Saturday, 2 January 2010

Container Gardening for KidsMy apologies for the long silence. I got floored by some rather extreme exhaustion and let my Internet presence slide pretty well across the board. I'm now trying to catch up on the backlog, which is intimidating. The good news is I'm starting here.

For today, just a quick rundown on recent events.

The children's book I mentioned earlier, has been out for some time, and so my name is in a book for the first time, courtesy of Mitchell Lane Publishing.

And in more important news, our first grandchild was born November 4. In keeping with my policy of respecting my family's privacy on this blog, I'm not naming names, but isn't he a little cutie?... His father was born with that full head of hair also, so the inevitable remarks about him looking just like his daddy are coming in. But the face is not quite the same, so I'm confident this little guy will be his own person. Likely a very colourful personality, with the parents he's got. Bland conformity is not likely to be on the menu. Unless, of course, he does it just to bug everybody... ;o)

Wishing all of you a very happy New Year and wondering: what were the major events of 2009 for you?


The Unbreakable Child said...

Happy New Year, Janet, best of the best for you.

Melanie Avila said...

What a sweetie!

I'm so glad you're doing better. We were getting concerned about you.


Happy new year!

Ed said...

Welcome back, Janet! I'm sure I'm not the only one who feared the worst.

Congratulations on your grandson and your book!

G. said...

Hmm... I do not remember anything that you have said about the book.

The grand-baby is, of course, an absolute little doll. Congrats, again.

Janet Ursel said...

Hi Ed. Sorry about that. I just got overwhelmed.

Gary, he's even cuter now, of course. ;o)

G. said...

Well, now that I have had a chance to look at the post on the picture: congratulations (I didn't have sense enough to realize it a link to the original post :-s).

And I'm sure he is, but I'm telling you, as babies go, he's got a leg up on most for his age, even in this early photo: so many take so long to not look so... so... undercooked? LOL =0) He's a doll, period. I'm sure you're one very, very proud grandmother, and have every right to be. =o)


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