What's In A Name?

I like the name of this blog, it seems to convey my reasoning...not much logic with a little tentativeness thrown in for good measure. But, it's been used fairly often. So, I'm trying to find a new one.I think I'm having identity issues. Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose in this world? Wait...I think I'm just trying to figure out what I should call a blog. Nothing earth-shattering, eh? … [Read more...]

What’s In A Name?

What's In A Name?

I like the name of this blog [editor's note: the blog used to be called "Because I said so?"], it seems to convey my reasoning...not much logic with a little tentativeness thrown in for good measure. But, it's been used fairly often. So, I'm trying to find a new one. I think I'm having identity issues. Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose in this world? Wait...I think I'm just trying to … [Read more...]

Feeding the Boy. And Us Too.

Feeding the Boy. And Us Too.

The first year of feeding the Boy was easy (minus the first week when I didn't have any milk yet). He nursed like a champion, and it was heaven-sent for me since having to nurse Nicholas was the only way I was okay with leaving the hospital when Mark was there. Funnily, there was one physician who never had a conversation with me that I wasn't nursing N. The doc must have thought N nursed 24 hours … [Read more...]

Memorial Day 2009

We're a military family. My Grandpa retired as a Chief Petty Officer from the Navy, where he earned a Silver Star during WWII for saving fellow sailors after their ship was torpedoed. My Grandma is a Navy wife (I think that spouses are just as much in the service of the military as their husbands or wives are). My father and two uncles were also sailors. My aunt and her youngest son are ex-Marines … [Read more...]

Well, hello there! Have you been waiting long?

I am fairly sure I don't have any actual followers, er subscribers, on this blog. Regardless, I should have been updating. I'm starting now. I can feel the excitement that was generated by that statement! Electric! A few updates: William and I got married in April! It was perfect and exactly what we wanted. Except for the distinct chilliness during the ceremony from the bizarre cold front … [Read more...]