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Hello… The miracle has happened! My little son was born one week ago. I am trying to get a handle on this ‘Mom’ thing. It’s rather difficult. Much more painful and awkward than I ever imagined… but I do so love looking into the little guy’s eyes.

Here is a postcard that I received today, on this his 1 week birthday, at a time when breastfeeding makes both of us grumpy and sad and feel like crying… but we do have odd moments of contentment similar to this image. I am praying that there will be many more in the future.

1 week birthday postcard

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I am constantly being overwhelmed by the quality and uniqueness of items that land inside my mailbox. Today was no exception. I received a beautiful lilac coloured pencil called ‘Mountain Morn’ from Lea Redmond for the With A Pencil In My Pocket project and two antique postcards from a flea market in Paris. The postcards are in cellophane sleeves, are stamped, cancelled and handwritten. One of them begins like this, “Ma Chère Amie” (…my dear friend). They were sent inside an envelope by a Postcrosser in France. How kind people are to consider your likes and dislikes, to hunt for something just for you and to Frank it all the way across the ocean! My mailbox has truly been blessed this past season… I will update all the unexpected goodies that have landed inside shortly ;)

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