Alpha

Well, the pregnancy is over. I’m not the only person to be anxious in the countdown to birth. For nearly all of my life labour was a mystery. If I considered childbirth at all in my minds eye, it would have been a montage of television births, mostly consisting of “my water broke” moments with […]

The Business of Being Born

This evening, J & I watched the documentary The Business of Being Born. I read a little about the movie at wikipedia before we started it: “The film criticizes the American health care system with its emphasis on drugs and costly interventions and its view of childbirth as a medical emergency rather than a natural […]

About a Boy

So if you haven’t figured this out from the blog post title, we are expecting a boy! The latest in 3D Ultrasonic Technology confirms the presence of very tiny testicles. That’s the perfect setup for a punchline about genetics and my masculinity. So let’s just move past it shall we? A boy – but don’t […]

Eating for Two

In the last forty-eight hours I’ve consumed four doughnuts and about six bowls of ice-cream. This isn’t all that I’ve eaten in the last two days. I’ve eaten much more. Lots of bread. Some perogies. Half-a-bottle of non-alcoholic, but plenty sugary, champagne. I can go on, but I’ll spare you. Suffice it to say that this is an approach to nutrition I’ve been pursuing for many months, with predictable results.

Brand Extension

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 19 OCTOBER 2009 MOWAT-HUTCHINSON ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCE IMMINENT NEW BRAND EXTENSION SASKATOON – At a press conference this morning, Janelle Hutchinson, Co-President and fifty-percent shareholder in MOWAT-HUTCHINSON ENTERPRISES, announced the launch of a new brand extension. The new venture will draw on brand strengths of both MOWAT INDUSTRIES and HUTCHINSON INCORPORATED, each contributing […]