Extended family

...and she fed lorikeets and she met a baby seal and she touched a mermaid’s purse and she hasn’t stopped chattering about it since.  Grandparents really are the best.

Aug 22, 2012
A few weeks ago, the son of a friend of mine turned one.  My friend’s parents live within a mile of their grandson and they wanted to do something special for him, so they hosted his first birthday party.  And everything →MORE...

May 07, 2012
We knew that that day was coming, the day when their heart would stop beating and they would take their last breath.  We watched time march forward, slowly, one step and then another. Death is an excellent teacher.  It reminds you →MORE...

Apr 17, 2012
Yesterday was my first midwifery appointment, so I pawned my daughter off on my unsuspecting (and infinitely patient) sister. Sometimes people comment on this blog about how patient I seem, which just goes to show that blogs are really a miniscule →MORE...

On Friday, Donald worked from home and we all had a very low-key day so that we could party like crazy Friday evening at my cousin’s wedding (the groom requested a passing reference in my blog: STEVE, THIS IS A PASSING →MORE...