A painting of me

Open Secrets

   23 January 2011, early afternoon

If I wasn’t superstitious, back in August I probably would have posted this picture.

Shima at 4 Months

Couples usually keep the fact they are expecting a baby a secret till they pass the first trimester, because the chances you will have a miscarriage are much higher early on in your pregnancy. I am so superstitious this is the sort of secret i’d want to keep till there was a walking talking baby to show people. In the real world this secret gets harder and harder to keep because of pretty obvious physical changes that take place in the mother to be. On the Internet you don’t really have that problem. Shima and I are going to have a baby. We’re at the point where it’s probably going to happen any day now.



  1. Participate in the RAM + SHIMA Baby Pool!

  2. How wonderful! Congratulations, you two!

  3. Congratulations!
    Svaka ti cast!

  4. Congratulations!

  5. Congratulations! That’s wonderful news. :)

  6. Congrats to the two / three of you!

  7. A hearty Mazel Tov!

  8. mubarak to both of you….you are in our thoughts….we are waiting till the first koobideh can hit his or her lips

  9. Congrats to you and Shimo!

  10. I am so happy for you and Shima Ram. You two will make excellent parents. Congrats.

    Have you two picked out names yet?

  11. Congrats!

  12. He/she will be the coolest thing you ever made. Congrats!

  13. Congrats on your pending entry to the club of parents.

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