Monthly Archives: September 2013

To Olivia, on the Occasion of Her 9th Birthday

Dear Olivia, Happy Birthday! We’ve come a very long way since that surprisingly-sudden delivery in the back-bedroom of our flat in Amsterdam, haven’t we? 4,730,400 minutes… 3,912 miles… Brothers, bicycles, schoolteachers, stuffed animals, coloring books, sleepovers, blankets, braces… I get … Continue reading

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