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Many years ago, I remember writing out the details of a single day. Somewhat for posterity, somewhat for myself so I could look back one day when I am older and have no young children and wonder how I survived. Every day, I write in my journal, but it is a brief, bullet-point list of the highlights.

Early yesterday morning, I decided to make mental notes of the day, for the purpose of sitting down and writing it all out later. I…