Other duties

This week’s post on writing was superseded by grandmaternal duties.  Meet the newest pirate in the King’s realm.  Arrrgh! grandson.

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  1. strawberry curls on June 2, 2011 at 3:57 pm

    He is gorgeous. Those blue eyes are amazing. Congratulations!


  2. Laura on June 2, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Congrats! He’s beautiful (don’t have you tell you that though do I?) {G}

  3. Meredith T. on June 2, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    Loveliness beyond comment. And a Pooh Bear hat!

  4. Pat Floyd on June 2, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    What a wonderful new person for our world, and how fortunate he is in the family he has chosen.

  5. Laraine on June 2, 2011 at 10:55 pm

    Adorableness! Congrats to the happy parents (and grandmama!)

  6. KarenB on June 3, 2011 at 3:12 am

    He is darling! So bright-eyed and alert. My heartfelt congratulations to you and Zoe and the rest of the family.

  7. Laidee Marjorie on June 3, 2011 at 5:17 am

    What a bundle of joy. Such good looks! Such intelligence in that face! Congratulations to all of you with the responsibility of raising him.


  8. Aaron Lazar on June 3, 2011 at 6:01 am

    Oh! How precious, Laurie! Isn’t being a grandparent the very best of all times? Our fifth is on the way due next January. Already excited about meeting him/her. ;o) Congrats!!!!

  9. Mom of 6 on June 3, 2011 at 8:03 am

    Congratulations on a beautiful grandchild! Somehow, love gets multiplied, not divided, doesn’t it? Now, time, that’s another matter…

  10. Sabrina on June 3, 2011 at 11:06 am

    Congratulations on a healthy grandson! I see why you said he has contemplative blue eyes, he looks like he’s contemplating the mysteries of the Universe already.

  11. Tim H. on June 4, 2011 at 7:30 am

    How lovely, this time next year he’ll be toddling about spewing nonsense, but in a more endearing fashion than the presidential campaign. 😉

  12. TheMadLibrarian on June 5, 2011 at 10:04 am

    How utterly charming he is. Congratulations!

    On a completely unrelated note, do you know which of your booksellers offer your e-books in a PDF or non-e-reader format? I don’t own a Kindle or Nook, but am sometimes inclined to pick up an e-book, as long as I can simply download it to my computer. The sellers that offer Beekeeping for Beginners as a pre-order are only doing so in their specific e-reader formats.

  13. Laurie King on June 5, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Hi Mad Librarian–I’ll ask about the various formats, I thought it was supposed to be available in all formats.

  14. strawberry curls on June 5, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    Mad Librarian —

    It appears from this Random House site that you can purchase B4B for download to a computer from various sites they have listed here:


    Hope that helps.


  15. Laurie King on June 6, 2011 at 5:37 am

    My editor’s assistant says:
    Every service that is offering the e-book should be offering it as a download onto her computer. She may have to download an e-reading program to read it, but the option should always be there.

    And he should know.


  16. Big Sister to 5 on June 15, 2011 at 6:44 am

    Oh, he is absolutely gorgeous!!!! I have 5 younger siblings and the youngest just turned 3…we have all been praying for another one soon…I NEED A BABY IN THE HOUSE!!! lol Enjoy your grandson and Congrats to you!

  17. RussellHolmes on June 16, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    Beautiful child! What’s his name?

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