File Me Away [29 Jan 2005|04:44pm] Ever had a night where you checked all your inhibitions at the door? Where you threw out all conventional plans and just went without a map? Where you learn so much about a person and still thirst for so much more? To live, if for one night, without any constraints or […]Read more "11 years ago today:"
There you are Uma, my first glimpse of you, and of course you’re staring back at me. (photo cred for all photos in this post except this one go to Jackie Willome Photography) I found new love in this moment. I loved you instantly. In this moment, I have a ‘bright light’ moment, similar to what people […]Read more "Of Miracles And Moments"
Can you think of the stupidest thing you’ve posted on Facebook/ twitter/social media? For some of us, it’s easier than others. Come to think of it, It’s probably a lot easier to think of the stupidest comment/post that you’ve read. Very early into Adelaide’s life, I posted something that still sticks with me today: “Come on people, […]Read more "On Second Thought – A Facebook Faux Pas"
Brother Asher was so happy to be peering over the belly of his pregnant mommy. It’s hard to believe we are now halfway through our pregnancy, and with both of us working and kids going to school, there’s a heavy emphasis at home on living in the moment. In the moment, that means lunches, dishes, trash, […]Read more "TRIXIE – A Cautionary Tale/ Living in the Moment, Preparing for the Future"
Here they are, the current female population of our household. Aren’t they lovely? How many are they? 2? 3? So, tomorrow is the big day, The anticipation amongst the Smith household is in abundance. Is the baby an Uma or a …. Boy? Alis and I have had the same deal for all three kids. A […]Read more "Boy or a Girl?/ $20 Grand and a Child to be Named Later"
My (self imposed) exodus from El Blogosphere has (not so coincidently) spanned the life of my son, Asher. Looking back at this blog- I see that we chronicled Adelaide’s early days with a Truman Show-esque zest. Nowadays, there’s so much life to experience and very little time to document the results. Rebooting this blog is […]Read more "Don’t Call It A Comeback"
Dear Adelaide, Asher and future unnamed child, This is written for you to read when you’re 16 – or older: Have you ever thought your parents were “old?” “Predictable?” “Safe?” Gasp … “mean?” Well this is to inform you that your parents were indeed once young, weird, and spontaneous beings. The same people that have […]Read more "Eek – My Parents Were Replaced with Robots/ A Return To The Blogo’"