Triticum Turgidum

Lying Dormant and Waiting to Bloom Since 2005

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Location: The Prairie, Illinois, United States

I am a beauty-loving ambidextrous higher-order primate who learned transcendental meditation at 7, statistical analysis at 23, tap dancing at 30, and piano at 35. I tolerate gluten, lactose, and differences of opinion, but not abuse. Or beets.

Sunday, February 26, 2006

Fialka Ruby

Born 2/21/06, 11:09 pm
8 lbs., 15 oz., 22 inches

Fialka means "violet" in Czech. Fi's last name and paternal lineage are Czech.
Ruby is Fi's maternal great grandmother.

Dad doing well, mom not so well but lots better after polishing off the better part of a Zingerman's Perky Pecan Pie.

Many, many thanks to online and in-the-flesh friends for interest, support, and kind words. Hope to have more pics soon.

Must sleep first.


Blogger Parisjasmal said...

I have totally been wondering about you and your GORGEOUS baby! Oh Kris--she is beautiful!!!

I am sorry to hear you are not doing well. I hope all is well and wonderful soon. Just keep eating the Zingermans pie--swoon!

Please give little Fialka Ruby(gorgeous name) a kiss from me, and please take care and enjoy this time.

P.S. I think she looks like Greg!


2:26 PM, February 26, 2006  
Blogger Bela said...

That's a very sweet name. :-)

Have a nice rest. Hope you feel better very soon.

2:29 PM, February 26, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh Kris & DH ,she is beautiful, just beautiful ,your lovely Fialka Ruby. And what a big girl at 8lb,15oz! I must confess I have been waiting for this posting & her photo. I am thrilled to see her as you both must be. Gets lots of sleep MOM . Dad could you give the girls a kiss from me? Wishs of many Happy Days to come .Love Katie

2:32 PM, February 26, 2006  
Blogger Atreau said...

What a beautiful name! Just lovely! Here's hoping you feel better soon! Oh, she's just darling! You must be so very happy!

Blessings, always!

10:37 PM, February 26, 2006  
Anonymous kyahgirl said...

oh dear Kris, what a lovely girl! Congratulations to you and G.

also, please take care of yourself K. I had a very tough time with my first baby and would happy to help in anyway I can.

11:13 AM, February 27, 2006  
Blogger Yesrie said...

Ohhh, she's gorgeous! Congratulations!


12:56 AM, February 28, 2006  
Blogger cjblue said...

Oh, K, I'm so happy for you! I know you had a tough time but I promise you'll feel better soon and Fialka Ruby is absolutely gorgeous!

Wishing you a peaceful recovery and much bonding and joy with your baby. Also know that just because G can't nurse her doesn't mean he can't bond. Dads bond with their babies perfectly well, and I know for a fact that the first girl pretty much takes over Daddy's existence. He must be so happy.

9:18 AM, February 28, 2006  
Blogger PFG said...

You kick ass!
I think there needs to be some kind of female equivalent of the "duuude!" high fivin' congratulations sort of thing for baby birthing. So from me you get a "Way to go!" and "Excellent!"
as well as all of my warmest sweet wishes.

6:00 PM, February 28, 2006  
Blogger Jemima said...

What a colourful name. Congrats, eat well, sleep well, and be strong. None of it lasts for long. She'll be walking before you know it, so enjoy that although she depends on you for every last thing, and refuses to listen to reason or explain her feelings in words, at least she stays where you put her. I mean, enjoy your bundle of joy.

12:46 PM, March 01, 2006  
Blogger mreenymo said...

I love Fialka Ruby's name. Absolutely love it, K!

Much love to you and her handsome daddy, G!

Hugs and love!

1:23 PM, March 01, 2006  

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