Letters to Camille

Letter to Camille: 85 Months

Hello big girl and happy 85 months! When I first started writing letters to you, it made sense to count months. That’s how you mark time for infants. “Oh, she’s 4 months old!” or “She is 18 months!”… Read More

Letter to Camille: 7 Years Old!

Happy birthday to you, my sweet seven-year-old girl! My girl who referred to herself the other day as “almost a teenager.” Whoa there, you need to slow down! Seven is plenty big enough for now. When I wrote… Read More

Letter to Camille: 83 Months

My sweet girl. My Costa Rican pipa. What adventures we have had this month, and are still having!!  First of all, this was the month all your Jedi dreams came true. Disney World’s Hollywood Studios hosts a series… Read More

Letter to Camille: 82 Months

Hello sweet bear, and happy 82 Months! Or rather, happy SIX-AND-THREE-QUARTERS, as you are quick to remind us. Your seventh year is quickly coming to a close, and I’m not too keen to let it go. Just see… Read More

Letter to Camille: 81 Months

Happy 81 Months to you, my best girl! You’re upstairs in bed, and it wouldn’t surprise me if you’re tossing and turning, trying to solve a most interesting dilemma: how to best safely transport your beloved deer skull… Read More

Letter to Camille: 80 Months

Hello sweet girl – my 80-month-old, snaggle-toothed girl. Or perhaps I should say “thnaggle-toothed,” because your missing front tooth has given you a little bit of a lisp. It’s adorable.  Oh how you loved to torment me with… Read More

Letter to Camille: 79 Months

Hello sweet girl and Happy 79 Months! As I type this, the three of us are on the couch, and you’re snuggled up to Daddy watching an episode of “Star Wars: Clone Wars.” You are several months deep… Read More

Letter to Camille: 78 Months

Happy 78 Months my sweet girl! This is one of those letters. One of those, “where do I begin and how do I fit it all in?” kind of letters.  So I’ll just start at the beginning. When… Read More

Letter to Camille: 77 Months

Hello sweet girl and happy 77 months! Right now you’re in the backseat of the car, playing Scribblenauts on the iPad while we make our way across South Carolina, then North Carolina, and finally into Tennessee. We’re headed… Read More

Letter to Camille: 76 Months

I’m writing this letter as I sit next to you on an airplane, Boston-bound for the Thanksgiving holiday. You’re flipping through a dinosaur activity book, but primarily you’re trying very hard to stay awake. We got up around… Read More