Building the baby belly, week by week

June 26, 2013

Whooo-hooozzzzzzzz. That’s the sound of me rounding into the home stretch of pregnancy — excited but exhausted. Friends, I’m at 36 weeks now and Baby Girl’s still inside! High five! Now I have to lie down. In order to avoid another premature birth plus theatrics during labor and delivery (as comical as that was for […]

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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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The Insta-Home Challenge: Austin

January 24, 2013

Shoot… I’m as happy as a gopher in soft dirt to be in Austin. It’s been in the 70’s and 80’s in central Texas, and with the fresh air, congenial people, weird and artsy vibe and wide open spaces, we feel like we’ve hit a slice o’ heaven. After a tough, sick, chilly 3 months […]

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