Be Still My Heart…

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Scarlet Rayne Suo was born on Tuesday, October 9th at 2:15 am. She is already a week old. Joseph and I have been enjoying every moment with our new darling. She looks just like her Daddy. 🙂 She has my nose and my cheeks and Josephs hair and eyes. She melts my heart every time I look at her. Today I sat back and thanked God for an incredible husband and a beautiful baby girl. My life couldn’t be more complete. There are so many changes going on but being a mommy seems so natural and beautiful and I couldn’t ask for anything more.

More very soon…

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Two of my Favorite Things

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There are two things in my kitchen that get used everyday. I have a favorite bowl and coffee mug that gets used at least twice a day. They both make me smile and I realized this morning that they both have funny stories behind them too.
My mug I bought at a pottery show when Joseph and I were engaged. Along with it, I bought a soap dish. It was the most beautiful soap dish. I admired it every time I was at the kitchen sink. Not too long after I bought it, I was in a hurry one day and it landed in a million pieces in the sink. 😦 I cried and cried and I just remember Joseph’s face… I know he was thinking, “I am about to marry this crazy girl that falls apart over a soap dish?!” So… today, I drink from my mug and remember my soap dish casualty. 😦
My bowl was thrifted one day at a yard sale for a dollar. I went up and asked the lady how much this beautiful bowl was and she replied with “25 cents.” And then her husband comes over and says, “No, a dollar.” While I’m standing there holding my bowl tightly, they are yelling and arms go flying and this turns into and all out brawl. Then I realized that they were selling their house and getting a divorce. So, in an attempt to save the bowl from further abuse, I set the dollar on the table and quickly head for my car. 🙂 A sad way to inherit a bowl, but at least she is safe.

I know I’m strange. Who blogs about their dishes? You’ll have to get used to strange blogs… there will probably be more.

Calmly (or not so calmly) Waiting…

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September 26th, 2007

So… I have had this blog for almost a month and just haven’t been in the mood to write. I had started one on another site to give updates on Scarlet. But I think, if I can figure it all out, I would like this one much more. Plus, there is so much going on right now that I need to be able to just write. Shannon used to always tell me that a good writer writes something everyday… even if it’s just a letter. So this is my attempt to keep writing everyday. (Hopefully my attempts will get better since it did take me almost a month just to write this one.)

Life is exciting. Another trip to the hospital tonight. I swear I’m not crazy. I really was having contractions! Just not dilating the way I should be. It is a sad day when the people at the front desk know you by name. How embarrassing! Oh well, here I am, at midnight, still contracting but trying to ignore it. I should just put a giant pool in my empty dining room and have a baby here. But Mom would flip. 🙂

Well, even though I want to run laps right now, I am choosing to lay down and try to sleep just in case these are real contractions. Scarlet, this is your mother, come out! (Dang, I already sound like my mother. 🙂