Three outfits, four bottles, three diapers, two traffic jams, and nine and a half hours later we made it back home. In all our trips to San Diego the drive never took longer than seven hours (and usually took more like six and a half). Put a three day old in the car and Murphy [...]
Archive for September, 2006
I’m not driving while blogging. (Thank you Joe for the broadband card.)
After a really hard goodbye we loaded up the car and headed north (Nicholas’ first car trip). We made it through a immigrant checkpoint (Nicholas’ first brush with the border patrol), through most of LA (Nicholas’ first trip to LA), and we are stuck somewhere in LA in horrible stopped traffic right now (Nicholas’ first [...]
This was going to be a great picture of me and my Jotspot t-shirt but Jul and Nicholas got in the way.
Mary’s friend Mark came by and gave Nicholas his first concert. We, of course, had already played him some U2 but his first live song was Black Limousine (Patty Griffen).
Mary’s sister Anne has been by her side every moment of this delivery. She slept on the hardwood floor the first night and wakes up with Mary and Nicholas at 2am when he decides to test out his new lungs. She has been the eyes and ears of the operation, making sure the hospital takes [...]
The Thompsons have graciously let us stay with them on our trips down to San Diego. I can’t tell you how nice it is to come home to a house instead of a hotel room at the end of a day. We came back home last night to a decked out room. (As if putting [...]
Having a baby on your lap is not all that different from the persistent laptop on my lap, although I’m still searching for the off switch. I’m pretty sure Nicholas has super powers — here he is moving faster than a camera shutter. I’m happy to say Mary is feeling better after the c-section and [...]