Archive for November, 2008

Grandma McKinlay
Sunday, November 16th, 2008

My grandmother passed away a week ago, at 97 years old. Doesn’t really matter that we’ve been preparing for that event for a few years now, and I probably said my “last goodbye” to her about three times, her actual passing was still an emotional experience. As we head into the business of saying goodbye […]

Uneasiness
Friday, November 14th, 2008

Like most writers I know, I keep a running narration in my mind of the events around me. Not so much a Scrubs-like monologue (yes, Scrubs would be my new addiction–after Arrested Development, it’s my new hilarious discovery…thanks Mel!), but more like an internal editorial. A how-would-I-write-about-this sort of internal narration. But, also like a […]

Knight Family Travels, Part I
Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

About a year ago, I told a friend at work that I was expecting a baby. She and I have gone on work-related trips from Houston to Halifax together. Her first response was, “That’s going to be one well-traveled baby.” In September, Jesse spent a week in Ottawa for a training class. Addie and I […]