It was a perfect afternoon, with lots of friends, food and drink. Jodi made a beautiful Sabine poster for everyone to write their words of wisdom for the girl. I'd heard some freaky rumors about the weird shit that usually goes on at these baby showers, but the planning committee thoughtfully played to the boy/girl crowd and kept it real with a classic baby trivia contest. I did horribly, but I guess I'll be an expert soon enough. And in the midst of this very feminine activity, the Football Buddies managed to scrawl their Super Bowl hopes on the fabled Paper Plate of Prediction.
Our friends were very generous with their gifts for Sabine and we got lots of great stuff. I have to say though, that I have never seen a party clear out faster than when it was announced we'd be opening presents - I haven't seen a room empty that fast since the last time I did my poetry reading/interpretive dance/performance art ode to Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Here's my video homage to all the great Super 8 footage I have from my childhood (it's about 5 minutes long):