Monthly Archives: October 2011

A letter to my son, on his birthday

One year ago, you burst into the world.  You were born, and so I was reborn.  Your father and I gave you your new name – Miles – and you gave us ours – Mama and Dada.  The first time … Continue reading

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On death and God and stuff…

Last Friday, my brother-in-law’s father passed away unexpectedly. He was an incredibly vibrant, way-too-young-to-die kind of man.  Jerry literally lit up a room when he walked in.  As I stood at the graveside service listening to my nieces tell stories … Continue reading

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