Archive for May 2011

Just a couple things to keep it interesting

Hello, blog, it’s been awhile. So, a few things to keep it interesting. 1. Abram is a ridiculously strong child. I will not be shocked at all if he’s crawling early, let alone walking. This kid’s favorite activity, at 3 1/2 months, is to stand while holding your thumbs. He thinks it’s hilarious. 2. Teenagers [...]

A Letter to My Children on the Occasion of May 1, 2011

Dear Zora and Abram, Last night, the US military killed Osama bin Laden. I imagine that some day you will read about this in a school history class. Maybe it will be a big day that gets its own paragraph. But maybe it will simply be a footnote to September 11, 2001. This morning, though, [...]

May 1

How do I reconcile the events of this day? I believe that his baptism today is the single most important event in Abram’s life. Not his life so far, but his whole life. And now that day has ended with an historic death and celebration in the streets. And, in many cases, it seems, sentiments [...]