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Sam as a Baby

Bittersweet Sixteen

Sixteen short years ago, he made me a mother. Now he has a driver’s license. And an adorable girlfriend. And a wicked sense of humor. And a killer smile. The world is his for the taking. Hug your babies, Mamas. And don’t blink. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYrXMZFOtOQ&utm_source=trigger&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=you_tube_ready]

Car Pulling Uhaul

Transition

When I was little, I used to get “The Feeling.” (No, not THAT feeling, Dirty Minds — that one came later.) I was probably around George’s age when I would occasionally look around and think, “I’m not supposed to be here.” It wasn’t just an out-of-sorts kind of feeling — it was an all-out I’m-living-an-altered-existence-and-these-aren’t-my-people …

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