Week 37: The print nugget is funsize

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in life, offspring | One Comment

Another Friday, another doctor’s appointment. Today was Hannah’s second ultrasound in as many weeks, to check on the growth rate of the undersized nugget. In the last two weeks it’s gained a little less than half a pound, from 4lb. 5oz. to 4lb. 12oz. That was about a half pound less than the ultrasound tech. […]

Week 35: It’s small! And hairy!

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | No Comments

At my appointment 2 weeks ago, the nurse practitioner told me that I was “measuring 2cm small.” This means that the height of my uterus is shorter than expected, and each cm small = approximately 1 week potentially behind development. This isn’t a huge thing. I could just be small and growing a small but […]

The Invisible Baby Shower

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | 2 Comments

Baby Bump: 34.5 weeks in front of a beloved painting by Jane Fox Hipple Well, y’all, I just don’t know what to do in this situation. I’d love to have a baby shower. I didn’t even think I would. You know how our wedding went down: we tried to do everything ourselves, on a budget, […]

Karate Kid, Approaching 26 Weeks

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | One Comment

We had another Doctor’s appointment on Friday. The waiting room wowed us once again with amazing television programming while we waited. Last time, it was I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant. This time, we tried our best to ignore episodes of The Duggars’19 Kids and Counting. This appointment was mainly to check my system to […]

Print Nugget Update

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | 7 Comments
Print Nugget Update

We had another ultrasound and doctor’s appointment today. Normally they wouldn’t have done another ultrasound at this point, but during last month’s, the baby kept putting its hands up over the heart and blocking it. They wanted to take measurements to make sure everything was developing correctly, so they took another peek today. Everything seems […]

Pronoun Trouble: Guess the Gender!

Posted on Jun 29, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | 12 Comments

We had an ultrasound on Friday. Everything is looking healthy. They were able to determine gender, information which was slipped to me in a sealed envelope. Because, you see, Blake doesn’t want to know ahead of time. Why, you ask? Well, to give you a little family history, a girl hasn’t been born in the […]

a biscuit in the basket

Posted on May 17, 2014 in Blog, life, offspring | 11 Comments

Aren’t you glad it didn’t say we’re moving again? We are in fact, but that’s not why I’m writing this here post. You see, on top of the good news of Hannah getting the tenure-track¬†gig at SEMO in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, she’s also pregnant. I suppose the coupley¬†way to say it is “we’re pregnant”, but […]

Recent Portrait Commissions: From Sketch to Completion

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in art | 4 Comments
Recent Portrait Commissions: From Sketch to Completion

Well, folks, I’m still in immigration limbo. I’m supposed to be teaching over in the U.A.E. already, but there is some kind of hold up. I don’t know what. I’m still waiting to hear, as are my colleagues over there. So far as I know, I’m still going. I just don’t know when. In the […]

Why Don’t You Draw A Picture? It’ll Last Longer! And Other Retorts in Part XIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 30, 2013 in art | One Comment
Why Don’t You Draw A Picture? It’ll Last Longer! And Other Retorts in Part XIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

This is a rather small update on my Facebook Profile Picture Drawing Project. I just made another post in the series the day before yesterday, and this is what I have finished since then (+ a few started in on the next page that isn’t completed yet.) This post also contains yet another image that, […]