My grandpa 

My grandpa is probably going to die soon.   I’m in denial. My mom sends me pictures when she visits him on the weekends and it’s hard for me to connect the man I see with the man in my memories.  He taught me how to play poker when I was 5 or 6 years…

Goodbye, little shoes 

We finally found a house to rent! Great news- we get to move again. Actual great news- we will have a yard!! Tonight, I started going through boxes from storage. One of the first ones I opened was the box of baby clothing. The next one was maternity clothing.   I broke down crying, unable…

And now she is 4

Kaia turned 4 this weekend! I thought about writing a poetic post about watching her grow over the last 4 years.  I thought about writing about how wonderful she is, while listing things I love about her, but it didn’t quite feel right either.  I am still trying to figure out which stories are mine…