matters of the heart.

I woke up this morning to big brown eyes staring at me. A round little body in dinosaur footie pajamas sprawled on my pillow. Soft, chubby fingers gently touching my face. I spent this cold February morning under warm blankets, cuddling with an astonishingly cute and incredibly curious 18-month-old. I changed a couple of dreadfully […]

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8-15

Today, a little boy startled from a bad dream, placed his head on my chest and whimpered until I sang him back to sleep. Today, I woke up for the 46th morning with an ocean separating me from home. Today, I will find out when I can bring Joseph home. Today is 8-15. Today is […]

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