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Dear J, It doesn’t seem possible that a year has passed since you were born. I will never forget the hours leading up to your birth or your entrance into this world. I will never forget the overwhelming feelings of … Continue reading

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Time to Write

A former professor of mine, someone whom I admire a great deal, posted a very interesting article on William Faulkner today. It contains a Q & A he did with students at the University of Mississippi in 1947. I love … Continue reading

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And I Say, It’s All Right

When I feed Jude his breakfast, he often becomes distracted by, oh, just about every single thing in the kitchen. “Jude, look at Mama,” I say as he cranes his head to look out the back window. But I am … Continue reading

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Hey Baby

So, Jude and Baby R have been on a few dates in the past couple of weeks, and the whole thing is just adorable. Above: Jude soaking up the attention bestowed on him by Baby R R’s mom is a … Continue reading

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My Baby and Your Baby Sitting in a Tree

I signed Jude and I up for a local Kindermusik class about a month ago. He seems to love music, and he’s at an age where he’s more and more curious about the world. I like taking him out to … Continue reading

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The Smartest Boy on the Block

It happened. Two nights ago, after many tears and much protest on his part, Jude (finally!) rolled over. He leaned his butt to the side first, then extended his arm and pulled back, back and back until his body twisted … Continue reading

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Taking Notes for My Son’s Therapist

Jude refuses to roll over. He still has some time to get it; he just turned five months on Monday of this week. And, every baby reaches milestones in his or her own time. He is smiling and laughing and … Continue reading

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