Tag Archives: Kittens

The One About Christmas Tree, Blue Sock, Green Sock, Red Sock, and Pur-Fur

By the end of 1982, Jacob and I started to compete for everything.  He went from being the big-eyed three and a half year-old who I shared the back bedroom with, to the kid who asked for a real baseball glove for … Continue reading

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I Love the Smell of A&D Cream in the Morning

At some time between 5 and 5:30, I hear him on the monitor; not a hearty cry, but a sustained whimpering.  I roll over and ask Kris, “What time did you feed him?”   She says 4 or 3:30 or fifteen … Continue reading

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