Category Archives: Letters

Christmas 2017

To my children, On this Christmas day, I am thinking of you with love and hope. May this day find you remembering good times spent with friends, family, and holidays past, and may you create many memories to cherish in … Continue reading

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L’s 20th Birthday

Dear Logan, Happy birthday! I hope your day has been wonderful, filled with things you enjoy and people who love you. Birthdays are a time to be reminded that we are cherished and celebrated; you deserve much of both. So … Continue reading

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R’s 27th Birthday

My dear R, Happy birthday! I hope today brings you reminders of all that is good in your life, of how deeply you are loved, and of the promise of a bright future. I celebrate you as I have the … Continue reading

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Finding Forward

I like Facebook’s “On this day” feature. I find little surprises and reminders when I check it. Today’s, for instance, reminded me that four years ago I was at R’s college graduation ceremony. I didn’t talk to the rest of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2017

Dear R, T, S, & L, It would be hard not to know it’s Mother’s Day today. The reminders are everywhere. I think briefly of my own mother. She’s been gone 13 years now; long enough that I do not … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas. I hope your day has been warm, enjoyable, and peopled with loving presence. Be well, and have a happy new year. I love you. Mom

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L’s 19th Birthday

Dear L, Today you turn 19 years old. Honestly, it’s been so long since I’ve seen you, I have difficulty imagining what you must be like by now. Taller. With a different voice. A longer stride. The muscles and bearing … Continue reading

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