Big Changes in 2011

Happy New Year!  I thought 2009 was a year of major change for us.  We got married:

 

Then we moved across the country and I started a new job:
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That felt like a lot.  In 2010, we took on home ownership and spent months renovating our new house and yard:
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It was exciting to see this transformation, but it too felt like a lot.  And yet none of this compares with what we're going to accomplish in 2011:  We're going to become parents!  That's right, we're going to unleash the first Mountain Man offspring on the world in mid-July.  If you noticed my blogging dry spell between Thanksgiving and Christmas, yes, it was directly related to half my brain cells migrating south and being asleep most of the time I wasn't at work. 

I'm feeling like my old self these days and will try not to make every post all baby, baby, baby.  We're finding out if it's a girl or a boy on Valentine's Day.  No doubt I will go into gender-specific crafty overdrive after that.


We're taking off for Patagonia on Tuesday, so I'll be on another blog hiatus for a week.  This pregnant lady will be flying business class the whole way and expects to feel pretty darn good when she arrives in Argentina on Thursday morning.  Adios!

7 comments:

Virginia said...

Yay for a baby!

Alex and Emily said...

Congratulations!! Such incredible news. I'm glad you are feeling better. Have a great time on your incredible travels!

Kathleen Boudreaux said...

Yay!! So glad you have finally shared the news. Bryan and I were talking about that on our way home from the mountains. Can't wait to meet the Little Mountain Man or Lady!
Love to all 3 of you, from all 3 of us! :)

Lizzie O. said...

Thinking of you on your big trip! Can't wait to see pics, Mama!

Southern Exposure said...

Congratulations!!!

Suz said...

congratulations!

Abbie said...

Wonderful! Happy, happy, happy news!

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