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The answer to life, the universe, and everything is NOT 42!  It’s wool. Yesterday, Ginny wore wool as a diaper cover for the first time.  The interweb, and my few cloth-diapering friends assured me that wool makes an effective diaper cover (in the form of soakers and longies).  I trusted enough to knit a pair [...]

Baby Stuff I Was Gonna Show You Months Ago

Hey there!  A long, long, long time ago, I planned to how you a week’s worth of items I’d made for the baby.  I had things all ready and photographed, made it to Wednesday, and then I just forgot to finish.  We were busy, Toaster was sick, I was pregnant, yadda, yadda, yadda… Here’s one [...]

It’s a girl!

About 12 days ago, I had me a baby: Her name is Ginevra, but we’re calling her Ginny most of the time.  She was 7 lbs 6 oz at birth, and has wavy blonde hair.  That’s us at home, tired as I don’t know what, about seven hours after she was born.  That’s a glass [...]

Baby Names

Here’s a little distraction from election day excitement.  For a boy: Hagrid Chewbacca (as a talisman against MPB) Bran Carl Agathon Refrigerator Dude Booberry George Foreman Some names we’ve come up with for a girl: Hermione Myfannwy Starbuck Athena Blender Leeloo Dallas Multipass Booberry George Foreman As you might be able to tell, we’re fond of [...]

37 Weeks, almost 38

So, here’s my belly at 37 weeks: That was only five days ago, and things have already changed… Think lower and droopier. The baby can come any time now, as baby’s considered full term and I can deliver at the birth center between 37 and 42 weeks. Outside of that, it’d definitely be the hospital [...]