9 September 2010

Few wks in. Insanity. I overbook myself. This newspaper stuff is wonderful but it’s kicking my ass — so is having 4 preps. I want to believe that what I do matters. I want to affect kids. I think I do. I hope I do. FB wall messages let me know that they remember me more than I remember myself. The things I say that stay with them. To know all of those…

— I want to grab a hold of something that makes me feel the way you made me. Once.

— And then listening to him — trying to utter words like bird, like dog, like truck, to have a life to affect profoundly & to know it, to see the results…

Noah, 15 months, as a bird for Halloween. "Bird" was one of his first words.

Noah, 15 months, as a bird for Halloween. “Bird” was one of his first words.

 

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