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Archive for March, 2010

One of us — and I won’t name names, but it’s definitely me — is sort of a sucker for new products, particularly those that boast technological breakthroughs or purport to make life easier in any way.

This is why we have the Bounce® Bar in our dryer … yet we continue to use dryer sheets because of an increase in static electricity that seemed to correlate with the switch. It’s also why we once owned four super-absorbent orange chamois cloths (this was pre-ShamWow!™, but it’s the same concept, and in my defense, the in-store demo was INCREDIBLE). And then there was that contraption that was supposed to re-seal potato chip bags, which was awesome if you like the smell of burning potato chip bags, but didn’t do much to keep the chips fresh.

That should be all the evidence you need as to why I intend to stay far, far away from the baby registry, lest we should fill each of our 1,600 square feet with baby junk.
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It’s a …

… beautiful day in my neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor.

Oh, hey neighbor. What? You were expecting something else?

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To find out or not to find out, that is the question.

Not since the debate on health care reform have the folks on two sides of a debate been so certain theirs was such an obviously correct viewpoint.
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We’re halfway there!

I can’t decide if that seems unbelievable because we should be farther along or because we should have longer to go. On the one hand, it seems so long ago that Megan shook me awake and thrust that pee-stick in my blurry line of sight, but on the other hand it occurs to me that we have so much left to do to prepare for the big day.

I mean, if I can’t find time to prepare the lawn and landscaping for spring, how the hell am I going to be ready for a baby in 140 days (give or take a few)?
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Exploding sensory development! As big as a large heirloom tomato! Now with vernix caseosa!

But wait, there’s more!
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The questions, I suspect, are mostly rhetorical, though I always provide the obvious answer.

“Why do I feel so huge?” (Even though her “baby bump,” as the kids on E! call it, hasn’t begun to show to the general public.)

“Why am I so tired?” (Because you got up to pee 17 times last night?)

“Why are my muscles sore?” (Karma for wanting Canada to win hockey gold, I’d guess.)
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