4 years young

we still feel like newly weds most days,so to say it’s been so long would really sound dumb, but since today marks 4 years,i figured i had better give US a shout out. dear “US”, i think you are the bomb. together you have made some great things happen.done lots, moved twice, made 2 babies, […] Read more…

dear cc,

i woke up thinking about our first valentines together… when in one week, we’d be engaged.when i woke up at the crack to make heart-shaped belgian waffles and strawberries,packed my carefully purchased love package, and tried to contain my excitementas i drove the 20 minutes to your house. your roommate let me in, and we […] Read more…

dear mr. clifford,

sometimes i find myself playing a game:what was i doing this time a few years ago? in the past few years as i thought of that,it brought up less-than-happy memories of awkward relationships with sad endings.lots of tears and drama for one person. now when i think of the last few years,its just memory after […] Read more…

dear mr. clifford, {insert sappy christmas tune here}

its not that it isn’t fun to be home.it is. its just that when you’re not here,its kind of just… not as great. your child has been having a ball with family.he has been sleeping fairly well considering,and has been loving his cousins and cute grand-peepswho cuddle and love on him all day. but i’m […] Read more…

dear mr. clifford, {deja vu}

when i was a little girl, i remember clearly those nights that i would cuddle into my daddy’s arms. the living room was dimly lit, the rocking chair fluffy and soft. he would rock and hum to me, and i would feel so safe and calm. i can’t be sure how many times i fell […] Read more…

dear mr clifford,

there was a time in my life when i wasn’t sure if i would ever be here.if it was possible to be this giddy to be alive. this morning, as i fed B, i watched him look up at the beautiful lilies i found in my newly-cleaned house last night {when i came home from […] Read more…

dear cc,

the other day you used the phrase, “when boston is a teenager…” and my heart sank a few floors. you mean, at some point, we will have to be in a different phase than this glorious one we are in?? sure, we are in a place far too far from family, we talk more about […] Read more…

fatherly love

i know a fab dad when i see one. i have the best one there is. watching you be the dad you are to our little guy reminds me of all the little things my dad does and did with me. you jump up to take care of him, you itch when he cries, you […] Read more…

dear cc,

i have to say this mom-thing would be pretty difficult without you! thanks for jumping right in and doing all of those dad things. you basically changed all the diapers when we were at the hospital, and you usually jump in to do everything you can when you are home from work. not every housewife […] Read more…

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