Tag Archives: baby

Dan folds

It was September 12, 2001. I was stuck in Peoria, Illinois, where I’d been when the previous day’s attacks had occurred. I’d come for a communicators’ conference, which had ended early and left me more or less stranded there while … Continue reading

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Watching and learning…and wishing

Eighteen years ago, everything changed for us. That was the day we finally met Christopher, aka Doodlebug, aka Doodle McScootle, aka Scooter, aka CB, aka Mister Christer (those last two words should rhyme, by the way), after a long, nine-month … Continue reading

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Hearty birthday wishes

Matthew, four years ago, I wrote a piece for my Midtown column, ruminating on the emotions I felt about your brother turning ten. I vowed to do the same thing for you, but the scope of my column changed this … Continue reading

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Christmas in the key of me

Kim says we’re too old to have another baby, but she seems happy with the one she got for Christmas. She’s even saying I gave it to her, but that’s not exactly true. Still, I’m happy to take the credit … Continue reading

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The elephant in the womb

Find out how gas pains changed our life 10 years ago, right here.    

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