I went to bed shortly after Blue left to start his night shift. I turned back the sheets and slid into his spot. My head hit his pillow and I was out.
The next time I woke-up the light was poking through the curtains and Blue was humming a tune outside the bedroom door. As I got up to face the day he came in and lay down on my usual side of the bed.
It's the little things that help us stay close while we navigate this career. It's all in the little whispers, the little looks, the quick little texts that keep us feeling like we're in this together.