Category Archives: birthday

Cheers, Chelle

Today my youngest little sister turns 21. In my mind there are actually two Chelles. There is the pretty obnoxious youngest sister I thought I had for so many years. The one who always seemed to have her hair in … Continue reading

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Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain?

I had a birthday a few weeks back. As is our tradition, my sisters and I got together for dinner for my birthday. As is also our tradition, we relied on Felicia to arrange everything. When she first broached the … Continue reading

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Give me a “B” …

Today is my little sister’s birthday. I can’t believe she’s already 27. I remember going to see her in the hospital when she was born. Of course, I also remember going to see her in the hospital when she had … Continue reading

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On being an old person

I realize I’m not actually an old person yet. I also realize the definition of an old person is completely relative. To my son, I’m an old person. To the cute little girls who gave me a tour of the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Baby Sister

My baby sister turned 27 today. No, I don’t mean the youngest one. I’m actually talking about my oldest little sister, Carina. By the time my younger two sisters were born, I no longer went to stay with my dad, … Continue reading

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41 fun facts about Toby

1. He’s Steele’s father. 2. The picture at the top of this post is one of my all time favorites (yes, that is more about me than Toby, but the picture is of him. That counts, right?). 3. He’s from … Continue reading

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My favorite nephew

My favorite nephew turns 5 today. A little bundle of joy and endless energy since birth. I love the kids spirit. He’s funny, adventurous, fearless (almost too fearless), fun to be around and a genius (he’s got good genes). I’ve … Continue reading

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Best of both worlds

I have four younger sisters. I’m also an only child. In this respect, I get the best of both worlds. I have four wonderful sisters to grow up and old with and I get to have my mom all to … Continue reading

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The worst day of his life … so far

This is my baby, two years ago today. It was the worst day of his life. He cried like this for at least five hours after he was born. See, still miserable. To contrast, here is me. This was absolutely … Continue reading

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A real boy

It’s hard to believe that in less than a week my baby will be a 2 year old. I think the second year went by even faster than the first. What amazes me most (and I probably shouldn’t admit this) … Continue reading

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