Category archives: adventures

  • Colombia #2

  • We have been in Colombia for almost three weeks now. I have not blogged as much as I thought I would because this process seems so intensely personal. Does that make sense? Our Maria Fernanda is so super shy, that making a public invitation to these moments seems intrusive as she straddles two different worlds, not sur[...]
  • Birds in my Bathroom

  • This boy of mine turned 15 today. 15 years ago, I was 4 days past my 21st birthday. There was no alcohol to mark the official drinking age. Instead, I waddled around with a huge belly and counted diapers. Pregnancy with Aidan was difficult in some ways. Physically, I was so sick for most of the 9 months that my sist[...]
  • High School

  • You know those moments when you take a hard swallow and know that life is not going to be the same, ever again? Last night we sat and went through the classes Aidan is choosing for high school. HIGH SCHOOL! This is the little guy who spent most days of his of his toddlerhood, clad only in a t-shirt and diaper, playing [...]