Monthly Archives: November 2009

Our little blog-killer.

Tomorrow they are letting us take home a human that came out of my body at 10:24 Saturday morning. We are responsible for this human’s well-being. That’s too much for one blog post to address. But first, let me hastily get … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of a dry sink?

There was a moment in our marriage where an unnamed party was surfing Craigslist, and DEMANDING to spend $200-$300 for a crappy piece of composite furniture on which to place the baby’s changing apparatus and diapering supplies. This person was … Continue reading

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home invasion

For three Sabbath Days, my parents came down to help us install the handrails and balusters on our staircase. These innocuous-looking pieces of wood required some sort of magical elfin math, 60 beers, 14 hamburgers and the resilience of the … Continue reading

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Forget everything you know about our septic tank and sewer lines

Jesus Christ may or may not have been recently praised. I’ll never tell. Brad Stafford, Knox County’s premiere … uhh … plumber, fixed our sewage-backing-up-into-the-basement situation without digging up our entire yard or charging us thousands of dollars. He didn’t … Continue reading

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Let me tell you about our septic tank and sewer lines.

They are not working. I guess I’m glad that after 12 years of apparent neglect, the drainage pipes picked November to flood the basement with sewage, and not, you know, like, January. That would’ve sucked worse. For me, anyway. About … Continue reading

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CERVIX WATCH 2009

Six days since we last checked in, the cervix is now 1.5 cm dilated and 80 percent effaced. Progress! These numbers just go to show you: Absolutely nothing. Next Thursday’s regularly scheduled Cervix Watch 2009 has been moved up due … Continue reading

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Senioritis

  I am having a little bit of the pregnancy senioritis. Every second of the day I’m like, “Maybe I’ll go into labor right now so that I won’t have to (insert various life obligation).” I have a false impression … Continue reading

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GPOYAS: Professional Edition.

fyi, I have the best preacher’s wife EVER! My dear friend Rebecca Padula (of Maybel: A Pig in Motion fame) spent some time Saturday with my gross, naked orb of a body, and she transformed it into something much more … Continue reading

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Don’t forget

Nine years ago today, on a Sunday morning just outside Athens, my sister, her friend, my college roommate and I probably should’ve died in a very terrible car accident. Instead, we all were put back together again with a bunch of metal … Continue reading

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UPDATES: Ken Blackwell and my cervix

I’d like to formally welcome J. Kenneth Blackwell to theteet.com. I received a Facebook message from the former Ohio gubernatorial candidate earlier today. It said, and I’m quoting only partially here, “I enjoy your blog.” I’ll give you a moment … Continue reading

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