Momma Says Spock You OUT.
Gwendydd (Welsh for “morning star”/”Venus” aka “beauty”) came into this world at 12:23pm yesterday, May 27th, weighing in at 9lbs 7oz and measuring 22″ in length. Both baby and momma are feeling great and Gwen’s older siblings are all taken with her. (In an odd coincidence, this means that she shares her birthday with WordPress.)
At first, I was like “Heh.”, then I was like “Ohhhh…”, then I was like “Ouch.” I mean, they’re even driving an exact doppelgänger of my minivan. Very ouch, baby.
Merry Christmas from my family to yours! Here’s a little Christmas merriment to brighten your day:
There they are, my two pride-and-joys. They’re growing up so fast. Will is now working on sounding out and spelling words on his own (“hot” and “hat” were his first ones this past week) and Katie, upon hearing the first few bars when my wife opened this Tumblr post from Merlin Mann containing a rendition [...]
…Only far, far bundle-of-joy-ier. (Click the image for the full size scanination) We’re due March 17th — that’s right, a St. Patty’s Day baby. They’ll still wear orange, though. *grin*
Dialog, almost verbatim, from last night’s bedtime ritual: Me: [Having just read the story of Moses getting the Ten Commandments from God] What did God tell Moses to tell the people? Will: … Me: He said “Do not…”? Will: Kill! Me: And “Do not…” Will: … My Wife: [Suggesting helpfully] “Do not st…” Will: Steve! [...]
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