This was a surprising delight. It was touching, sad and hopeful throughout.
The science in it is so subtle that is melts into the background and what you are left with is a moving story about love, missed opportunities and chances taken.
I wasn't expecting to find such a humane story in this magazine. The author has excellent skills. I found myself thinking about it for many days.
According to the Internet Speculative Fiction Database Zimring has not been publishing for very long. Here is hoping for more.