Builder of Worlds

CheneyDaily Photo, Letters To Elise0 Comments

   Jill got Elise a Hello Kitty Lego set for Christmas, and at first when I poured all the pieces out and saw how many there were I didn’t think this would be something that would hold Elise’s attention.  I was wrong.  I think I could get down with Elise collecting and building cool Lego sets. I’ve always wanted one … Read More

Future Gazing

CheneyDaily Photo, Letters To Elise, Parenting3 Comments

   Do you sometimes ever look at your kid and think, holy shit, she’s going to grow up. She’s going to be a bratty teenager and a know-it-all early adult and then finally she’s going to figure shit out and actually BE an adult and that look in her eyes that you love so much, that knowing, seeing, comprehending look … Read More


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   This is probably my favorite of all the photos I’ve taken of Elise this year – maybe my favorite one ever.  I just can’t take it sometimes, how big she’s getting, how much older and mature and more beautiful every day.

Mad Skillz, Yo

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   Of course when Elise had a friend over last night they completely trashed her bedroom, so I told her that if she wanted to watch any TV after homework and dinner tonight, she would have to clean her room first.  Well, she did, and she did it very well.  This little girl is slowly but surely growing into a … Read More

Alone Things

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Tonight I did a thing I didn’t think I would ever do – I went to a movie alone. I really wanted to see the new Everest movie as soon as I saw a trailer for it, but I knew that no one would probably want to go with me. I didn’t ask anyone to go with me, I just … Read More

Not Always a Walk in the Park

CheneyDaily Photo, Letters To Elise, Parenting2 Comments

   It was a beautiful day, for the first day of fall.  I’m not one of those Pumkin People who spaz out at the thought of 50 degree mornings and PSL’s and the changing leaves because oh my fucking God WINTER IS COMING. It was a beautiful day, though. I was fresh back from a sweet vacation.  I was in … Read More