Yearly Archives: 2009

We spent this past weekend at Otey’s parents house celebrating an early Thanksgiving.  We will be in Indiana on Thursday, so it was good to spend a couple of days hanging out with his family in southern Missouri… eating… and eating… and eating.  Did I mention we did a lot of eating?  Well, the grown-ups […]

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Oh my gosh I am so frustrated with the “comment” system on my blog.  When I turn up the security, all of my regular blog readers have heck commenting. When I turn the security down, I have to sort through 30 spam comments a day.  Now… if i were in the market for cheap meds, […]

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THIS image has been in my head for months… maybe a year.  Every time I drive past this “dot” on the side of one of the downtown buildings in Ottumwa I think “the next time I have a pitchable (is that a word?) age baby and a fun Dad I’m going to THAT dot”. And […]

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I just titled a blog post with a Shakespeare quote.  Does that make up for the bad grammar, cruddy punctuation, and REALLY bad spelling I am about to use multiple times in this post?  Anyway… I’m not exactly sure how I came up with the name Cooper.  I just liked it.  We had it narrowed […]

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I am absolutly positively NOT waiting until the last minute to name this baby.  Cooper was named four months before we had him.  Grady was named 14 hours AFTER we had him.  I am a planner.  I need a plan.  I am 11 weeks from my due date and this baby needs a name and […]

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