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...]
Has there ever been a more obedient, cheerful, and delightful 3-year-old? I think you'd be hard-pressed to find one.
In fact, I'm somewhat sad that age three is coming to an end because you infuse so much goodness and virtue into our home.
One of your very best qualities … [Read More...]
Otherwise known as our poet.
At age seven, you are a gem of a girl with a sparkling and winsome personality. Unafraid of stage lights, you glisten in the spotlight. As in previous years, you are adept at penning and performing beautiful poems with titles that would make even … [Read More...]
We moved in late July to a house with a front porch and a mountain view.
Every single morning - and that's not hyperbole - I look north and am overcome with gratitude.
If you've ever lived in a house that is a HOME, you know this feeling. It's as if we were meant for this house … [Read More...]