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November 11, 2014

28: Here We Go

On my birthday I slept in until 8:30. I woke up to flowers, hot coffee, and a fresh bowl of fruit. I had my favorite kind of morning: cleaning my room, listening to my favorite tunes, and playing with my kids. For whatever reason this was an emotional birthday for me. I burst into tears once in the office with Tope, our accountant, and board advisor for no reason at all. Just one of those moments of "I can’t believe all this!" Then I cried with Bhakta, sitting there in our living room talking about his toe and how much I love him. Then I cried during satsung when Kelly gave me a picture of Father Jack and all the family photos of my children since 2008.

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November 01, 2014

Celebrating Ravi

Remember how I promised on my Facebook page I would have a party for Ravi when he got a real butt? Well he’s officially TEN POUNDS, butt included! He’s five months old and we decided we’re going to celebrate with a ten-pound party. At the party there will be lots of butter, chocolate and peanut butter. Please feel free to join us, and just wait until you see Ravi’s Halloween costume.

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October 25, 2014

Keeping It Real

Our kitchen is infested with cockroaches. I caught them when I went down in the kitchen for a midnight snack last night and woke up this morning on a mission. When I investigated I realized, they were in every nook and cranny and crevice. So gross. I spent 6 hours today in my pajamas with the aunties obsessively cleaning and staging a massacre. Go away bugs! I swear they are worse than ever right now. I generally don’t believe in killing living creatures but I make exceptions for the following: cockroaches that infest our kitchen, mosquitoes, lice, and scorpions that bite my children.

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