Nora at Five

I really feel bad I have not been doing a better job documenting Nora’s life. Not because I think she is so incredible or special, which she is, that the world wants to know what she has been doing. But rather for me, Sharon and especially her, to someday be...

Nora and I’s Thing

Since Nora was first able to walk we have had a special thing we share together. She calls it going to the elevator. Our house sits in a historic downtown area and just down the street from us is the Crown Plaza Hotel, a.k.a. “The Grand” to locals. It was...

Pits and Whiskers: An obsession

I have been wanting to get all of this down in writing so as not to forget it all, partially because it will become awesome blackmail material somebody, and also because it is something that is a big part of Nora’s young life. Every child has his or her...

Christmas past and present.

This is Nora’s 4th Christmas. I cannot believe how fast time has gone by. And after just finishing playing “Santa” for Nora I am taking this time of stillness in the house to write some thoughts. When I was young I could never figure out why they...