Author Archives: The Common Wanderer
I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus from the blog. Mostly because my lens on the world has temporarily narrowed focus. I spend my days and nights with Dylan and I’m absolutely loving it. But I didn’t start this … Continue reading
Frequently, in his sleep, Dylan will smile broadly and start chuckling. He has yet to really laugh while awake, but he must be finding humor in his dreams.
It’s way too cold to take the baby out for a walk this morning (-10) and Adrian had an early physical therapy appointment so Oliver isn’t getting a morning walk. Instead, he’s passing the time reading the New Yorker in … Continue reading
Yesterday, Adrian pointed out to me that all of the mouse activity in our yard was visible under the snow. The little critters have been busy, and their thoroughfares are exposed by the slight hillocks of snow they’ve pushed up … Continue reading
Dylan hit the one month mark today and we all got presents. I figured out our sling so D. got to be carried all afternoon. This boy likes to be rocked. Adrian had physical therapy today and then joined a … Continue reading
Same same but different. That was a familiar saying along the backpacker circuit in Southeast Asia when I was traveling a decade ago and it came back to me this afternoon. Four weeks ago I was out in the woods … Continue reading
Adrian and I got married on a cold and icy day five years ago. I ducked out of work a little early and we headed down to Charlotte Town Hall just before closing. Other than a few curious people who … Continue reading
It was a frustrating early morning. I thought it would be great if Ollie and I could go for a walk and then get in the car and go home so I could go to work. Ollie thought it would … Continue reading
A quiet day today for our little family. I took Ollie for a walk in woods filled with a light cover of snow that sparkled in the cold sunlight. With a week to go ’til my due date, we didn’t … Continue reading
If you’re not actually allowed in the front seat of some specific cars, just get as close as possible. It’s practically the same thing.