Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Twenty-Eighth Post - The Boy

Well, at long last, and this late, I am home from the restorative justice thing with the boy who broke into my house.

I have agreed not to discuss the details via any method. What happened in that room tonight, pretty much must stay in that room. I will just state that I feel much better having met with him, and having discussed with him what he did to me that night in August. He signed a contract to do certain things, by a certain date. It is my hope, and everyone's hope actually, that he will do these things and move forward, becoming a productive member of society.

I am naive enough, perhaps foolish enough, to believe the best in people. I wish the young man well, and will avidly look forward to the successful completion of his contract.

Got home very late. Cat mad at me. Should spend time with him.

Later.

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