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For the Love of Love

So we sent my nine year old son off to spend the summer with my mother in New York almost three weeks ago. That day was super-duper stressful. He traveled with a close friend of mine to JFK and my … Continue reading

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A Tiny Slice of Normal

A long time ago, eight years to be exact, my co-worker gifted me with a handmade baby futon. It was sweet and small, with green edges and a Japanese fish print center. I had just come back to work after … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block

So many times over the past couple of weeks I have fired up the laptop and sat down to write a blog post. I was in a good place one evening when I began writing about how my son would … Continue reading

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And the Sadness Begins

Today was my son’s last day of school at his adopted NY elementary, Oysterponds. I was unsure of how he would fare with his odd name and if he would have trouble fitting in. We lucked out since Oysterponds is … Continue reading

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The Reality of It

Sometimes life just doesn’t make sense. I realize that this is no surprise. There is no guarantee of anything. Unfortunately, we mostly don’t live our lives as if it were our last day. We do not live life to the … Continue reading

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Strained

It is funny. We have a little over two months till we head back to Hawaii. Two months. It is like nothing. Like nothing compared to the four we have already endured. You would think that we are all feeling … Continue reading

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My 9/11

Being in N.Y. on this date feels right to me. That day I was in Hawaii and I was just so far away. So far away. Due to the six hour time difference, I was sleeping when it actually happened. … Continue reading

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