• Goodbye, New York City

Goodbye, New York City

January 24, 2018

in family, life changes, new york city, reflection

Brendan and I moved to 114th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem as newlyweds on June 15, 2013, after three-and-a-half years together in Sydney. We moved to NYC because we needed to be somewhere that was close to family but that also gave us room to grow in our young marriage and to re-identify […]

Newborn girl sleeping

My Girl

July 13, 2017

in baby, family, life changes, parenthood, reflection

“You’re so cute!” These are the first words I spoke to my daughter outside of the womb. The minute the doctor put her on my chest, I saw the most adorable little girl I’ve ever seen. A few minutes later, she repaid my compliment by pooping all over my arm to the collective “Woah!” of […]