Two Months with Mercena

(Why am I naming days?) 10/15/14, Day 14,043 (Mercena Day 61): Two Months with Mercena What’s amazing to me is how natural it all seems now. In the early days, everything was so strange; not just the new life wailing in our home, but all the trappings that go with it–the diaper hose I installedContinue reading “Two Months with Mercena”

Rain, Library, Bottle

(Why am I naming days?) 9/16/14, Day 14,014 (Mercena Day 32): Rain, Library, Bottle Yesterday marked another milestone: the transition to feeding her Heather’s pumped breast milk in a bottle. For those who have never pumped milk from their breasts, you might be surprised how comic the machine is: it looks how the future lookedContinue reading “Rain, Library, Bottle”