March 2013

20 weeks pregnant: Into the 4th dimension

March 21, 2013

So, little baby lady was featured in a motion picture already — a 4D Ultrasound (or 4D Live Motion Imaging), more precisely! Here’s where you shake you head and mutter, “Technology, technology, technology…” This stuff will blow your mind. 4D is a continuous 3D scanning of the baby, so you see it move in real [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Omaha, NE

March 18, 2013

We’ve bid adieu to the crippling, freezing temps of Detroit, and rolled into the equally bracing Omaha, Nebraska. But despite the cold, the Old Market neighborhood that we’re staying in is charming and hospitable, encouraging us to brave the elements and get out to explore. Icicles begin to melt along an Old Market awning. You [...]

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18 weeks pregnant: Pickles and Parking in Detroit

March 3, 2013

After several days of hibernation and ennui in our luxe Detroit condo due to freezing temperatures, wind and snowfall, I finally worked up enough interest in the outside world for an afternoon out — to run some errands in Allen Park’s expansive shopping center. I started with a Beach Club Hero at Jimmy John’s, then [...]

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13 weeks pregnant at the Exxoplis

March 1, 2013

Architects of Air: Exxopolis Luminarium in Austin, TXMy 13-week fetus and I sauntered through the Architects of Air: Exxopolis Luminarium exhibit at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, Texas. The exhibit from the outside, on a gorgeous Austin morning, appeared as an elaborate child’s jumpy complex. A dragon, or a space-age caterpillar, [...]

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