Bernard, McCarthy Family

strangely domestic

november 2031
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Etienne Bernard ( years), Violet-Adele McCarthy ( years), Noémie (1 year)

Etienne transitions into Fatherhood seamlessly, and now Noémie is a toddler, he’s hitting his stride.

In his career, there is no where for him to go, as his wife has the highest paid position in the county, and he never wants to move again. So he occupies his free-time with Noémie’s upbringing; she will be the smartest, most well-adjusted preschooler to ever step into Longfellow Elementary.

He bundles her up, because it might be too crisp for her. When she was an infant, Violet-Adele teased him of sweltering her with all the layers, so he is relieved she can now vocalize any discomfort or just tear layers off herself.

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Creelman Family, Prince

never too old to dream

may 2031
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Eva Prince (56 years), Gideon (49 years), Dahlia (11 years)

Most of our days are routine, Gideon is working on a new research grant letter. His previous horticulture project at the university has completed, and he’s ready to tackle his next big questions. He loathes this part of the job the most. I can’t say I’m terribly fond myself, as he stays up late into the night, and I don’t like going to bed alone.

I usually spend my evenings with Dahlia. Even though she’s eleven, she still enjoys cuddling with her Mama, and I’m not complaining.

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Births, Brindley, Creelman Family

our greatest joy

march 2030

The hospital had scheduled Paloma’s induction for five am, which meant that they had to rise well before the sun. The trees were beginning to blossom and bud, and it felt right with Paloma to be entering the season of rebirth with the delivery of her twins.

Her family knew of the induction, and actually beat her to the hospital. Her sister, Linnea had come in the night before from EU, and despite Paloma insisting that she’d call as soon as the babies arrived, they came to wait.

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Births, Brindley, Creelman Family

december birthdays 2029

december 2029

Paloma is six months pregnant with the twins, and already feels grotesquely huge. She struggles just getting out of bed with all the weight she’s carrying in the front.

Each morning, Adam comes out of the bathroom, as she’s preparing to go in. He gives the twins a good morning talk, tells them to stay put, and that they have to listen, because he is their Dad.

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Brindley, Creelman Family

down at the bakery

july 2029
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Adam Brindley (32 years), Paloma (31 years),

narrated by: Paloma

Our bakery was celebrating its one year anniversary, and we had decided to release a blueberry cheesecake to commemorate the occasion.

We had gotten into a routine with Adam cooking breakfast while I got ready, but recently I was coming down with him and rummaging through the fridge.

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