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Update

Been quiet a long time on here. Guess I have some catching up to do. First, I’m still pregnant. Here I am a week and a half ago, at 25 1/2 weeks. Pregnancy has been really wonderful so far, no … Continue reading

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Meet Magical Mister Mephistopheles

Here is Meph (short for Mephistopheles), the Professor’s cat, my step-cat, voicing his complaints to our unborn son. For several weeks now, Sprout has had hearing, and no doubt he’s heard Meph’s loud, loud wailing. We’re hoping this means Sprout … Continue reading

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Naming Sprout

We got to see Sprout last week in an ultrasound. I think he looks just like his daddy. That’s right, we learned that he is a boy! The picture we have proving that seems a bit too graphic to put … Continue reading

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Me and the Beanstalk

Here’s my torso, at eighteen weeks pregnant. Sprout is really starting to take off, and I think the evident growth from here on out is going to be pretty fast. Everything seems to be going well. I’m enjoying a reprieve … Continue reading

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Home Again

I was away from the internet for a while. Sometimes it was hard. But mostly, it was kind of nice to have a break. I am toying with the idea of not going back to Facebook. But then just now … Continue reading

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Water, Lots and Lots of Water

While the Professor’s folks and sister were here for Thanksgiving, we all went to the aquarium. They’d all been before but it was my first trip and I absolutely loved it. I know I’m the last person in the state … Continue reading

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Buns in the Oven

The other day I decided to try making cinnamon rolls from scratch. I’d seen pictures in the red-and-white-checked Better Homes and Gardens cookbook and was intrigued. So I mixed up the dough, rolled it out, and spread it with melted … Continue reading

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Falling

About a week ago, the Professor had a fall break, so we went camping. He picked the Pisgah National Forest, where we enjoyed the colors of the leaves. We set up our fancy new giant tent. The top opens so … Continue reading

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Ten-to-Go Wine Release Party

Just over a week ago, my generous cousins brought us to New York to help them celebrate at their wine release party. My cousin Bill and his friends Ed and Fred started a winery almost ten years ago, called Ten-to-Go, … Continue reading

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The Art of Beeing

I went to a beekeeping class at the Oakhurst Community Garden, and now I would love love love to start an apiary. My neighborhood may not allow chickens, but I bet there’s no rule against bees. Here are the hives … Continue reading

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