Monthly Archives: September 2013

No Room for Tears

Dear R, T, S, & L, When I scanned the family photo albums, I looked at hundreds of pictures of each of you. Before I began the task, I expected to cry. A lot. Instead, there were more smiles than … Continue reading

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Continuing Attempts

L, I’ve been trying to reach you to ask you to consider meeting me for your birthday. According to dad, you don’t have an active email account and, of course, neither of you have given me your phone number. He … Continue reading

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Sixteen

My dear L, Happy birthday! As I sit here tonight, wondering where to begin, I wonder also where you are and what you’ve done today to mark this birthday. I hope you’ve felt loved and celebrated, surrounded by people who … Continue reading

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