Happy stress day to us (Letter 012)

Selfie detail of a very tired Papa Zesser, 2020-04-19.

In which Papa Zesser looks back on 244 days of his darling Baobao’s life, and is forced to consider how lucky he and Raven have been – because yesterday was a hard day indeed. Click the headline above to read more …

Plague Diary #001 (Letter #006)

Baby holds bottle by nipple to show she is full

In which Papa Zesser acknowledges the plague of Covid-19 and his own, relatively privileged position.

While others are suffering greatly, we have so far been only inconvenienced.

(And pictured here is Asta indicating she wants no more milk by carefully cupping the nipple with her palm.)

Pondering Privilege, 1.0

Photo of cookies made with green onions.

In which Papa Zesser is told he has never been loved more.

And wonders why it is that he is being so appreciated for, it seems to him, simply trying to be a decent partner.