New Year's 2002
Mel's 30! ACK!
Mel's 29 AGAIN!
Latha's B * * * Shower!
Amee played gracious hostess for a baby shower for
Latha on Saturday, August 18. We were a small group, but we all enjoyed the
yummy hors d'ouvres, and Amee came up with some fun shower games.
For example (see the missing letters, above?) each of
us was given two trinkets, and anyone who used "the B word" had to give up a
trinket to the person who caught it first! I will admit, I was the first
one to commit the foul, but after that, my hyper-competitive side kicked in, and
I caught anyone who even THOUGHT about saying the word! (Needless to say, I won
the game - even though I nearly shot myself in the foot while Latha was opening
her presents... "What a nice BABY blanket! OOPS!" )
So here are the pictures!
The first game: each of us had to
cut a piece of string that we thought was the circumference of Latha's
belly! Margaret decided that a few times around her waist was a good gauge -
Here's Latha doing the actual
measurement so we'd know who was closest. Ritu Agarwal was the best
guesser on that one. We did NOT actually measure Latha's girth in
Then, Amee brought out baby 'onesies'
and fabric pens, and we each got to design an outfit for the new "little
person." (see, I'm still playing the B-word game!)
Here's a picture of (most of) the group
- we were very sorry that Margaret had to leave early and miss the presents!
(and hooray for cameras with timers!)
Last but not least, here's a picture of
Latha and her son, at the end of the day. She doesn't look pregnant at
all, does she?)