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  •  Moon.... I forgot about that... (11+ / 0-)

    The full moon will be on Jan 15 with the last quarter on Jan 24.  She's due on the 23rd.  I was planning on heading down there on the 15th.  I think I'll move it up a day.

    I'm doin' good and I hope you are too.  I think of you often.  Are you getting this miserable weather?  Hope not!

    xoxo

    p.s.  The 20th is looking pretty good, eh?

    Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it. --- Bob Dylan.

    by figbash on Tue Jan 07, 2014 at 09:10:38 AM PST

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    •  Well, it didn't make any difference for me; (9+ / 0-)

      both my girls were born under new moons IIRC. But I guess it matters for some.
      I'm doing fine, glad you are too. Yes, we do have this terrible cold, after the big snow. A foot of snow, then the bitter temps. The low last night was about 15 below, with windchills about 40 below. Right now the temp is a balmy 2 below, with windchill merely 20 below. Whoo-hoo!
      When my oldest was born, I had been attempting a home birth. Didn't work, long sad story. But everything else seemed to be broken, too. Our stereo, our washer, our car. Then, when we decided I really had to go to the hospital, it was even colder than it has been lately--windchill of about 50 below. One of my midwives drove us to the hospital, and then on her way home her own car broke down.
      I still feel lucky about the eventual outcome. In two weeks less a day, my oldest will turn 29. She is a peach. So if it's the 20th for you there, you have a good model to follow.
      Of course, no matter when yours is born, she will be wonderful, perfect, and the apple of her parents' and grandmama's eyes. :)
      Huggs! ♥

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      by peregrine kate on Tue Jan 07, 2014 at 09:40:02 AM PST

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