Open Letters:

From Me to Some of Everyone

Tag: family

In an open letter to my younger son,

“That last diaper was a crime! Yet, I’m strangely impressed. In other words, I’ve taken a picture.”

In an open letter to her brother on Father’s Day,

“Dude, I have seen you do things that I don’t know that I would have the inner strength, and the grace to do myself. I admire you for this. I hope you have the best of Father’s Days.”

In an open letter to family tree searching,

“What have you done to me, genealogy? I find myself sucked in for hours at a time. Who have I become?”

In an open letter to her sister-in-law,

“I hope that you’re having a wonderful birthday. I also hope that you’re doing something that makes you laugh. You’re one of the people on this planet who I believe loves to laugh just as much as I do. I appreciate that about you. Also, I hope you had something delicious. May you have many […]

In an open letter to her boyfriend,

“Watching you teach my son how to play Gran Tourismo = priceless. Cute, cute, cute! Both of you!”

In an open letter to her son,

“Was that remark about the spaghetti being ‘too slippery’ an underhanded remark about how I failed to achieve al dente?”

In an open letter to her son,

“If you dink around and take forever to do your homework, I will not feel bad at all when you complain at bedtime that you didn’t get to do anything that you wanted. Exhibit A = tonight….”

In an open letter to her son,

“I am glad that you are reading, but when you read aloud, it makes it virtually impossible for me to read. It’s frustrating!”

In an open letter to her cousin,

“Happy Birthday! I hope you’ve had a great one. I’m so glad that social networking has given me the chance to get to know you a bit better. I’m also glad, Richard, that you don’t call yourself Dick. I don’t know if I could bring myself to say, ‘my cousin, Dick.” Thanks for that. Ciao!”

In an open letter to her dad,

“Happy Birthday, Dad! My whole childhood, I was very (overly?) excited about the fact that your birthday is exactly 7 weeks after mine. 7 is a lucky number, you know! I admit that I remain tickled by this. I hope you have a great day, and a great year!  Love you!”