Monthly Archives: November 2008

Our First Christmas Tree Hunt

And by “our” first, I mean mine and Kabyn’s!  But it was also, of course, Alaythia’s first tree.  Here we are returning (she’s in the Baby Bjorn on me) from our “hunt” at the neighborhood tree stand: Apparently she was … Continue reading

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Alaythia Goes Back to Work

Yes, Alaythia’s maternity leave is over now.  It was time to head back to the lab this week, to finish some experiments for a thesis chapter.  So, we packed up a stroller-full of baby things and headed to the UW.  Tuesday we parked at … Continue reading

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My Friend Elisabeth

Elisabeth is my expert blogger friend–she’s a great writer, a beautiful thinker, and willing to be open and honest, which makes for good blogging.  So expert that she blogged about me recently, so I thought I’d return the favor.  Here … Continue reading

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Sunday

Sunday at the Vikesland home: Lounging on the couch after waking up… (Now no one need ask where she gets all that hair…) Naps: And Sunday Night Football, which Alaythia particularly loves.  Last year, in fact, she watched the SuperBowl … Continue reading

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To Grandmother’s House We Go…

Over the bridges and on I-5, to grandmother’s house we go!  Or grandparents’ houses at any rate.  This week we went to the Fulmer house on Sunday to introduce Alaythia to her great aunt and uncle and a great-grandmother, then … Continue reading

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Over the Hump

It’s true, what “they” say… getting past six weeks, everything is much better with a baby–either because the baby is a bit calmer, more able to sleep, and more relational, or because the parents are beginning to have a clue what … Continue reading

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