Monthly Archives: December 2012

On Vacation

For those used to checking in on “Rochat, Can You See?”, I’m presently on vacation and will be back to work on New Year’s Eve. So no column this week, but I’ll be ready to return next week with redoubled … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Time for the Innocents

“I love you.” They’ve always been the last words I say to Heather as I leave. Sometimes whispered into a darkened bedroom. Sometime called over the shoulder in a hurried dash. But always there. It’s partly an inheritance from my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Letter to Gil (or, A Visit Before St. Nicholas)

To my nephew the giggler, known also as Gil, I know you’re a wiggler, who can hardly sit still, And hey, who can blame you? The season’s in town, With the trees and bright lights, and (please?) snow on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Simple Brilliance

Riley’s two-year old face lit up in delight, as brilliant as the Christmas tree in front of it. “Oh-kay-kay!” she declared, bestowing her highest compliment. And with that, the slightly worn plastic tree with its strings of carefully untangled colored … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment