Adelina had her dance recital this weekend, and it was intense — she was at the studio three hours every evening (they got Friday off thankfully!) and then spent essentially all day Saturday at the venue. But it was worth it: Adelina worked so hard — and pushed through some major “I don’t want to”s…… Continue reading The end of another year of dance
Je n’ai pas eu d’obsèques ou d’adieux, donc il faudra que ces quelques mots suffisent. Mon oncle Charles est décédé la semaine dernière – la leucémie a eu raison de lui, et cela me parait trop injuste qu’il guérisse d’un premier cancer pour finalement mourir d’un deuxième quelques années plus tard. Charles, je l’adorais. A…… Continue reading Some words for my uncle
Gabriel is our Las Vegas baby: I found out I was pregnant with him shortly after we moved here, then survived a long, very hot pregnancy during a Vegas summer (thank heaven for pools!) and then delivered him, moved again, went to France for Christmas, started a new job, then entered a worldwide pandemic… Fun…… Continue reading We have a two year old! (again)
We have something wonderful to share: after four and a half years of clubfoot treatment and visits to Shriners Hospital for Children, we had another follow-up visit. Watch the video to see what happened! https://youtu.be/XmqkmwV-p4Q We are finally done with boots and bar! I went into this appointment fully expecting to have to wait another…… Continue reading Four and a half years of clubfoot treatment: the end of boots and bar!
My grandfather died this week, at the ripe age of 100 years old. The Albert DeLucien I knew was simultaneously a big tough guy and a kind, funny, caring grandfather. My family and I lived in Virginia from the time I was 5-10 years old, so that is where I formed the bulk of my…… Continue reading XOXO, Semper Fi, Grampa