Category Archives: Daddy

A Banner Day

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, It’s been more than three months since my last letter. There were many times I’d think of something I wanted to memorialize for you, but then I’d get distracted by the demands of life with two … Continue reading

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For the record

Dear Peanut, Last night, as soon as we finished dinner, you excitedly asked Daddy, “can we do the dishes?” It’s likely there will come a time when you grumble and try to get out of this particular chore, but it’s … Continue reading

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How we decorated the Christmas tree with Advent devotions

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Munchkin used her charming wiles to cajole Daddy into putting up the Christmas tree in early December this year, much earlier than last year. As a liturgist, Daddy has been reluctant to begin anything related to … Continue reading

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Pets are family, too: Phoebe

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Phoebe is very sweet and cuddly, and her fur is extremely soft. She hides from strangers and loud or unfamiliar noises (e.g., the ones you frequently make), but she loves being petted and will curl up … Continue reading

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The Big Bed

Dear Munchkin, Earlier this week, after the lights had been out for quite a while, you piped up for the umpteenth time. “Mama?” “No more talking.” “But this is the last, last thing. Please, Mama?” (heavy sigh) “OK. The. Last. … Continue reading

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Waiting for Butterflies

Dear Munchkin, You utterly amaze me in new and wonderful ways each day. The first time I brought you to the butterfly house, you weren’t quite ready. You were about two years old and completely freaked out by the butterflies. … Continue reading

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Halloween Candy Buy-Back

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, You were 2 and 4 years old at Halloween this year. Peanut dressed up as a puppy and Munchkin was an astronaut. We attended a Trunk-or-Treat at Daddy’s church, where you made out like bandits with … Continue reading

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