Friday morning when Jenn flipped the light switch in Penelope’s room she heard a pop. When I got home that evening I removed the globe from the ceiling fan. “Fix it daddy” Penelope said, staring at me from the doorway. “I am sweetie”. I unscrewed the first bulb. I was dismayed to find a candelabra […]
Archives for November 2012
The ink has dried on another “first” in Penelope’s life. Halloween 2012 is over, the candy mostly eaten (by me, not Penelope), and the monkey suit hangs empty, waiting for another child to dare look as cute.
Jenn and I were still in the thick of completing our adoption paperwork when we heard about a new documentary, “Somewhere Between“, about four older Chinese adoptees. There was the Facebook feed, the preview, and the buzz as parents with children from China hoped it would be shown in their town. I figured I would […]