Ruminations and recipes from a small kitchen in a big city.

3.8.06

Where did I put that book of names?

William's arrival in June last year was, of course, a very special surprise. After a long, long time of hoping, we had accepted that there would be no children and had turned, happily enough, to dogs and gardening and cooking and the extended family, not in that order. But then we were blessed with William and, given our ages, imagined that he was to be the only one - a special gift to parents who were already way past a certain age. (Well, speaking for myself, anyway.)

So, some time ago, it was an even greater surprise to find that William is to become a brother to a sibling who will arrive in November.

Nothing for ten years and then two in seventeen months. And just when we've given away most of his baby clothes! And the bassinet!

And I really don't know what we've done with that book of names. We've moved house in between. It could be anywhere.

15 comments:

Sara said...

Oh my gosh! Congratulations to you and your family. What an exciting time. All the best.
Sara

Terry Oglesby said...

Indeed so--congratulations to all of you!

Janis Gore said...

Best to you all!

lucette said...

What extremely lovely news!

Linda said...

Congratulations! :)

Sue said...

Wow! Congratulations.

Michelle said...

Wow! Congratulations, that is great news. Have fun on this adventure with two young children! :)

kimbofo said...

Wow!! Congratulations! Very exciting news!! See, there IS a baby boom in Oz!

Sarah said...

Congratulations!

kitchen hand said...

Thank you all!

Selwyn said...

There's something about giving away baby goods that so often results in needing them back again!

Congratulations!

jo said...

Hey! GReat news. Congrats to the three of you on your soon to be new addition. My birthday is the 12th, I shall keep my fingers crossed.....lol.

neil said...

Hey, congratulations from our family.

Have you thought about checking the archives backwards from nine months before William was born? You could be siting on a fortune!!!

Kitchen Queen said...

What wonderful news! My very best wishes to you and your family!

Ian T. said...

Congratulations, KH and family! Best wishes to you all!