So much love

10 Apr

Bringing a baby into the world makes you realize how important your community is. For company on those long days of breastfeeding, for homemade meals when you feel like boiling water for tea is nearly impossible, for gifts that remind you that this is a good world.

We’ve had several visitors every day since our daughter, Francis Cabell Amanita Jacobs, was born, including Moses from Brothers Market–his wife made this amazing Yemeni bread; Francis the metal collector; dear friends bearing meals of soup and brisket, shepherds pie, beer, arepas. Thanks guys!!

One of my favorite gifts came from Sadie and Emma, two talented potters.They made these drinking cups–one for Francis, Billy, Novella, and Friend. So cute.

Cheers to hand-made pottery and good friends. And Happy Spring!!

6 Responses to “So much love”

  1. Practical Parsimony April 10, 2012 at 1:34 pm #

    I love the drinking cups, especially the “friend” cup.

  2. erica April 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm #

    happy spring, novella and family.

  3. patrick April 11, 2012 at 3:40 am #

    looking forward to getting to use the friend cup. don’t break it before i get back.

  4. mosprott April 11, 2012 at 7:19 am #

    Congrats to all of you! A fine family becomes even moreso…

  5. Nancy April 11, 2012 at 4:29 pm #

    Aaww, Novella…. I can almost hear her gentle ‘smch, smch, smch… ‘ 🙂

  6. Candis Scott April 14, 2012 at 4:56 pm #

    Just awesome. I know you aren’t blogging much these days , but I sure do look forward to your posts! Glad your family is doing well.

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