Monthly Archives: July 2009

9 months old

Age: 9 months, 6 days (at the time of her well-baby check up on July 10) Height: 28.25 inches (75% percentile) Weight: 18 pounds 9 ounces (57% percentile) This month: Beginning to understand what we say. Baby Champuru’s bag of … Continue reading

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The Snowflake Chronicles

I mentioned my poetry anthology project back in May.  The project hit a road block, or more appropriately, a writer’s block, and stalled.  That is, until my friend Jan suggested that I write and print a short book about our … Continue reading

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Rissho Kosei Kai Bon Dance

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At least I didn’t burn dinner

Mushroom Chicken Recipe adapted from Lindy’s Ono Recipes Mushroom Chicken After I posted this photo to Posterous, someone on Twitter called me the new “iron chef.” Truth be told, my cooking skills are better described as “aluminum.”  Due to the … Continue reading

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Sympathy in 140 characters

Today I experienced a first, so of course, and I had to tweet about it: Gargantuan baby poop thwarted Costco run. Subsequent meltdown to get @babychampuru back in her carseat has aborted today’s plans. Back @home Who knew that poop … Continue reading

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