On October 8th I spent the day at the fair. I LOVE the fair. And I meant to post all of these photos later that night, but things came up--like my premature water breakage and whatnot. You can read a nice, concise version of my birth story here if you'd like.
In any case, October and half of November have flown by virtually unrecorded on Birdwoman. So to catch up a bit, I spent most of October visiting my brand new, shiny baby in his fancy river view suite at Mass. General. And when I wasn't there, I was on my way there. Or on my way home from there. Or I was home and chained to my fancy hospital-grade breast pump. Which, despite its fanciness, is not hands-free. And so I spent most of October unable to type. And I've spent the first part of November adjusting to life at home with a new baby, which has been hard. Sleep-deprived is not a good look for me.
And so here we are. And here are some animal friends I met at the fair a few hours before all of the shennanigans went down: