October 20th, 2000

newavi

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Hey LJ... I had such a great sleep last night that I just couldn't let it end... so I slept in terribly and was late for work (oops).

Today, George, my oldest boy turns 5. Five years ago, YESTERDAY, about this time of day, I was tool'en home from work in a cab to meet my mom and Z at home... the contractions were still way far apart so we relaxed, sent my mom home and spent the day walking around in the sunshine, checking the overnight bag, and mostly listening me become anal about how many seconds had passed since the last ouch.

Sometime around 10:00 at night (Lemans - sp??? convinced us to take it easy, relax, let the hospital know where your at and DON'T go until they get about 8 - 10 min apart) Z decides to take a shower...

I'm ready... real ready. I have garbage bags and a blanket bought for this purpose covering the passenger seat, full tank of gas, car running and trying to appear all calm cool and collected while asking Z if she's going to be much longer in the bathroom. I edge up the stairs and peek around the corner into the can and there she is... on all fours blow drying her hair totally in the middle of a big monster contraction. I crack up completely and so does she... So, her water breaks.

We high tailed it to the hospital, got all hooked up and sometime around 2:00 am I'm bawling into the phone (ps. I am now wiping stupid unending tears from my eyes...) as I tell my dad that he has a new grandson... He was sooo tiny and blue!!! Something about a "merconium" (sp?) birth and they had to do all this suction stuff to clean out his lungs. But he was fine and beautiful.

Happy birthday Georgi...
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newavi

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Hey LJ... I'm muddling thru a major long process to get all the registration info complete for my .ca domain names..... Canada just turned over management of the .ca to a series of private sector domain registrars and manages it via CIRA. Everything is all very serious and scholarly and official etc... then you get linked to a page for the 'agreement' to which you ultimately agree or disagree via a button at the bottom. Did I say bottom? I meant to say WAY DOWN AT THE VERY VERY BOTTOM. I was being all serious like until I got to that page and realized it would take, like 3 hours to read (minimum) the entire page... phuck it... click... I agree.

I think I'll go back into the garage... remind my inner child that it's Friday night by catching a little buzz and start cleaning up the kids play room so the birthday party kids can wreck the place tomorrow.

C ya in a hour or so...

ps. This has been an outstanding LJ week for me... thank you ... all of you... even the people I read that have no idea... thank you. (fawn fawn...)
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