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So much has happened since I posted last! Our biggest news is that we had a son on April 9, 2018, after five long years. Below are some of my favorite pictures and memories from the first five months of his sweet life.

Here are some of the latest:



He’s learning to crawl now — and he’s so close!


Backing up a bit. My favorites from his first month:


Favorites from Month 2:


Month 3 — his palm has a little heart on it:


Month 4 (with a special guest star in his “4 Months” photo, a little girl named Allie whom I was watching at the time):


Month 5:


Life is good ❤

UPDATE (November 12): Our little man is 7 months now, crawling everywhere, cruising, babbling, eating ANYTHING we put in front of him, and generally so sweet and wonderful we can hardly believe how the stars blessed us. Here are some more recent favorite pics:

I’m also fundraising for Rania and her family one last time. You can read more about their situation and donate here, or feel free to Paypal money to

Or contact me about how to mail a check or send money directly to her via Western Union.

Thanks so much! ❤


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Books I Love

A Doctor in Galilee,
by Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh

The Hour of Sunlight, by Sami al Jundi and Jen Marlowe

The Goldstone Report, edited by Adam Horowitz, Lizzy Ratner, and Philip Weiss

Mornings in Jenin, by Susan Abulhawa

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, by Ilan Pappe

Zabelle, by Nancy Kricorian

Cosmos, by Carl Sagan

Impro, by Keith Johnstone

Improv Wisdom,
by Patricia Ryan Madson

Walden and Civil Disobedience, by Henry David Thoreau

To Kill a Mockingbird,
50th Anniversary Edition,
by Harper Lee