Monthly Archives: October 2009

hump day nuggets: recover

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and (few) words about the last week So this last week has been trying. Of my endurance, my patience, my time, my person. Andy’s recovery was difficult but manageable, largely thanks to our friends and his mom’s timely visit. Thank you for all of the well wishes. And then, one week in, on Monday, way too much blood and clot the size of Margot’s fist were in our kitchen sink … Continue reading hump day nuggets: recover →
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hump day nuggets: I’m rich

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and (few) words about the last week Well geez. I cannot believe the outpouring of love this week while my man is all dopey, and quite funny, on painkillers…child care, pots of soup, text, phone and facebook love. How did I end up so lucky and isn’t it remarkable that the week I have been dreading is turning out to be one of my most favorite weeks ever. A week … Continue reading hump day nuggets: I’m rich →
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hump day nuggets: ebb

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and (few) words about the last week I had hoped for more a slow, lumbering-into-second-kid few months but, yo, Life has a different agenda. We have been really nuts over here and without going into gnarly details a lot has to do with Andy’s bike accident in 8th grade and subsequent 19 years of mouth surgeries that is currently landing us with monthly surgeries to get his pearly whites and … Continue reading hump day nuggets: ebb →
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and the first….

Snow! A bit early this year and the surprise was a lovely one this morning. Sunflowers hang their heads with heavy snow bonnets. Chickens are cuddling, boots dug out of the closet. An extra cup of coffee and extra long time in pjs. And then tea. Sudden need to finish up all that canning and freezing and sudden overwhelming desire to meet the 17-inch kid in my stretching midsection. A good day to have off from work with my family.
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hump day nuggets: what fall looks like

hump day nuggets: little bits of the season in photos and (few) words about the last week Behind my midwife’s office are four trees dripping with fruit. Unsprayed and beautiful. And when I inquired about the plight of the fruit she said, have at it. Oh sweet music to my ears. A friend and I picked and picked and picked and you couldn’t even tell we had been there. I got 20 pounds of plums, 35 pounds of pears and … Continue reading hump day nuggets: what fall looks like →
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