Teen Birthdays: Burlap and Jack Johnson

Not THAT long ago

April 4, 2000 was one of the longest, most grueling days of my life. After weeks of strict bed rest I woke up on my due date and said in a non-loving-more-like-loathing tone to Chris: "this baby WILL be born today!" Fortunately, one look at my Redwood sized ankles and the crazed look in my eye and my OB (whom I loved) announced that it was time. "We will induce you now!" His proclamation sent waves of joy through my unsuspecting soul. Induction began with a large tablet (the size of those things you put in the toilet tank to keep it fresh) being thoughtfully wrapped in burlap before being … [Read more...]