Ten Days to 100% Publicity

So over the past few months, we have been slowly telling people. But the circle of conspiracy surrounding this pregnancy is about to blow wide open – a week from Monday, J will be fully informing her staff. After that, I’ll be publicly announcing the news on Facebook & via other media. I’m looking forward […]

Doctor Two: More Sounds

Today J and I went to the doctor (OB/GYN). This was our second visit. She has to pee in a cup. I’m not sure what this urine sample is used for (other than to generate awkward conversation with the nurse/receptionist), but given some of the other clientele I have seen combined with the poster depicting […]

Travelling Through Time

Seeing birth and death so vividly portrayed and distilled into visceral narrative essences while I am still struggling with understanding the recent passing of my father and the imminent arrival of my first-born child left me feeling hopeless and lost in spite of my usual stoic resolution with the universe.

Death of a Dad

This past Tuesday (August 18), my father passed away suddenly at the age of 58. The call came at six in the morning. Those calls are never good, I imagine. But it didn’t cross my mind. J and I were on the road before eight, kenneling our puggle for the night and packing for a […]