On parenthood and life

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Tech blogger Jeff Atwood took a detour from his usual nerd programming yesterday to address a nearly universal topic: parenthood. He expresses something about the joys of parenting in a way I completely understood and couldn’t have said half as well: When I am holding Henry and I tickle him, I can feel him laughing […]

I think we’ve got an engineer on our hands…

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Laura announced last night that she was going to make some “inventions”. She had a bag full of assorted building materials that included two wiki sticks, a cup with a crazy curved straw, a plastic flute, an empty McDonald’s Apple Pie box, some crayons, and a pencil. She first decided she needed to invent a […]

Home again, home again…

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As a friend noted the other day, it’s a bit of a weird feeling to know that you’re driving only two to the hospital, but when you come home there will be three. But it’s a great feeling, too, to finally leave the hospital and bring folks home. Becky and Katie were discharged on Sunday […]

The Waiting Game

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We’ve gotten to that point in Becky’s pregnancy now where it’s just a waiting game. The calendar is clear; the in-laws are here (and planning to stay until after the baby is born), the bags are packed. Heck, we even made a trial run to the hospital on Thursday morning when we had a bit […]

More Ketchup!

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Our little Addison (age two and a half) caught a low-grade stomach bug earlier this week. She wasn’t notably ill or uncomfortable, just sleeping more than usual and not wanting to eat much of anything. That it was, in fact, a stomach bug became clear on Wednesday morning when she threw up. Still, she was […]