Posts with Label: Children

Third Eleven

me and Owen standing cheek to cheek in front of a blue sky and fall foliage at the top of a mountain in NH

We arrived back in America four days before your birthday last year, so you’ve officially completed your first trip around the sun back in the U.S. and I think it was a good one. You’ve grown what seems like 6″, although you haven’t gained an ounce I don’t think. Still skin and bones and protruding […]

Niner

Quinn in a pink bathrobe reading a birthday card with a look of excitement on his face

I’m six weeks late with this important birthday post, but since we’re waiting until it’s a little warmer to have your birthday (pool) party AND your birthday present Red Sox game got rained out and delayed until June, I’m going to include this long-awaited post as part of the extended celebration. You are nine now, […]

The Things We Keep

The Things We Keep

Back in September, Matt and I went to Virginia to get the rest of our stuff that had been sitting in a storage unit since 2015 when we went to England.  We rented a box truck knowing that the volume of stuff was pretty high — we remembered the 10×10 storage unit was pretty full.  […]

Anger

Anger

Anger is a powerful force for change. That’s what Glennon Doyle and Abby Wambach told me yesterday.  Well, me and a room full of a few hundred people. It was a message gratefully received, because good Lord am I angry.  I have anger to spare.  The world seems to be on fire — literally, in […]

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