Monthly Archives: January 2014

32 Weeks

In celebration of my 32nd week of pregnancy, I give you a set of three aggravating things and two favorite things that I’m currently experiencing during this portion of the 3rd trimester. Three Aggravations: I have official hit the milestone … Continue reading

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Hope, Peace and Moments of Grace

My work station in the accounting department is situated right next to the window in the front office. The window faces the road and, beyond that, the air strip stretching out in the airport below. While the downside of a … Continue reading

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Nesting

I have about 7-11 weeks left in this pregnancy, depending on whether this little girl decides to show up early, on time or late and I am officially in nesting mode. Unfortunately, we’re not quite at the point where I … Continue reading

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Carrying books

I’ve developed the habit of carrying a book with me everywhere. As Lemony Snicket says, “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” (Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid) These days, I spend more time in the … Continue reading

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Death to the Vermin (or a mouse-trap shopping spree)

Sometimes I think it may border on pathetic how much joy I take in lowering the overall mouse population in this apartment. I blame it on the clan of mice that keep having enormous parties in my kitchen linen and … Continue reading

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My one weakness

I’m going to preface this post by saying that I have been really good about healthy eating overall this pregnancy. I have tried my utmost to incorporate leafy green salads into my daily life. I don’t drink soda. I eat … Continue reading

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Changes Ahead

So, the last month has flown by. I’m now in the third trimester of this pregnancy and I’m still under the delusion that the kid won’t arrive for awhile yet. I guess “awhile” is a relative term. On the one … Continue reading

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