diamonds

Last Tuesday was my daughter’s twenty first birthday. I generally write a blog post on my kids’ birthdays but this year, I couldn’t bring myself to come up with anything which seemed right. So I waited. June, for me, is not the easiest of months. I do not feel inclined to write all the whys. … More diamonds

02/02 = 24

notes upon notes upon notes black on a white page like words typed to be read aloud they encompass you the notes, that is define you, yet they don’t you are much more much more too than words read out of a book or written by hand or these words, you’re reading now these means … More 02/02 = 24

twenty three

Today marks my son’s 23rd birthday. So I felt it appropriate to write a bit about him. As far as children go, some people want a bunch. I wanted two. I wanted a boy and a girl. The boy being the oldest. And that’s what I got. Interesting, since other details of my life haven’t … More twenty three

twenty two

Hello reader! Today is my son Jamie’s birthday. He’s 22, which you most likely gleaned from the title of this entry. So, like I have in the past, I wrote a letter in honor of the day. Dear James, I don’t know if you realize it, but this time of year not only marks your … More twenty two

happy 21

you are twenty one today which makes me want to say hooray! [just kidding….I am not going to write a cheesy rhyming poem for you] I’m certain you can imagine it’s a bit unnerving to wake up one day and realize…. Yikes! I’m the parent of an adult. While people can change once they grow … More happy 21

twenty

Today you are 20. A nice, even number, divisible by ten. And two and five and four. And even 2.5. If only life’s puzzles and problems were so easy to divide and conquer. You though, you have the ability and agility to navigate through. I am certain of that. Circumstances out of your control and … More twenty