Monday, February 29, 2016

Baby Geekling Announcement!

So we are so exciting to be welcoming a little geekling into the world late August 2016. Since we live in the age of adorable announcements for everything (I mean, engagements, weddings, baby pictures, you name it!), I felt like I should take a stab at it as well!

I wanted to do something that reflected both my and Jim's personalities, and our collective geekdom. I searched the internet for a while, but didn't find any geeky baby announcements that I really loved. I then realized that I really wanted to do something with books, since reading shaped so much of who I am today.

Jim and I collected books that meant a lot to us, and then I recruited my amazing friends Austin and Betsy, who did with my Cinderella photoshoot with me, to take the pictures. I think it turns out amazing!

Jim's stack (top to bottom):
Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (Actually mine, but added for height equity)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Very much his, he has read it more often and has more opinions of it than I do!)
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (Book 1 of the Wheel of Time series)
Macroecomics by Greg Mankiw
American Rifle: A Biography by Alexander Rose
Chosen By God by RC Sproul
Coaching Football's 46 Defense by Rex Ryan, Jeff Walker
Calvin Institutes of the Christian Religion edited by John T McNeill
The Feynman Lectures on Physics by Richard Feynman
Jazz Fakebook (Sheet music for jazz classics)

My stack (top to bottom):
The Princess Bride by William Goldstein
The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien
The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien
The Return of the King by JRR Tolkien
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (Previously owned by my great-grandmother)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
Victory in Christ by John Bunyan
Andersen's Fairy Tales (Given to my grandfather by his grandmother)

Baby Geekling's stack (top to bottom):
Tales of Winnie-The-Pooh by AA Milne
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Fairies of the Garden by CM Barker (Given to me by my great-grandmother)
The BFG by Roald Dalh
Holy Bible (A traveler's Bible from 1860, and the foundation of all teaching)


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