I mentioned that on April 8 I had a conversation with my sister – she’s a grounding force who always laughs at my inhibitions. That afternoon she laughed away my Stuck Places again and I went home with the gung-ho intention of writing “a post about the post I didn’t post” (her words). But I have […]
-born 3:33 AM on April 5- An hour into life. A day old. Best family picture EVER. Leaving the Birth Center Two weeks Beauty. Eedee and Papa. Four weeks. One month with Mama. Love!
I went to Starbucks tonight and was served by a long-haired, bushy-bearded man wearing a khaki pleated knee-length skirt, old-school Doc Martins, and 1990’s-style crew socks scrunched just so. These are the things that remind me I am no longer in Oklahoma. The boys and I went out to breakfast today. They crowed over their […]
My husband has been gone for six months now. He wrote that in some ways it seems impossible that he’ll see me again– that I seem almost more a figment of his imagination–and I understand. After months and months of talking through keyboards and the occasional computer screen, it is very hard for me to […]
Tonight we enjoyed Thai food, strawberries, hot cocoa and a little bit of Filipino dancing. We’re halfway through this deployment, and it was time to celebrate. Besides marking the tipping point from which we now can move downhill, today also was the official start of my third trimester. It doesn’t always feel like we’re […]