Category Archives: Family

Hello 2013

One week into 2013 already. Life has been keeping me busy, but in a good way. We took a two-week road trip in our new twenty-five year-old Westfalia Vanagon (Eddie) up the coast of California and into Oregon then back … Continue reading

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Six months later…

Wow. Six months already. I’m a little ashamed that I haven’t written since Ashlyn was one week old, but then again, there are more important things now. Ashlyn is an amazing baby. Clarke and I are so lucky she’s so … Continue reading

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Ashlyn’s Birth Story

After our last doctor’s appointment at 41 weeks, they called me on Monday November 28th to tell me that I was scheduled to induce labor on Wednesday December 7th at noon. Forty-two weeks would have been December 8th so it … Continue reading

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She’s Here!

Ashlyn Kailani Kay Graves, born December 7th, 2011 at 10:17 pm. 7 pounds, 11 ounces, 21 inches long. We’re home and doing well. I’ll post more details later, but we know what everyone really wants are baby pictures: Ashlyn’s photo … Continue reading

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41 Weeks

41 weeks. Almost 1 cm dilated. Had a non-stress test done, everything looks good. Scheduling induction for next week, unless she shows up on her own. Pretty sure I felt my first contractions yesterday. It was also the first day … Continue reading

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Beyond 40 Weeks

A little baby update for those who have been wondering (and not asking, although I’m not sure who hasn’t asked lately…thanks everyone for making us feel so loved!!). She’s not here yet. My due date was November 24th, Thanksgiving Day, … Continue reading

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Aunt Kay

My great Aunt Kay, the last Moffat of her generation, passed away last night. Her 95th birthday is on Monday. Dad and Karen and I drove up to visit her last weekend. Pretty much all our Thanksgiving recipes come from … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl!

We had our anatomy ultrasound done last week and decided to find out our baby’s sex. Initially, I didn’t want to find out the sex until the birth. I’d always liked the idea of “it’s a boy!” or “it’s a … Continue reading

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Family Vacation at Lake Powell

Lake Powell trips used to be a fairly regular occasion for us as kids, but now that we’re all older and busier, we go several years between trips. Our last trip was in 2004 so the cousins had been in … Continue reading

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Oh Baby!

That’s right, we’re pregnant!!

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