[ExI] Amara is giving birth!
sjatkins at mac.com
Tue Jan 6 06:06:00 UTC 2009
An update is in order. The labor was a bit longer and harder than Amara
had hoped for. But she gave birth to a beautiful daughter, Vija
(vee-ya). Attached is a low-res cellphone pic and some daat Amara took
from the hospital. She hopes to get around to more of an announcement
and sharing soon.
David C. Harris wrote:
> samantha wrote:
>> I just saw this facebook status update from her sister Nina.
>> "Nina is the aunt of a healthy baby girl today!"
>> I haven't heard any other detail yet but I expect mother and daughter
>> are resting.
>> - samantha
> I'd been thinking a lot about Amara and "Myrtle" today. I'd been
> struggling to reach the frontiers of home computing with a quad
> processor 8 Gigabyte RAM computer networked to specialized lesser
> computers. The usual unexpected hurdles gave me time to wonder "gee,
> Amara must be going into labor soon. I wonder how she's doing...".
> Today I finally got my Linux computer to give "birth" to a virtualized
> XP desktop, and I started thinking of the things that would no longer
> have to be dual booted. One of them was Second Life. And that lead to
> reading the transcript(s) of Amara's baby shower and experiences and
> thoughts, and the footnotes to her talk. And that lead me to the recent
> ExI messages and the wonderful news that she has succeeded in having a
> healthy baby girl.
> Congratulations, Amara! In pursuing a deep desire you have also
> educated a lot of people, including me, and touched our hearts. Thank
> you, for sharing you and your precious little girl. May you both (and
> we) live long and prosper!
> -- David Harris, Palo Alto
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