All posts by Diana Dionne

Diana Dionne

About Diana Dionne

I’m Diana Dionne, a Caribou native now living in the country in Androscoggin County, married to another Aroostook County transplant. A former communications professional, I now am a freelance writer, and spend my days communicating (or attempting to communicate), with my identical two year old twin boys, Calvin and Abel.

The Curls Conundrum

I’m not sure exactly when the boys’ wispy dark baby hair transformed into silky blond curls, but I know that I am infatuated with them. And I’m not alone.  They are the topic of many comments (and often touches) from everyone they meet.  These curls also sometimes elicit the comment, “What pretty girls!” The first […]

For the Nurses

When the boys were born, we were in the hospital for eight days. That isn’t long if you are on vacation, or even going about a work week, but it felt like at least a month had passed in that room. And I know we were lucky.  Our twins were born less than four weeks […]

Christmas Tree Compromise

A real tree has always been a huge part of the holiday for my family and me. When I was growing up, it was picking out the perfect one at our friend’s tree farm. When we had our first place together, it was watching Jason lug a tree down Brighton Ave. and up the stairs […]