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I can bunny hop

Dear Js,
love the new bike
new world of pain
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Day 1 – rode bike back from seller. Rear shifter pall was gummed up, didn’t shift down. Didn’t matter, I didn’t change gears once. Seller said front might have slow leak. I think he

“I am a bad boy”

Dear Js,
Abu left.
On the way to the airport:
J: “Mama, I don’t want Abu to leave us.”
Abu silent
j: “I’m feeling a little sleepy”
closed eyes
J: “but then you won’t be able to say goodbye to Abu.”
j: “at least I

We’re home :) (+ happy birthday mama!)

Dear Js,
Buying a house felt like a scam. You sign papers that say you’re buying a house. But no house. You wire money into a stranger’s bank account. Still no house. It’s a lot of waiting, punctuated by “urgent! time sensitive!” demands from the

First pedals

Dear Js,
Guess what! Today is a day with another first.
Day 1:

Day 2:

Day 3:

It was interesting.
The first thing I did before even loading it up into our trunk was take the training wheels off. I told you that the wheels

“When a rock is aimed at you, no umbrella can protect you”

Dear Js,
Mama and I had our first adult night out in a few years. Abu covered for us. Mama said, “I feel like a teenager, just that instead of sneaking away from my parents I’m sneaking away from my children XD. Oh goodness, after

Mama’s hero week

Dear Js,
The letter today will be mostly about mama. I know, what a relief, right? Yea yea, I get tired of me too.
Anyway, we pulled you from your daycare ~2 weeks ago. Mama wanted you home before your new school started to have

Success trick: always try two equally hard things at the same time

Dear Js,

Mama’s starting a new evening routine – Crossfit. The video above is of one of the more pleasant nights. But the other night, she left a little later because she had to go I guess. I was tired from work and I got