Tag: Jesse

  • Birth Day

    August 22, 2008

    Well, this is it, today is the big day. It’s an odd thing to know precisely when your baby is going to be born. Not anything like I had anticipated, because you know. I mean, you deal with strange questions like: how do I dress for a delivery? Normally when things just “happen” you don’t... Read More

  • Whoa… Baby!

    January 4, 2008

    Well, those of you savvy enough to follow my Twitter notifications caught my premature notification last week that mysteriously vanished; but now I can officially say it out loud. We’re having a baby! He/she/it is due in August and I’ve got $20 says it’s twins. Jessica, of course, begs to differ. And (as if I... Read More

  • The Boy & The Girl: The Abridged Edition

    November 29, 2007

    Speaking of birthdays… When Jessica and I got engaged, I wrote a rather lengthy, sentimental account of our story up to that point entitled The Boy & The Girl. Well, there’s nothing overly nostalgic about a 24th birthday or the two-year, five-month and three week anniversary of our wedding; so I decided to celebrate Jessica’s... Read More

  • The Boy & The Girl: The Leap

    July 26, 2005

    Chapter 3: The Leap Before long, the boy and the girl made it to the cliffs. The girl did not ask about the motor boat sitting on shore. They pulled their kayak out of the water and stepped onto the mossy bank. The boy whispered something to the girl and then squeezed her hand. She... Read More

  • The Boy & The Girl: The Secret

    July 26, 2005

    Chapter 2: The Secret The boy wanted to marry the girl, but he kept it a secret. He did tell his parents, but only to ask them what they thought about the whole idea. They smiled and said yes! So the boy scratched his head and thought and thought and thought of how and when... Read More

  • The Boy & The Girl: Prelude to a Kiss

    July 26, 2005

    Chapter 1: Prelude to a Kiss Once upon a time there was a very lonely boy. “I’ll never get married.” he complained to everyone, including the girl’s parents. You see, he knew the girl’s parents very well, but did not know the girl. He had only heard about the girl, and thought she must be... Read More