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Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 1W ago

I got you babe

The other day, my friend Karen posted to celebrate her 16th wedding anniversary. I comment...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 2W ago

Roll down the window and let the wind blow back your hair

My walks to work started three years ago, a month after Emma's death, as a respite from sorrow. To have a regular activity that anchored me in the physical world and took me out of my head a...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 3W ago

I see who I want to be, in my daughter's eyes

My dearest Josephine,This past Thursday, when I was driving you and Zeke to school, we were getting close to the carpool drop-off lane and I saw a dad and his son heading toward the school. The kid was wearing a tie and my heart immediately sank."Guy...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 1M ago

Yahrtzeit

At first, a thing you did becomes a thing you did again. And then it becomes a thing you do. It's a Thing.For the first anniversary of Emma's death, I had some of her ashes and thought it would be fitting to spread them from the top of a mountain. I ...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 1M ago

Cue the laugh track

Back in the spring, I made an impromptu trip to Virginia to spend Passover with my parents...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 4M ago

Like an echo, like a photograph

I miss pictures.Ya know? Real pictures. The ones that are printed out on shiny photo paper...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 4M ago

The summer of love

The sun was shining and the air felt pleasantly warm, but not too hot, as I walked across the street and into the YMCA to pick up the kids. It's already mid-June, but there's always a feeling of "already?" when summer weather finally hits. Invariably...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 4M ago

Loosening and untying

Hi.It's been awhile, I know. And I'm not sure why.Normally, I feel like I have things I want to write about - things I'm thinking about, things I'm experiencing. I have done this for almost ...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 5M ago

Twenty

Dear Emma,Today is your twentieth birthday.This one is hitting me hard. The big roundness ...
Wendy's Excellent Adventure · 7M ago

Tell me about it, dude

When Zeke was in his room getting dressed this morning, he pulled out the old "all about me" poster than Jason and I made for a daycare project when he was still a baby in Hawaii. It had bee...