I want everything to stop. I want to remember. It’s a quote from Ken Dryden and I chose it as my yearbook quote 20 years before I became a father, and how prescient of a quote it was.
They grow up so fast. You hear it so often from more experienced parents that you never really believe it. Until the day you do. My little boys are becoming big boys. Wow, does time fly.
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There are smells and tastes that bring me back to my grandmother’s house. The stale smell of cardboard from her closet that was stacked with board games. The fragrant aroma of sausage, thyme, and sage when making turkey stuffing. This weekend, biting into a Swiss Roll, I was instantly 8 years old again sitting at her kitchen table.