Wow. Really? Twelve? I can still picture that day vividly. We were so unbelievably excited to meet you! Sean Owen or Abigail Grace… Or “Shabby” as Grandpa Kevin had taken to calling you in utero, after we narrowed down boy and girl names. We wanted to be surprised about your gender. I didn’t think I […]
I was sitting across the table from her, in their kitchen. I asked how she was doing. She said, “really busy.” I said, “I know what you mean.” She replied, “I’m not sure that you do…” And then she told me. He got an amazing new job offer, the opportunity of a lifetime. High risk […]
My lucky number! The age Harry Potter was when he found out he was a wizard (as you like to remind me). The age you will be when you get to go to Universal Studios and see The World of Harry Potter attractions there (in August 2015). The age you are turning today. Wow! How […]
Getting there… Going, going… Blood Moon! Photos taken with my Canon EOS 70D, looking south from the back porch of our home, in our Beverly neighborhood, in Chicago, IL, on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, between 1:00 – 3:00 a.m. (CST).
I remember your first day of Kindergarten, in September 2009. You were so excited and so were we! You chose to wear your “Life is Good – PB & J” t-shirt as you thought it would be fun for your classmates to know how much you like to eat PB & J sandwiches and so […]