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[31 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

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Tara has been having pangs in her lower left abdomen.  She has been having feelings of stretching down in the pelvic area.  It is likely to be stretching of …

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[29 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

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She bought me two things from the MOMA store catalog that I had been eyeing — it is very scary how much she knows me. …

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[29 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

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I hope she sticks around a long while.  I think about how the baby will come in Feb …

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[28 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

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We are converting my office to a nursery.  It’s not just my office, it is the Gifted At Birth office.  So we have a lot of stuff.  Most of our inventory is located in storage facilities on one of the sub-basement floors, but there are lots of files, packing materials, and smaller items in bins in the office. This means we are having cabinets made in the living room for storage for all these items.
 
It is a big …