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Letter to My Husband: On Our Tenth Wedding Anniversary

Dear Charles, When Charlie was younger and beginning to ask questions about the world, he’d point to your wedding ring and ask, “What’s that?” “Mommy,” you’d say, with tenderness. “This means Mommy.” For 10 years, you and I have worn these rings, which represent … Continue reading

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Celebrating Five Years

Each year on our anniversary, Charles and I drive across town to visit the place where we were married – The Thursday Club. Last year, I was 11 months pregnant and very, very fat (also, I apparently had a horrid … Continue reading

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The Missing Grandfather

Cristina: There’s a club. The Dead Dads Club. And you can’t be in it until you’re in it. You can try to understand, you can sympathize. But until you feel that loss… George: I don’t know how to exist in … Continue reading

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