Emotion

Sep 14, 2012
It’s just the two of us, cuddled together in bed.  The way we have snuggled from the very beginning. Her legs are longer now and her hair has more tangles.  She smells more of paint and dirt and sweat and peaches →MORE...

Sep 12, 2012
A little over a week ago, I dropped Charlotte off to enjoy some time with her grandfather while I met a buddy at a park. Half an hour after arriving at the park, I was stung by a bee. For most →MORE...

Sep 10, 2012
Charlotte’s first day of preschool went well.  Donald and I went to the campus together to drop her off and as soon as she recognized her room, she jumped right in.  She was so busy playing that it was hard to →MORE...

Aug 22, 2012
A few weeks ago, the son of a friend of mine turned one.  My friend’s parents live within a mile of their grandson and they wanted to do something special for him, so they hosted his first birthday party.  And everything →MORE...

    1.  After hearing me discuss the Olympics on the phone last Friday, Charlotte asked me what “fuh-nastics” are.  I thought for a moment about how to put gymnastics into terms a three-year-old might understand.  “Well,” I said.  “People dress →MORE...