Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Myth vs. Reality

The Myth

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Loud and Clear

I watch as the water runs in a compilation of rapid rivers from the kitchen faucet. My wrist reveals what I’d already known from the thousand times I had checked it before: not too hot; not too cold. The tiny … Continue reading

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For My Youngest Miracle, on His First Birthday

My Dearest Little Boy, It is about 10:30 in the morning on the day of your first birthday. One year ago today, at exactly this time, I was sitting in the emergency room, my hands clasped across an enormous belly, … Continue reading

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September 11, 2011

I’m not going to sit and write up an elaborate, heart-wrenching post about the events that occurred 10 years ago today. We all are well aware of the devastation that that day caused, so I don’t feel that a lengthy … Continue reading

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This is When You Know it’s Time

Today, my son scared the holy living shit out of me. Not once, but twice. And for very different things. Scare #1 He leaves for the bus at around 7:15 so that he can meander in the painful slowness of … Continue reading

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