Travel: Portland, Utah twice, New York, Philadelphia, Sedona, Southern Cal twice
Highlights: Norah, Neil and Diana's wedding, Ryan and Jessica's wedding, Milo, Owen, Truman, Sophia, paid off student loan, Steve's big case settled, home improvements, pottytraining of Isaac, Norah sleeping through the night, excellent babysitting/grandmothering service from Nana, new blogging friends, in-laws home from mission
Lowlights: dilatation and curretage, bad trip on Stadol, throwing away life documents, tithing check bounced (not our fault), pottytraining of Isaac
Elliot: getting good on piano; a zillion questions about Harry Potter; newfound independence
Aaron: learning to read; "I can't believe my mom doesn't let us have guns and we have a gun."
Isaac: "Do you like Norah? I like you. You're my best friend. Does this back massage make you happy?"
Books I read: Girl With a Pearl Earring, 1776, The Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio, A Heart Like His, Twilight, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Perfect Day, Mountains Beyond Mountains
What did Steve ever do before: iPod, Saturn Vue, Survival Friday
Movies I saw: Da Vinci Code, Akeelah and the Bee, Nanny McPhee, Ice Age: The Meltdown, The Wild, Tony Takitani, National Treasure, Pride and Prejudice, Walk the Line, Hotel Rwanda, High School Musical, New York Doll, Ice Age, Because of Winn-Dixie, Shrek, Shrek 2, Hoodwinked, Racing Stripes
Favorite quote (as spoken by the on-call OB/GYN who had too many foreign metal objects at her disposal as I lay, post-partum, hemorrhaging, drifting into a drugged and hellish stupor): "You have beautiful vaginal walls."
Favorite person who will be disgusted by that last quote: Mark H.
Biggest accomplishment: drug-free childbirth
Regret: Not digging out anti-Bush signs out of garbage at NYC rally and taking a picture for good times
Favorite TV shows: The Office, Cash Cab, Scrubs