Monthly Archives: June 2005


Child, Your Mom fiercely defends the robin's nest outside our back door. Cats prowl our neighborhood by the hundreds and treat our back step like stadium seating for the baby bird snack show. Or they used to, until your Mom, … Continue reading

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Child, Tonight I felt you move for the first time. We laid in bed and I read Charlotte's Web to you and your Mom. She told me you were moving around and so I pressed my hand against your belly … Continue reading

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Child, You are freshly returned from your first international travels. You flew in cramped jet liners, rode in rattling buses and motored around in a sturdy water taxi. Did you feel the movement? Does that movement run in your blood … Continue reading

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