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Small Break

Sorry guys, but I’m going to have to take a leave of absence from updating/commenting/etc. Between real life issues and our yearly trip coming up the 6th of July, my head just isn’t in a place to play pretend with my sims at the moment. :(

I’ll be back around–hopefully–by the end of July or perhaps even sooner, depending on how things go.

Just wanted to let you know that I’m not giving up or going away, just taking a bit of a breather. Sometimes… losing yourself in the sims doesn’t really help when there’s issues to face in your actual life. If only!

ETA 8/8/13 – looking more like end of August, guys. Sorry! Blame the Steam sale.

12: Novak 2 – ‘Creep’

Paula Novak (Young Adult), Stefan Novak (Young Adult), Gwendolyn Mosley (Young Adult), Stella Mosley (Child)

“I can’t believe you’re seriously considering this.” Gwendolyn Mosley had a flair for the dramatic, but in this case, her arm flailing and disbelief was warranted. Her friend and roommate, Paula Novak, had clearly lost her mind.

“He’s my brother,” Paula replied with a sigh, “everything I’ve done has been for this. Now he’s free. I have to bring him back.”

“Are you sure that’s such a good idea? What about Lola?”

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12: Klein – ‘Connection’

Alex Klein (Adult), Rhys Klein (Teen), Gavin Klein (Child)

Gavin Klein was a little apprehensive about his father’s plan to throw him a birthday party. It wasn’t that Gavin didn’t like people, he did… he just wasn’t really sure he wanted a party celebrating his ascent into the awkwardness of the teenage years.

Unfortunately for him, Alex was hell-bent on doing the best he possibly could for his boys; even if that meant going against their wishes. He was governor now and didn’t get to spend as much time with them as he once had. So he tried to make up for it whenever he could.

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12: Winter Birth (McMaster)

Molly McMaster was welcomed into the world during a particularly heavy blizzard. The whole ordeal had been rather stressful, but Molly emerged healthy and relatively happy… the doctor swore that her non-stop crying was normal.

Little Molly wasn’t a particularly happy baby, but at least she was healthy.

She did enjoy a good bath, though. Bianca and Philip learned early on that the easiest way to get her to settle down was to give her a good scrubbing. Did they have a budding neat-freak on their hands?

Despite their new addition being particularly moody, both Bianca and Philip were happy to have a daughter. Hopefully she’d grow out of her finickiness.