Someone asked me,
"What do you do
when writer's block
I blinked, surprised.
Ideas float around me -
in my sleep, the shower,
the running path.
full plots -
I try to keep them.
The only thing
that blocks my … [Read More...]
I went to Sephora for the first time today.
Tim and the kids waited outside in the car with the air-conditioning running - and I ran in to try to get "color-matched" for a tinted moisturizer.
At thirty-four years old, I still don't wear any make-up besides my signature red lipstick. … [Read More...]
At 3:37am on a Thursday morning, I woke up with the chills.
As my body was overtaken by gentle shaking and I lay on my side, I knew today would be the day. "We're going to have a baby today," I whispered to Tim across the bed as my contractions began in short order. He knew.
After … [Read More...]
I wanted so desperately to make your double-digit birthday special.
Ten, after all, is something special. As you put it, you have now lived an entire decade. Ten more of the same and you'll be twenty - in college or married or traveling the world.
When I look back, I … [Read More...]
When you slipped a ring on my finger fourteen and a half years ago, I had no hesitation. None.
"'Til death due us part" seemed much too short even then.
You have only gotten better with age - smarter, funnier, wiser, and more successful.
A man of projects, you have … [Read More...]