This Is How It’s Done, Take Two

The girls are playing together quietly in the other room. Signs suggest that they intend to keep doing so indefinitely — but it’s 2pm, which is a good nap time, and they aren’t bouncing around with energy, so… well, you might as well try. You pick one up in either arm, stand up (that’s one… Read more »

In Which the Babies Discover Leverage

The Internets surely are dangerous today for people (i.e., me) trying to avoid the temptation of Mockingjay spoilers. That’s why I’m going to blog about twin babies! So, here’s the thing about twin babies: the ways they interact with each other are awesome. For example, the way the awake one tries to wake up the… Read more »

The Cuteness, It Burns

What used to be birthday week around these parts is now birthday month… because as I approach my 34th birthday, guess who — and who else — is (are?) about to turn one whole year old? That’s secret codename: Phoenix on the left and secret codename: Isis on the right, in a photo taken way… Read more »

Thing 1 and Thing 2; or, Photos from the Tour

At Sirens, in Vail, Colorado, I learned how to wear chain mail and intimidate people. AARRRR! I WILL CRUSH YOU!!! Thanks to Artemis for the photo :o) Moving on, at stop three in the tour — Seattle — my dear friend, secret codename: T. Lovely R., took me to meet the Troll Who Lives Under… Read more »

A Letter to My Readers

Dear Readers, Last week, I flew to Florida to meet two new friends. We had lots of fun! We did some eating…. We did some writing…. We hung out. We also had dance parties. Do you realize how many songs lyrics are secretly about babies? For example, “I want a girl with a short diaper… Read more »

Welcome, Babies, to the World

Step 1: Open up a new tab and get this song playing on youtube (“C’est la Vie”, by Cameroonian artist Henri Dikongué). Step 2: Come back here, and, unless you speak French ^_^, check out the English translation of the lyrics. A birth, a cryA pain, a noiseA body so soft, my friendA heart that… Read more »