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But, yes, today, I feel a little more like…


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Last week Brene Brown, spoke what turned out to be the most tweeted quote throughout the…


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Now that the weather has turned, Ruby and are back to our routine of going for a run after I'm home for work. I strap her in the hand-me-down running stroller a friend gave us, riddle the side satchel with fruit snacks, water, maybe a baby Elmo, and off we go.

The first leg of our journey starts behind our place alongside a giant reservoir. We talk about birdies and goggies ("doggies"), and then we climb. For living in the western suburbs…


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Ruby,

Just after you were born and we had announced your name, your great-grandparents, Jack and Jo-Jo the Great, would not stop saying the phrase "Ruby Tuesday." They would sing-song it, they'd twirl as they spoke it, and I'm not sure it would be out of line if I mentioned that I thought I saw Jack the Great do a tiny jig once while he said it to you. I wouldn't say it was annoying, because I'm trying to write you a really sweet birthday…


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If you've known my wife and I for any length of time, it won't come as any surprise to know that our house is a lively one. We talk a lot, we laugh a lot, we play a lot of music. I wouldn't say it's a "quiet home."

And now we've got this 16 month old toddling about adding her two cents, which is a lot more like buckets and buckets of change clanging on the floor. The sound is glorious...and loud. Ruby's got about 20 solid words in her…