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Ben on Thoughtfulness

It has been a very stressful summer for me, and one afternoon I couldn’t help but cry. I did it in the kitchen, and tried to be quiet, but Ben heard me anyway. He very quietly came in and handed … Continue reading

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Ben on Boredom

Ben has discovered the concept of boredom, but does not yet know the words to describe it. He had just watched an episode of Futurama, and asked to watch the same episode again. After asking that he was sure he … Continue reading

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A Room with a View

For over a week now, Ben has been sleeping in his own room at night, all night!  Hooray! Naps are less consistent – he’d been napping in his bed most of the time, but after sleeping in his room at … Continue reading

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Ring Christmas Bells

I will be playing both handbells and oboe at this concert.  Come on out, enjoy an hour of Christmas music, and then join us for cookies!  The concert is free and open to the public, though donations will be accepted.  … Continue reading

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Uncle Steve

On Monday, my uncle Steve was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which had spread to other systems, including his bones. On Thursday, he was sent home, put under the care of hospice nurses, and told that he had three to six … Continue reading

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Adventures in Eating

Okay, so, no, this isn’t a post about Ben’s first birthday. I’ll get that up, I will, but this little incident just needed to be shared. I’ve learned by now that if I plan on eating yogurt while Ben is … Continue reading

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08/09/09

My baby is due to arrive one month from today. One month. 31 days. I can’t decide if I feel ready or not. I really just don’t know quite what to expect. I mean, I’ve taken classes, I’ve read books, … Continue reading

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