Two? Two of Them?

Holy shit. I’m sorry, pardon the language, but holy shit. I’m overcome with excitement and joy. And I’m terrified. Tristen and I are having twins. As I texted her after I got home from the ultrasound, my mind is going everywhere and nowhere all at once. It’s awesome and cool and amazing because I thought it would be great to have two kids close in age to each other, but I had been thinking, “I’ll be 40 by the time this kid comes along, so if we have another one I’ll be at least 60 by the time they’re out of the house.” Well, no worry about that now! But it’s also terrifying. We just bought the house; is it …

Laid Back Before Christmas

Today was relatively laid back, work-wise.  It was helped by the presence of Milly’s Nana, who was able to feed her and entertain her all morning.  Karen later left and met Amanda at Bob King Volkswagen, where Amanda dropped the car off for scheduled maintenance.  They got home with Cook Out for lunch shortly after Milly woke up around 2:00, which was right before Milly’s Paw Paw arrived.  Phil was in town to get some dental work done. Phil had to get to work and the girls all left after a little while, leaving me home alone to get more work done.  I think the only things I’ve got left to do are a couple minor updates I’ve been putting …

Breakfast Dinner with Johnsons and Warkentiens

Nick, Amy, Eli, Reece, Stephanie and Jacob all came over for a breakfast dinner of eggs, biscuits, sausage and muffins tonight.  After we ate we watched the kids play and after they went to bed we all played Puerto Rico.  Nick and Amy both tried a new strategy that focused mainly on just collecting victory points.  Amy mixed a little money in with it and won handily.  Nick had no money, but he had more victory point chips than I had total.  Outside of Amy’s crazy high score, it was actually pretty close though. Going back to the kids, it was fun watching Milly, Eli and Jacob tonight.  I commented that the fact that we could all sit on couches …