They're both too cute for words. But this piece and the one linked below are very well written. I try not to let this blog stray into the personal often, but sometimes, it makes sense to cast a wide net. It may be that these companion features spark special interest in me given both background, recent history, and my career goals.
Politics, as Gavin says, are "life-consuming" - so if your passion is there, you have to consider what it will do to every aspect of your life. This isn't covered very broadly or very often.
Gavin Newsom adores his wife who's never home and he's OK with that, mostly