Monthly Archives: August 2008

Gracie Girl

I can hardly fathom the thoughtfulness shown to me over the last few months before and after Ellie’s birth! So many people have sent gifts and/or notes of love. Perhaps the most thoughtful individual of all has been my little … Continue reading

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Spirited away from stoops. Part 2

The Unabridged Mark Twain. Running Press 1976. Abandoned on 7th Avenue. Recovered to my delight on a bright Saturday morning. The book contains 22 Mark Twain tales and exists a perfect match to my Complete Short Stories volume. Mark Twain … Continue reading

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Edible Pleasures, guilt, etc

I must admit that I have been finding much comfort and pleasure in…I’m ashamed to say it…ice cream lately or anything chocolate! Ugh, many years ago now I was a very, very healthy high schooler whose one indulgence was a … Continue reading

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On the Sidewalk

Brooklyn streets are the eager vessel of pirate bounty. Untold and unexpected plunder can be found marooned on the shores of her city stoops. Discarded books catch my eye; they tell tales of the pulse and soul of the city: … Continue reading

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He's 2!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BIG BOY! The years do fly by as people say. I can hardly believe how much you are talking now and just acting so independent. And you’re even letting your bottle go for a sippy cup instead…a big … Continue reading

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Finally, an audience

Ellie at just a week or two, sadly the only picture taken of my little girl and I together besides those from the hospital. I’ve always loved to sing. Sing, sing, sing is what I did as a child. Say … Continue reading

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Don't Throw

Micah, like most toddlers, loves to throw his food on the floor as he sits in his high chair. Thankfully, he is doing this less now that Rick and I have been serious about making sure he either eats the … Continue reading

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Earning Street Credibility

Finally, people on the street act like I know a thing or two about being a mother! It seems that now having two little ones, I am among what I observe may be a minority of mothers here in Park … Continue reading

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1 Month, 4 Days

One month and 4 days ago, this was Micah and I just hours before Ellie’s birth. We were walking home from the hospital where we would soon return! How time flies and oh how I love my little baby girl! … Continue reading

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Finally… a post

This is Rick here. We’ve moved into our new apartment, but we have very spotty wireless connections. We are planning to get cable connected this week, so please plan to start checking the blog again next week for more word … Continue reading

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