Monday, November 24, 2008

I can't even see straight

That's how angry I am. PB's parents are at it again. We've been dealing with their shit for the past couple of weeks, and it looks like now they are at their passive-aggressive best, refusing to take PB's phone calls.

All of it started with an incredibly offensive email she-who-shall-not-be-named sent to PB. I don't want to get into the details, but suffice it to say that Jacob felt like it was an affront to our entire family, and in typical assy fashion, she responded with anger when her called her on it. Things went downhill from there, with PB's dad eventually chiming in with an almost equally offensive email, and then finally me entering the fray, with an email of my own basically sticking up for PB and telling them that 1) he had made his boundaries clear 2) they could decide whether or not to live by them and 3) I fully supported him and our family.

And now, despite him sending a reasonable, olive-branchy email and calling them several times, they have not bothered to respond at all. I don't know if it means they aren't interested in living with the boundaries he's set or if it's just more assiness, but it sure would be nice if we could find out.

Happy holidays, eh?

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Lucy is waving

Title is pretty much self explanatory. She is also starting to do the cutest scrunched up face smile... I think it's her first intentional smile that is not in reaction to something / someone - a smile that's supposed to woe us, which it pretty much does.

I don't have a height or weight update. Lucy is almost never sick so I generally only have to take her in for well baby checks. It feels like we were at the doctor every other week for Lily, for eating stuff and also ear infections, so I guess this is just another way they are opposites.

We had pictures done today. Not the greatest, but I think we are officially at that age (for Lily at least). There were some quite adorable ones of Lucy though.

Nothing much else to report around these parts. We did get the official letter from legal indicating they filed for PCC on Lily for the upcoming hearing. More on that in mid-December.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Thanks, America.

For the first time in a long time... at least 8 years, but maybe more, I feel optimistic about where we are heading and what we can accomplish. I look forward to telling my children that I voted for the first black president, and that I did it because I honestly believed that he wants what's best for us all.

I know there are people who doubt Obama, but you know what? We, all of us, needed a change.

And BTW, I believe this election is the definition of a mandate.


This makes me VERY, VERY nervous

Trying to encourage Democratic votes to be lazy, Karl? I *really* hope we're smarter than that.