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May 9, 2010 - Baby Shower and Visit with Meg and Cooleys

MARVELOUS BABY SHOWER AND VISITING: I’m rewarded by getting to attend the absolutely marvelous baby shower luncheon that Meg’s mother has arranged for Meg and our anticipated grandson, as well as delightful conversation over Saturday supper and Sunday brunch with Matt’s long-time friends Amrit and Sarah Katrichettri, Meg, Eileen and Dan Cooley. Sarah, as an infant day care professional, served almost as a “master of ceremonies” at the shower, very helpfully holding up the gifts and explaining them, because things have changed so much since...

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May 8, 2010 - Fun in Vestal NY and Jim's Quick Visit Home

OOPS—ANOTHER MISCOMMUNICATION: As we turn out the light, I ask Jim how far we are going the next day and learn we again have miscommunicated: he plans to go all the way to Vestal, New York, but I’ve told daughter-in-law Meg’s mom that we are coming Friday! It’s already almost 9:30 pm but I decide it’s better to call now and offer to spend Thursday in a hotel. Eileen Cooley won’t hear of us in a hotel and graciously lets me off the hook for the miscommunication. I nevertheless fret over the faux pas and have a bit of trouble getting back to...

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