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labor and de(live)ry

I will probably twitter about my labor. “Heavens to Betsy, you’re going to what?!“ Please don’t judge. We have loved ones spread throughout the country who I know want to be informed of the ons-goings of my womb and the Nugget it contains. I just haven’t nailed down how much is appropriate to share yet.¬†… Read more »


not me! monday

Dear God, Could you please let this be my last pregnant “not me! Monday” for a while? Amen. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What are public assertions of our own embarrassing quirks and choices good for if not laughter? Also, if the laughter resulting from my “not” confessions is equal to or greater than the amount of embarrassment I… Read more »


pro bono

Uncle Sam gave me a day off of work today, and I wanted to pay his generosity forward somehow.¬†¬† I cannot grant you a holiday from work or children or basement remodels, but I can give you some happiness in the form of responding to questions. Specifically, questions about the jitter-inducing iced chai that I… Read more »



Please excuse me while I climb out from under all of the traffic of fellow bloggers who visited yesterday! By some stroke of genius twist of fate total fluke, I posted a link to my blog and was the first in line on the blog of the famed Not Me Monday creator, MckMama. Then, WHAM…. Read more »