Dear Annelise, I was recently reminded of a poem that, other than the bit about curly hair, fits you to a T. “There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, She was very good indeed, But when she was bad she […]
To Eli, on your 7th Birthday
Dear Eli, Back in January we spent a bitterly cold afternoon visiting Daddy while he worked on a construction project. We slid around on the ice-covered ground for a while, then hopped into his truck and cranked the heat in order to regain feeling in our fingers and toes. As we slowly warmed up, your […]
To Samuel, on your fourth birthday
Part of me wishes that you could stay my three year old forever. But I know that whatever I do, I can’t stop time.