Lucy is here!

We’re so delighted that our daughter has been born! Her name is Lucy — “Lucia Martha Boyd”:, in full — and both she and Ann are doing great.

No time right now for the full blow-by-blow, but Lucy was born this morning (April 25) at 8:49 am, after just about 12 hours of labor by Ann. Continue reading “Lucy is here!”

A futile form of protest

Sigh. Where is that baby? I don’t know quite how to protest the delay, so I’m doing it with frivolity. Starting last Sunday (her due date), I’m running an obstetrics-related series over at the “Wasted-Domain Wishlist”: Today’s entry in the hall of shame: “”:

Bon voyage

If you could peek through our windows, you might think we were going on vacation. We’ve got a couple suitcases packed. There’s a big bag of granola bars and snacks ready to go. We’re doing last-minute laundry. There is a checklist on the diningroom table of last-minute things to remember: Continue reading “Bon voyage”