Category Archives: the 2009 baby boom

Little things that make me happy

The sun is finally shining in Vancouver! I’m not a sun worshipper by any stretch of the imagination; I burn really quickly, and find temperatures over 30C quite unpleasant (in the city, at least). But June-uary was too much even … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July to my American buddies!

I hope you have a good one! I’ll be at Morgan’s first birthday party. I can’t believe it’s been a year already! Morgan and Lilah on their first ever Canada Day!

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Safety first!

Our various sets of friends who had babies last year have done very well for themselves – all babies are healthy and cute, and thanks to gifts from friends and family with older kids, they’ve barely had to buy anything … Continue reading

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Memes as mental fibre

Right after EcoGeoFemme pointed out that there haven’t been many memes circulating recently, Amanda went and tagged me for one! The assignment is to write about seven things that I’ve never talked about in my blog. This is a tricky … Continue reading

Posted in blog buddies, career, family, freakishness, furry friends, medicine, meme, meta, personal, photos, silliness, the 2009 baby boom, TMI | 30 Comments

We have a winner!

Congratulations to Massimo for winning the First Annual VWXYNot? Readers’ Choice Comment of the Year Award! Here’s your virtual trophy that you may display on your blog if you choose: and please let me know what you want from Amazon … Continue reading

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Take me out to the ball game

When I travel, I like to immerse myself in the culture of the country I’m in. Especially if it involves yummy food and drink*, or sport. So, when I found myself in the States with my family in 1994, I … Continue reading

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Dear Lilah,

You are the most hilarious baby I have ever met! Within a few minutes of meeting you for the first time, you: winked at me while holding a lotus position, threw me a rockin’ devil horns salute, and told me … Continue reading

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Dear Morgan,

It was an absolute pleasure to meet you last night. Your Mum told me she’d try to hold on until I got back from my trip, but you came out to join the world while I was still away. That’s … Continue reading

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BOOM, baby!

Baby number one of the summer has arrived! An as-yet unnamed little girl, by C-section at 2 pm PST. Many congratulations to proud parents Sally and Steve! Four more to go before July 20th, including baby #1’s cousin! One baby … Continue reading

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