Letters to Camille

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

Letter to Camille: 104 Months

Happy 104 months to you, my best girl, and happy spring! I love the way each season carries with it milestones from year to year – benchmarks to measure growth. I often find myself saying things like, “Is… Read More