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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ada, D-Day +22

Ada is 22 days old today and it’s hard to imagine life before the little one. Laura and I have found a nice rhythm, but even though I am at work all day long, I know I have the easier end of it. We both wish sleep happened more often, so we get it where […]

D-Day +11

Today is D-Day + 11. Ada is showing us a lot of her personality. Like her mother, she knows how best to do it. For example, while feeding, she grabs the bottle with her little hands as if to say, “let me show you how it’s done.”

Celebration

Laura and I opened a bottle of Cambria the night we brought Ada home from Greenville Memorial Hospital. We’d been saving it for a couple years—probably the longest I’ve ever kept a closed bottle of alcohol in my life. In 2006, when I was young and flush, I experimented with buying pinot noir by the […]

To Remember Me By

This is a story I read for the Bay State Underground in December of 2007. I had just finished my first semester with Boston University’s creative writing program. I didn’t have anything from the school year ready, so I revised To Remember Me By, which I had used as one of my writing samples in […]