Goodbye September

Hello October. School was probably as big of an adjustment for me as it was for Ellie.  Suddenly our house got a lot quieter and feels a bit lonelier with Ellie gone most of the day.  I feel a new urgency to work and create, yet somehow the hours slip away and before I know …

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Ellie Turns 3

Three.  Three wonderful, tough, wouldn't-trade-it-for-anything years with our little beam of sunshine.  A 3-year-old seems so little and big to me at the same time.  I think the thing has really pushed me to accept that our baby is no longer a baby is her own independence.  Every morning she picks out her own clothes, …

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Portrait of a Little Girl on Her Second Birthday

You are two, my little dream. Your favorite foods are ice cream "eye-cream!", tofu "fufu!", and my moms handmade noodles. You love to the read the letters on the keyboard but always say "bubble" when you get to "O". You're scared of big dogs, and call small dogs cats. There really isn't a time when …

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