Archive for March, 2008

He yis what he yis (WeePreggoQuote #7)

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Positioning my hand on the belly:  “Did you feel that?” “Coffee’s like his spinach!” (For all you anti-caffeine-during-pregnancy-nistas, we’re talking about a half cup, no more.  Back off and let my wife get a little pleasure out of life!)

A call down from the bedroom (WeePreggoQuote #6)

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

“Baby wants to say good morning. “Oh, and can you bring me some coffee?”

The inside

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

is, if not bigger, than certainly busier than the outside. Aside from some shall-we-call-it-bellyswell? everything looks relatively calm from this side of the epidermal barrier. On the other all manner of hijinks may be occurring, for all we know. We are starting to get a sense that something’s going on in there. AL can feel […]

Scritchy (WeeQuote #6)

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Stiffly:  “My head is not a scratching post.” Sheepishly lifting arm away:  “Ooop.”

Amen (WeeQuote #5)

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Dear tony happy birthday This is a happy birthday Card. I hope we give You a present next year Love , maggie

Twenny

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Yesterday was 20 weeks of living in a state of gestationalism so at the urging of our cat Chaka we decided to make a visual record. This would normally be considered the halfway point, but if we can keep the fraction to anything under two thirds we’ll be ecstatic. Compare and contrast is always fun. […]

Happy birthday (WeePreggoQuote #5)

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

“You know, I’ve got a lot going on right now, pressure at work, being pregnant, worrying about preeclampsia. I really don’t think it’s reasonable for you to add to my stress right now by turning 40.”

Gazing down fondly (WeePreggoQuote #4)

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

“I think he liked The Vagina Monologues.”

Flavor

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

By the way, it’s a boy.

What my S.O. would call a ridiculous long post

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Four weeks ago Tuesday AL and I got a phone call that played a large part in why the blog’s been so quiet for so long. It’s been a bit of a process to rev ourselves back up again, to start blinking free from the blinding, mesmerizing glare of Sudden Scary News. The day before […]

While we’re on the subject

Friday, March 7th, 2008

of my brother. Thirty-four years ago today my sister and I got bundled off to a neighbor’s house, while my parents took off for the hospital to pop out their own third little bundle of fill in the blank depending on the day and the mood! I used to sit on his chest, hold his […]

Who

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Ain’t right how long it’s been since my last post. More on why in a bit. First things first. A week ago today, on Leap Day how about that, AL and I found ourselves in receipt of a brand new baby grephew. (As my brother described him, “a modest little guy which must explain why […]