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New photos from Avery

For Christmas last year, Avery got a Fischer Price kid-tough camera (it’s a digital camera that’s encased in rubber).  Here’s the latest set of photos from it.  I’ve edited a lot now and have a lot fewer here, since I don’t want to post the photos she took of other kids.  Check those out on […]

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Happy Birthday, Finn

So Finn is one year old today.  Congrats, buddy.  We had a party with Jenny’s parents, her uncle and Grandma from Washington state (Finn’s Great Grandma), and four of the nieghbor kids.  Great fun and cake was had by all.

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The world’s youngest Blink 182 fan

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Some quick thoughts on flying solo

Jenny went to her parents’ house this weekend, so I was home with the kids (Avery, a 3.5yo girl and Finn, a 11mo boy) for 3 days. I was able to borrow a car for one of those days. Activities: Friday (car): zoo, picnic lunch; ice cream shop, park (1) Saturday: downtown via el, family […]

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Traverse City, MI

Jenny and I took a “Happy 8th Anniversary Us” trip to Traverse City, sans-kids, over the weekend of 26 June. Here are some of the photos I took.

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I just realized…

The projected due date for the new Riley is August 8th, which would make his birthday 8/8/08. Check this out: In the Greek mysteries, the number 888 represented the “Higher Mind.” The Greek variation of “Jesus,” “Iesous,” equals 888. (link) The symbolism of the number eight: starting afresh on a higher level, an octave higher. […]

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Yet one more reason I love my wife

So we’re watching Toy Story and Buzz gets knocked out the window by accident. As he falls, I hear the familiar “eeeiyow!” and turn to Jenny, smiling. “Do you recognize that?” I ask. “The… Wilhelm Scream?” she says. And I smile the smile of a man whose wife knows him well. Him and the esoterica […]

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I don’t usually care about basketball but…

My cousin Sarah is a Senior Forward for Washington University’s Women’s Basketball team, who made the Final Four last year. There’s an interview with her on the Wash U website.  Enjoy.

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