Double Digits

Ahhh! Ethan turns TEN! Some things he’s taught me.

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The. One.

The one. As in the one that changes everything. The one that alters the course of all tomorrows. That college you’d give anything to get an acceptance letter from. The man that stops you in your tracks. The cry of your newborn(s) as air fills their lungs for the very first time. As many of […]

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A Moment of Silence

” And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the Noise! Noise! Noise! Noise! That’s one thing he hated! The NOISE! NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!” I sometimes reenact this scene from the Grinch as the day begins. The barking dog at 5:15am, the crying baby, the toddler who’s new favorite phrase is “that’s annoying”, and the nine year […]

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30 Day Checkpoint

Let’s paint the scene: we’re driving home from a blow-out Celtics game, chatting it up after a day working in the city. We normally office 5 miles from home but today we ventured into Boston, both of us with meetings there. As we’re talking about the day, the game, our boys, conversation drifted to this […]

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