They're pretty cute, huh?
Kurt was in yesterday for his 9 month check up. He is 22.6lbs. 75th% all around. The nurse stuck his finger to do an iron check and then put a Band-Aid on it. So I am watching her do this and thinking to myself...he's never going to leave that alone. He proceeded to bite and chew at it until he got it off. Then Mama had to go in with the finger sweep so he wouldn't swallow it. Of course, his little finger was still bleeding. It wouldn't stop. I tried to hold a tissue on it, but of course he hated that. Finally I started going through all of the cabinets to find a Band-Aid. By the time I got it on (and I cranked it down tight this time) I had little drops and smears of blood all over my shirt and pants!
Gustav has had some small film opportunities recently. Little things here and there. It's all so interesting...the whole film business. We have teamed up, you could say, in an effort to get his career off the ground. I research all the movies that are in production, find ones that have local production companies and would be a good fit for Gustav, and compile all of the info. into a spreadsheet. He takes the list with him while he drives to work and calls to see if they have selected a composer, and to sell himself if they have not. Last week he was actually able to speak to 2 actual decision-makers, which is amazing! Then I follow up with CD's and emails. We pray that the Lord would prosper our efforts.
Thanks to those of you who have reviewed Gustav's CD on Amazon! Anyone else who might have some dripping words of praise, please feel free to leave them there as well. :-) Some time after the New Year we will find out how his sales have been. He will get a commission on his sales, so hopefully they will be decent.
On a completely different note: we have decided to have some pictures done of the whole family, as it has been so long since we did this. I am really excited about it! Our dear friend Jini, who is a very talented artist, has agreed to take a bunch of shots of us at a park over in Pasadena. I will be sure to post some when they are available.
Lastly, I may be a bit scarce here on the blog this month. You see, November is National Novel Writing Month. I'll bet you didn't know that! Well, I have decided to join NaNoWriMo, because I don't have enough to do already!! Check out the link...it's a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. My numbers are not up to par...I've only got 2000 words or so, but I am determined to finish it. I have a great idea. (Don't we all?) So, I will be in to update periodically, but my creative juices need to be reserved for my novel :-)
Thanks so much for all of the calls and updates. It is just wonderful to hear from everyone. Thanks to my great friend who sent me cookies from Pasticceria Italia Pastry!! Yummy! A little taste of home!!
The Lord has blessed me with such wonderful friends and family! Praise Him!