And Miles to go Before We Sleep. . .
My little Emma was born 12 years ago today in her typical dramatic fashion.
Two days later, Barack Obama was sworn in as president. We didn't have a television, so I asked the hospital if we could stay a little longer on "checkout" day so we could watch his inauguration with our kids. I didn't vote for Obama, but I knew it was a deeply important day and I wanted our little family to witness it together.
I remember driving on the back roads in Virginia once and a truck ca