Monthly Archives: October 2009

Haare

Dear Lena,  You are very lucky you are bald. Don’t ever let Mutti cut your hair…you’ll end up looking like me. Only MmGally is allowed to take a pair of scissors to hair that sprouts out of my head and … Continue reading

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to be and to have

Dear Lena,             Mutti was working on your Halloween costume today. Quite the undertaking in fur I might say. I made my dresses for the 3 high school dances I went to, I take that back…I … Continue reading

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Two?

Dear Lena,     We won the lottery. We did. We won the lottery when we got you. I don’t say this lightly, as I’m not inclined to think biology is miraculous, people have babies every day. A long story though … Continue reading

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Mail

Dear Lena,    You love to get the mail. You are not picky about the content of said mail, but you much prefer those articles addressed to you.       I tried to convince you gumming your mail open would … Continue reading

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A Funny Habit

  Dear Lena,     You do this thing with your thumb where you plant it on something then pivot your hand around it. You do it on Cheerios and pasta, you do it in the pile of Memaw and Papa’s … Continue reading

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Shadow of the Elm

Dear Lena,     On our way out of the building today, on our way to the bank to cash a check, a group of older people held the gate for us. An older man and woman were looking at buying … Continue reading

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Because H1N1 is not enough.

Dear Lena,       You really have to have croup AND an ear infection to spice up the whole swine flu thing? Really? I love you so baby bear…I love you so. Love,  Mutti

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