On Getting Married Again

Meet The Fiancé.  In one week, he will be The Husband. He makes me laugh and think.  He loves my quirks and gives me grace for my flaws.  He is a companion and partner beyond what I could have imagined.  He makes me better.  He is the love of my life. In this little house…

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Meet Our Little Pumpkin

She’s here!  I’m a Nana!! I’m so excited to announce that Sunshine had a little girl yesterday.  This little Pumpkin was born in the early hours of October 31st and weighed in just under seven pounds.  Sunshine was in labor for over a day, and is tired, but very happy.  She’s already the best mama…

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On Not Making a Difference

Peter Pan has returned home.  He left the way he came, with very little fanfare.  He didn’t say that he would miss us.  He just said goodbye and walked away. I still don’t know why he came in the first place. There has to be a reason. I just don’t know what it was. It’s…

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Until We Are Old and Gray

Building bonds across an ocean feels crazy a lot of the time.  The spaces of silence fill up and I wonder if maybe the distance is too much to sustain a connection.  Perhaps we have grown apart, and the next time we meet it will feel like a high school reunion—politely awkward and frozen in…

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