Letters to Madelyne

The Tallest Waves Up To Our Teensy Toes

The Tallest Waves Up To Our Teensy Toes

Dear Aunt Steph, Merry Birthday and Merry Christmas! We’re writing you from Kentucky, and I have a Disney ball, Disney Barbies and a Hello Kitty CD player from Santa! He brought them all the way down here! And I have a giant pencil, but it’s not from Santa. It’s from a truck stop. How are […]


Five Hundred Million

Five Hundred Million

My sweet, sweet Madelyne, Today you turned five years old. I don’t really need to tell you this since the second you picked up the phone this morning you said, “It’s my birthday Aunt Steph. I am five.” I honestly don’t know how this happened. In fact, I remember when Mommy & Daddy and I […]


Chopsticks

Chopsticks

Dear Aunt Steph, Thank you, oh thank you, Aunt Steph! I really, really like my new chopsticks. I love them! They’re my favorite. Now if anyone comes over, they can have any spoon or any fork they want because now I have these chopsticks. I would love it if you could come and see me […]


Corresponding with a 4-year-old

Corresponding with a 4-year-old

Dear Aunt Steph, Hello from Niles Beach! It looks rainy. I think it looks a little nice. I wanted to buy this card for you. I named the swans “Heidi” and “Aunt Steph” because they were hugging. And you guys are friends. I don’t see any swans on Niles Beach today. I need the binoculars. […]