Category Archives: Dear Friends

Ice Buckets For Josie, Colette, Quinn, Lachlan, Calhoun, and Michael Brown

The Professor and I enjoyed a bottle of really good Malbec last night.  This morning I enjoyed the presence of my children by my bedside at 5:45.  One of those terms “enjoyed” is being used sarcastically, by the way. I … Continue reading

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Thirty Five

I turned thirty five over Labor Day weekend.   We traveled up north to watch the home team play the first college football game of the season, and it was epic in both good ways and bad: BAD: The husband … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions

In a week, some friends of ours are taking their 6 month old in for major surgery on his wee little skull.  I’m putting together a care package for their 7 day hospital stay – I want it to be … Continue reading

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sweet * bitter

This morning we took a hike at a nearby state park.   It was a perfect day for it – the light was autumnal, but there was only the barest chill in the air.  The dog strained on the end … Continue reading

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Birthday Parties – 1 of 2

When Liam turned one, he had pretty much no party.  I was living and working apart from my family, staying in a hotel and seeing them only on weekends (or every other weekend). The Professor brought the boys to me … Continue reading

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