Memories

Ten years ago, when planes flew into the World Trade Center, I was a teenager.  I could not drive.  I had never been to a school dance.  I didn’t even have my period yet.  I had braces on my teeth and →MORE...

Aug 02, 2011
It started with the zucchini.  One green zucchini and one yellow zucchini sitting on my counter, to be more precise.  I e-mailed my friend, who loves to cook, for help.  She suggested vegetable tian. The first time that I had vegetable →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, You turned twenty-one months amazing last week and all we have to show for it is a bouncing little girl.  This boggles the mind, little bird.  How your father and I ever created YOU, someone so much better than →MORE...

Mar 24, 2011
Flipping through computer files I found this, a shot from November. I’ve been taking Charlotte on a daily walk (or mostly-daily when it’s cold) since her third day of life, but it wasn’t until she was about fourteen or fifteen months →MORE...

Mar 08, 2011
Awhile back, a woman I knew took her child’s life and then her own. Even now this is a very difficult set of circumstances for me to process.  I understand why.  I think that any woman who has ever given birth, →MORE...