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Month in review
Reviews:
The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum
Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones
Cathedral Cats by Richard Surman
Civil Wars by David Moats
A Constellation of Cats edited by Denise Little
Day of Reckoning by Jack Higgins
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
Doctor Who: The Myth Makers by Donald Cotton
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
The Haunted Planet by D.J. Arneson
The Last Girls by Lee Smith
The Locket by Richard Paul Evans
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
Martian Time-Slip by Philip K. Dick
Scooby-Doo and the Haunted Doghouse by Horace J Elias
A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madelene L'Engle
Whispers by Dean Koontz
Wild Crimes by Dana Stabenow
A Year by the Sea by Joan Anderson

Miscellaneous:
Almost Ready for Harriet
Blankets Back on the Bed
A Busy Month of Guests
A Crib for Harriet
An Early Birthday Party
Getting Ready for Harriet
Good News for Sean's School
Inspired by...
No More Non-Stress Tests
One Last Ultrasound
That Darned Sock
Urban Settings

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Comments for A Busy Month of Guests

Derrick and Sean play TetrisA Busy Month of Guests: 08/10/06

We have enjoyed Derrick's stay and I'm glad he doesn't mind sleeping up stairs on our couch. Some day we'll hopefully have a proper guest room. Derrick is the first of many guests we'll be having but he's the only overnight guest.

Tomorrow Ian's parents come to visit for the weekend and they will help Ian put together the crib. The recent heat wave prevented us from getting it together sooner. As it is summer, they will be arriving in time for dinner which will be fun.

Briefly after they leave, Derrick will be back for one more night before he heads back to Minnesota. That will give us about two weeks by ourselves before we start all over again.

My mother will be next visitor to help during Harriet's birth. She will be Sean's taxi to and from preschool and will be spending time with me in the hospital while I recover. After she leaves, my mother-in-law is coming for a day or two to see Harriet after I'm home from the hospital.

We'll then have another couple of weeks to ourselves (other than having Harriet as a new member of the family). Then Ian's brother and sister-in-law are coming to visit along with Ian's parents to celebrate his mother's birthday. We had originally planned this party to be down in South Pasadena but that was in the pre-Harriet days. It's amazing how a baby can change everyone's plans.



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