Category Archives: Dear Evan and Lulu

My firework baby

Dear Evan, You were Almost my firework baby. One day late. The darkened streaks left smeared across the sky. The proof that something prodigious had just occurred. You were tiny and fierce. Full of surprises. You left everyone in awe. I was Captivated and devastated. The show was over. I was left to cleanup. But no longer alone. I held a tremendous force of

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PRIDE

Dear Evan and Lulu, “I have a long way to go and a lot to learn, but I feel committed to Idaho. I’m tied to it. And I would love to see it become, and help it to become, a much better place for my daughter to grow up.” That was a quote from me In 2007 when I was

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It could be worse

Dear Evan and Lulu, I say this to you a lot. It could be worse.  When Robie chews all your stuffed animals I tell you “It could be worse” because I know that I’ve already thrown away 250 mangled dolls, books, bubbles, puzzles, markers, and much more of your belongings that became carnage of Robie’s wrath.   It could be

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