.
Stacks of magazines, motorcycle paraphernalia, and
a week’s worth of socks and underwear covered the floor.
He had one little bitty space on his huge desk that
wasn’t covered with paper or doodads or books.
The bed was disheveled and the window blinds were all catawampus.
How could a kid whose brain organized data to get straight As live in this chaos?
When he invited me in to talk, I hesitated at the doorway.
He was wearing a sad face and a T-shirt that read: