What is this about?
A story can be about something -- it had better be -- but life isn't about anything. Life is life. But when life is a story things get confusing.
This is a good kind of confusing. It is like Bull Run, where Glo and March and Nora and Marsh and I walked on Independence Day, while most of the Mafees and Smiths and Lairds 'did' DC, and the Richards and Riveras barbecued. Bull Run