Letters to Camille

Letter to Camille: 114 Months

Hello sweet girl and Happy 114 Months to you! We are back in the land of Pura Vida, and right now you’re at school where it is “Spirit Week.” Crazy Hair Day yesterday involved 5 ponytails. Today you… Read More

Letter to Camille: 113 Months

Hello sweet girl and Happy 113 Months! Could this be the latest I’ve ever been getting your letter written? Perhaps. But I don’t think you’ll be too hard on me – a whirlwind would not adequately describe these… Read More

Letter to Camille: 112 Months

Happy 112 Months to my sweet girl, who is currently crooning “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” while her Daddy plays guitar. This song has been a favorite of yours lately, and you spent quite a long time this morning… Read More

Letter to Camille: 111 Months

Hello sweet girl, and Happy 111 Months to you! Right now, you are in Costa Rica, hosting a sleepover with your friend from Sweden, watching a movie from Japan.  How international of you – I love it!  This… Read More

Letter to Camille: 110 Months

Hello sweet girl, my temporary tica! I have so much I want to say to you, it’s hard to know where to begin recounting your transition into life here in Costa Rica. Your father and I were holding… Read More

Letter to Camille: 109 Months

Good morning sweet Camille, or “Camilla” as everyone seems to call you here. This is my first letter to you from our temporary home in Nosara, Costa Rica, a place you most certainly did not want to call… Read More

Letter to Camille: 9 Years Old!

Happy birthday to you, my sweet 9 year old girl! Tonight you are sound asleep, exhausted, happy, and completely waterlogged.  Your birthday party yesterday was a hit. We’d been planning it for months, ever since that weekend back… Read More

Letter to Camille: 107 Months

Hello sweet Camille, my pipa, and Happy 107 months! Right now you’re off on a movie date with your Daddy, wrapping up a great weekend of swimming, horseback riding and … learning Spanish.  About that… In the last… Read More

Letter to Camille: 106 Months

Happy 106 months, love (8 days behind, but who’s counting?)! Right now, we are mid-way through a week long beach vacation at Cape San Blas in Florida with Boo and your pal Ellanor. This is the first trip… Read More

Letter to Camille: 105 Months

Happy 105 months my sweet girl! My nature girl. My animal lover. We took a trip north to Asheville this month for spring break and a reunion with the Hensley family. You’d been excited about this trip for… Read More