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Archive: 2006

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Running and Recovering

November 16, 2006

Psychological victory for the day: I ran to Columbia Pike and back. It’s only a couple of miles, and I […] [continue…]

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Understanding My Grief, Part 1

November 14, 2006

The Super Social Workers at Children’s Hospital combined their considerable forces to direct me to this book, which I’m currently […] [continue…]

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Slurpy Girl

All day yesterday, I was wondering why our little girlie was so very fussy and clingy. Upon returning home, her […] [continue…]

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Recipe

November 13, 2006

Take one (1) child of suitable size and place in a socially acceptable restraint. Microwave a couple of organic sweet […] [continue…]

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Remembering

November 12, 2006

Today, it’s been two months since we lost our Will. It feels like two years; it feels like two minutes. […] [continue…]

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Retreat

Real life, perfect weather, great food, good friends, and photos courtesy of The Sniper.

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Radioactive Girl

November 7, 2006

Someone must have been praying today. We walked the gauntlet through the utterly familiar hallways at Children’s Hospital today on […] [continue…]

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Stuck

November 6, 2006

I had one of those ‘urgency’ dreams last night, though the details escape me. In the dream, I was preoccupied […] [continue…]

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Fear

In his book-length interview, Michka Assayas relates Bono saying something to the effect that he began to understand war more […] [continue…]

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Daddy Day Care

Much as I’m enjoying these days with Ella, I’m a little worried that I’m working myself out of a job. […] [continue…]

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On Getting Found

November 2, 2006

Once I got over my preoccupation with the challenge of caring for Ella myself, I realized just how strong The […] [continue…]

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Farewell, Toothless Grin

November 1, 2006

Two days ago– aka, this morning– we discovered that Ella is cutting her first tooth. Which goes a long way […] [continue…]

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Back in Black

Wow. I gave this computer to the slack-jawed DHL desk guy at 4pm on Monday, it got to the Memphis […] [continue…]

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