The day is finally here. Today my wife and I will hopefully learn the sex of the fast growing fetus inside her belly. A couple weeks ago I introduced yet another blog contest asking you to guess the sex of the child and then provide three names.
Well the results are in and I tabulated your guesses. Here’s a chart listing all the names you submitted in the comments on that specific post. Based on your guesses it appears we will be having a girl. You picked a girl over a boy by a rather resounding 20-11 margin. Maybe this has something to do with the makeup of those reading my blog. There are some really good name suggestions and some far out ones too. I’m not sure what this says about the readers of my blog, but oh well. I love all your entries and participation in this contest.
By the numbers: in my immediate family I have five brothers and one sister. I have six nephews and one niece. The last girl to enter the family was born in 1990 and has a MySpace page. My sister was born in 1962 so you can see there’s a bit of a female drought in our family. If you add the date of my sister’s birthday (11/7) and her daughter’s together (12/20) you get 48. My favorite show on tv is Kiefer’s 24 so if you double (two girls in the family) it you get 48. Man, this must be fate. A girl is clearly inside my wife’s belly based on all these wild computations. As stated at the beginning of this paragraph boys currently outnumber girls in my family 12-2. What’s going to give? I will find some way to update this post later today since I would hate to leave you hanging all weekend.
EDIT: our ultrasound appointment isn’t until 1:45pm PDT today.
EDIT II: the curse is over. It’s a girl, labia and all! My wife and I will be watching Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and Mystic Pizza tonight to celebrate. It appears you bloggers do know a thing or two about predicting the gender of children. We have much to think about this weekend, but we’re very excited about everything. Have a great weekend!
TODAY’S RULED OUT BABY NAMES: Boyd, Gretel, Burt, Geraldine, Balki, and Guinevere.