Posts tagged "Baby Dahl"

Child of Mine

Child of Mine
Steve was resolute: one child.  I was resolute: two. I won.  And then some. My second child was engineered to be a girl, and yet he stubbornly resisted my kitchen chemistry machinations.  He burst into our life in 1983.  He was not like Pat- calm and self contained. He was stubborn, finicky and time intensive.... Read more »

Coming, Going, Waiting

Coming, Going, Waiting
Summer ebbs, a reality that generally sends me to a vat of candy corn.  And caramel apples.  And chocolate…. But this autumn, we are ticking away the days until we greet our second grandchild.  What a counterpoint to any seasonal regrets.  October 6.  October 6.  Opal.  Like my Mom.  Libra.  Like my Mom. I have... Read more »