Next step

Next step

January 8, 2017 Dear Reva, What a year 2016 was. And I don’t mean that in a good way. I started writing to you several times, most recently the day after the US election. Like so many women I know, I sat glued to the television, elation fading to faint hope fading to...
Love, Unexpectedly

Love, Unexpectedly

August 1, 2016 Dear Reva, I have so many conversations with you in my head that don’t make it onto paper. Sometimes it’s because life intervenes, and intervenes again. But recently it’s been for a different reason entirely. I’ve been feeling shy. Our letters are...
High School, Revisited

High School, Revisited

May 31, 2016 Dear Reva, I love, selfishly, that we’ve moved to a more organic structure for our letters in Year 2 (meaning that we write when we feel like it, and not on a weekly schedule), but I am conscious of how much time passes between letters when I’m not...
When Moms Get Sick

When Moms Get Sick

April 21, 2016 Dear Reva, Things at my end have been quite dramatic lately. We’ve said many times that moms can’t get sick.  But I did.  I’ve been ill with an infection – so ill that I ended up in hospital. And while in hospital, I caught another infection...
Enjoy the ride

Enjoy the ride

March 22, 2016 Dear Reva, Between your travels and mine, it has been a month since you had a letter from me. It reminds me that the weekly back and forth is better, because there is too much to cover! I loved your glam photos from Washington. Actually, I love...