Birth, Family, Love, Memories, Our Daughter, Our Son, Parenthood, Personal, photo

Mother’s Day Memories

On my first Mother's Day I was carrying a photo with me of Sebastian in an incubator, connected to machines, as I was waiting for the second bus that would take us to the hospital to see him. We ran into one of Ali's previous work colleagues and despite a photo in which my baby… Continue reading Mother’s Day Memories

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Activism, Family, Love, Memories, Michigan, Personal

Journeys

'The Journey in the Destination' — Dan Eldon I have had that quote as my email signature for years. My first email password was journies, spelled incorrectly (don't worry, I don't use that anymore!). I first read Dan Eldon’s journal while still in college, just 3 or 4 years after he had died. It inspired… Continue reading Journeys

Bikes!, Childhood Memories, Family, Love, Memories, Michigan, Personal, Sibling Love, Toronto, Writing

Bicycles and Memories.

I've had a lot of time to think about what happened. After two plus days in bed one thing is certain, our bed isn't that comfortable. I wasn't being over confident. If anything just relaxed. Happy to be out in the sunshine. The freedom of a night with other adults ahead of me. I took… Continue reading Bicycles and Memories.

Creativity, India, Love, Marriage, Memories, Nepal, Personal, Photos, Travel

Throwback Thursday: Post 1000

So this is here it all began...Free As Trees. Blogging. 11 years ago this month.     The rest of the post. This was my first real blog post. 11.5 years ago I met a boy who encouraged me to write my thoughts on the inter webs. Before digital cameras were the norm and photos were developed on… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Post 1000