Monthly Archives: September 2008

13 Days Into the New Life

Well we are on day 13 of Kabyn and Alyssa, Chapter Two.  It seems unbelievable that two weeks ago today I was madly collecting data, editing a manuscript (we submitted it the same day Alaythia was born, yes it’s true), … Continue reading

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Alaythia’s First Few Days at Home

Alaythia ventured home to Greenwood after a lovely stay at the UW hospital bed and breakfast.  We enjoyed having food brought to us from the cafeteria and not having much of anything to do except stare at our beautiful little … Continue reading

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Baby Alaythia Esther Vikesland is here!

Born September 16, 10:55pm, 7 lbs, 4 oz.  We’re loving our stay at the UW Hospital “Bed and Breakfast” for an extra day before we head home tomorrow!  More details and pictures forthcoming.  She is a very alert, opinionated, and … Continue reading

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A New Last Name

Yes, it’s true.  We’re no longer the Beggs, our legal and official last name is now Vikesland (VEE kuhs lond).  It’s a Norwegian name that belonged to a great-great-grandfather of Kabyn’s, back when a family was named after their farm. … Continue reading

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The last pregnant post?

It could be, it could not be.  Only time will tell. We’re doing well in our last days of quiet two-some.  Kabyn has been wonderful in doing laundry, getting stuff for dinner, and generally helping me be more comfortable (and … Continue reading

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A year has passed, and the hour has almost come

We welcomed in September by celebrating our anniversary with a lovely breakfast out, then a trip to the Woodland Park Zoo.  It was a fun and relaxing way to spend the day, then we headed to Ray’s Boathouse Cafe for … Continue reading

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