Monday, November 11, 2013
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
I'm knitting a little garter stitch blanket for the new baby. This isn't the best photo on this gray fall day but I am making progress.
This is the third such blanket I have knit. The first was for Tabitha's third child, Toly, and the second was for Gloria.
I will know next Wednesday whether I am knitting for a daughter or a son. I am having a hard time with the wait and I wonder how I went without knowing until the birth three times! (Gilbert, Trixie, Gloria)
We have finalized names to call the baby for either sex. We toyed with some names earlier but these are The Names:
I can't go to the ultrasound without knowing the baby's name. I know some people say to wait and then you'll have 50% fewer names to consider but I want to say right then "It's Clementine! Hi baby!"
We decide on the name the child is called together, but Sean picks middle names and I don't know what he's currently thinking over. He sometimes doesn't know himself until the baby is baptized, or when we register the birth with the state, whichever comes first. He teases me about it too, coming up with ridiculous names, and since he fills out the paperwork I don't know until it's final.
He keeps me on my toes.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Since we moved this summer, we have had extremely limited internet. It means that we get 60 GB per month, which gives each of us a bit more than 200 megabytes of data per day.
That is not much data.
It means that I use my phone and the kids use a single computer. We have no Minecraft, no Netflix, no YouTube. (Well, maybe a little YouTube. But with only 200 MB, not much!)
This is both good and bad, but mostly bad. I have friends with similar bandwidth diets who have no trouble with it, but they have much smaller and younger families. It simply will not work for us but we have essentially no alternatives - the only other option is a T1 line at around $660 per month.
Since I don't use the computer much, most of my typing is done on this phone. It's certainly better than nothing but it is not ideal. I guess my point is this: have pity on me and my autocorrect typos, and also don't judge me by my brevity.
I guess that's it for now.