Countdown to Kianna
Seventeen. 18. 17. 16, 15, 14, 13 days away from the “scheduled” appearance of Kianna Allene Brown. And by “scheduled,” I mean planned, outlined and diagrammed – I’m not sure there could be more deliberate planning for a couple’s first child.
Check the Journal on Thursday when guest blogger and mom-to-be Kishia shares her heart and her own message to Kianna.
Kelly and I attended Sunday morning services yesterday with Kishia and Darnell, and when Kishia raced her hubby to our car after a powerful time of worship, I was astonished.
“What are you doing?” I asked my 8 1/2 –month pregnant daughter.
Her winded reply: “I’m tryin’ to get this baby out of here.”
Songs of the Seventies
Journal note: Mondays are dedicated to a memoir-in-progress journey back to the 70s. For the next four weeks, I’m sharing a 2,000-plus word story – in four installments – that weaves songs of the 70s and one particular 1980 hit with a look back at my encounters with Doug C. while I worked at the Belle Drive-In.