Change of plans

January 31, 2008 at 5:41 pm 4 comments

Last evening was a very, very lazy one.

cats on chaise

Alex had class and then homework, so I suppose it was just me and the cats being lazy. And the whole time, I was thinking of all the stuff I needed to work on — like the pillow for The Boutique and something for my 100th post giveaway — but I really didn’t have it in me to do anything. And I figured I could do it all tonight.

cats on chaise

There’s nothing like your oldest and dearest friend giving birth to click you into high gear and change your plans!

My friend K — who I’ve been friends with since we met on the bus in sixth grade — had her first child today. A little boy named Greyson. I’m thrilled and happy and so, so, so excited for her and her husband. She’s going to be an amazing mom. And I have a bunch of stuff that I need to make and send to her up in Pennsylvania to welcome their new little man into the world. So that’s what I’ll be doing tonight.

Now, it’s not like I haven’t had seven months to plan for this. And, well, I’ve planned for this. Lots of great plans up here in my little ol’ head. I’ve just been a horrible procrastinator when it came to actually putting my plans into action.

But not tonight. Tonight is devoted to K and Greyson. Like I said, there’s nothing like the actual birthing process to get a gal movin’.

Congratulations to K and D on the newest member of their happy little family!


Entry filed under: Family/friends, Kitties, Things and stuff.

Invigorating Gifts for Greyson

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Jenaveve  |  January 31, 2008 at 8:00 pm

    That’s wonderful, and a very good reminder to myself who has a similar friend I should be planning for (it’s early days yet, but am a little clueless about baby needs). Tell us, what are you planning to make / buy for Greyson?

  • 2. Florence  |  February 1, 2008 at 4:28 am

    Hi, I think your blog is great.
    I’ve tagged you for the 7 things meme. Please see my post at
    I appologise if you have already been tagged and I won’t be offended if you don’t wish to participate.

  • 3. Margaret  |  February 1, 2008 at 10:46 am

    Congrats to your friends. I love your cats and the photos. They look very comfortable!

  • 4. Betty  |  February 1, 2008 at 12:13 pm

    Congrats to your dear friend! I am so bad about getting things to people. See I actually tend to get around to making them in a decent amount of time, but I never can get to the post office or UPS store and actually send it to them. My friend had a baby three months ago and I’m afraid her baby clothes that I bought for him will no longer fit. Good thing is I also made a baby quilt. That should still fit!


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