Surfing Sunday 11.12

Thank you all for the love and donations yesterday for Madeline’s birthday. Every birthday is hard but I’m struggling more than usual with her tenth. Ten years old is such a milestone. In the peaks and valleys of grief, this one is a very deep valley, and if I’m being honest with myself, it’s been…

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Thoughts And Prayers

When Madeline died, people from all over the world sent us their thoughts and prayers. I’ve said hundreds of times that I don’t know what we would have done without them. The support and love held us up when we could hardly breathe. It meant (and still means) so much to us. But our family,…

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Surfing Sunday 11.05

What a week! Halloween (yay), my Dodgers lost the World Series (darn), I had a 24-hour stomach bug (ew), and we took James to his first college football game (hilarious). Yesterday morning I was out running errands and discovered that every store already has Christmas out. Normally, this kind of thing would bother me, but…

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What’s So Happy About It?

We survived Halloween! I have so much sympathy for teachers on October 31st. I volunteered in Annie’s class on Halloween morning and holy moly, the kids were nutso. I don’t know how her teacher managed it! This was the first year Annie and James didn’t have matching costumes, but what they picked was so perfectly…

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