Letters to Camille

Letter to Camille: 124 Months

Hello sweet girl and Happy 124 Months to you! Right now you are in bed, feeling deflated and sad because you have to take a holiday break from your youth orchestra group. Today was your fall concert, and your… Read More

Letter to Camille: 123 Months

Hello sweet girl, and Happy 123 months to you! These last several weeks – well, they haven’t been our easiest. Nothing horrible, nothing life-shattering and all is good when viewed with perspective … but not our smoothest sailing… Read More

Letter to Camille: 122 Months

Hello sweet girl and Happy 122 months! Tomorrow is a big day for us – the day we purchase our next family home. After more than a year of wandering, we are ready for roots. For nesting. For… Read More

Letter to Camille: 121 Months

Hello sweet girl and Happy 121 months! Tonight there is an alien-looking reddish glow radiating from the cracks around your bedroom door. And inside your bedroom, there is an alien-looking creature fast asleep under her red basking light…. Read More

Letter to Camille: Happy 10 Years!

Happy happy 10th birthday, my love! Happy double digits! Happy first decade to my favorite girl. Several years ago you coined the phrase “birthday season,” reasoning that birthdays should be celebrated on more than just one day. We… Read More

Letter to Camille: 119 Months

Happy 119 Months, my love! This post, as a reflection of our days now, is full of “lasts.” This is the last time I’ll write to you in Costa Rica, as we’ll be back in Savannah next month…. Read More

Letter to Camille: 118 Months

Hello SweetPea and Happy 118 months! Today was a normal school day for you – just another Thursday, with six more Thursdays until you’re out of school (but who is counting?). This is a great travesty to you,… Read More

Letter to Camille: 117 Months

Happy 117 months, sweet girl! My talented violist. My reality TV show star. We’ve had a lot going on this past month – where to start? When last I wrote to you, we were beginning our 3 week… Read More

Letter to Camille: 116 Months

Hello sweet girl and happy 116 months! Right now it’s 66 degrees outside, so naturally you are in fuzzy, footie pajamas under a fleece blanket on the couch. I don’t think I broke a sweat today, and that’s… Read More

Letter to Camille: 115 Months

Hello sweet girl – Happy 115 Months! Right now you’re watching the Teen Titans cartoon with your Daddy – something you guys do most every night before bed. We have a routine – you and your Daddy watch… Read More