Monday, March 16, 2009

dispatches from cloud nine



My eyes fluttered open to the pink light of the rising sun. And then the happiness washed over me like a warm bubble bath. I'm going to have a baby. A baby girl.

And my son will get to have the sister he always wanted. I rolled out of bed and onto my knees. I really had to go, but first things first. I needed to thank the Lord. Again.

The crafting has begun. Emily taught me reverse applique yesterday. Why have plain onesies when you can embellish? Everything is better with pink. Don't you think?


I have a burning desire to share my happiness with everyone I know. I thought of taking lemon scones to all the neighbors but it seemed like too much work that might cut into my crafting time. I also thought about climbing to the top of our slope in the backyard and twirling around and singing "The Sound of Music", but I'm sure my neighbors already think I'm a little strange. And they wouldn't have dared eat any of my scones after a stunt like that.

So, I've settled on spreading a little joy to all my blog friends. I give you this.


This is how I feel today. I hope he infects your day with a little laughter and joy.

9 comments:

Julie said...

your happiness is definitely contagious :)

Michelle said...

I am a little behind here and just clicked over and heard the news.

This is such wonderful news! Huge, huge congratulations!

Light and Writing said...

Oh How happy and wonderful and fantastic and happy! I loving hearing news like this! I hope you enjoy every second!

brooke said...

this post makes me happy! definitely contagious! i love the part about rolling out of bed onto knees...amazing!!

Shelby said...

Yay! I'm sooooo glad you found my blog! And a big congrats to you and your family! XOXO

Postcards and Coasters said...

I love that picture!

Maybe you haven't gotten here yet but have you thought of any names? I named Charlotte after my mom and it just so happens that the birth mother lives in Charlotte, NC.

What about an Australian name?

Laura said...

I was sort of hoping for the lemon scone...


(love that onesie.)

JanMary said...

Feeling your joy here in N Ireland.

Happy St Patrick's Day :)

Sin City Spuds said...

YEAH!!!!! I tried to think of some eloquent way to congratulate you. That's all I could come up with, so here it is again, with even more enthusiasm - YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!