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Date : September 2011

She Just Walked!

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Published on: 2011.09.28

Rebecca just walked. A few minutes ago, she walked from the love seat to the TV — a distance of about 4.5 feet. She was confident enough to stop halfway there, turn and grin at me, and then keep going.

A Thunderstorm, a Bath, and Curtains

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Published on: 2011.09.27

Probably the biggest news is that we had a thunderstorm last night that brought (officially) 0.28 inches of rain, our first measurable rainfall in six months. Rebecca got to see lightning and hear thunder for the first time in her life. I held her on the front porch for a few minutes so she could[…]

Birthdays

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Published on: 2011.09.22

Our birthdays this year were perhaps the most uneventful in our marriage so far. We didn’t go out for dinner or buy each other presents or cards. We just turned 30 (my wife) and 39 (me). For the first time, and for only 367 days, we’ll both be in our 30s. (1 image after the[…]

Sept. 19, 2011

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Published on: 2011.09.19

Rebecca has figured out the child safety locks.

Her First Steps!

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Published on: 2011.09.16

Rebecca took her first steps yesterday (Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011). Of all a baby’s milestones, some are much bigger than others. This is one of the top two or three in a parent’s mind. (One image after the jump)

Sept. 14, 2011

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Published on: 2011.09.14

Naturally, it’s back up to 100°F or more and we still haven’t had rain. (And naturally, again they’re predicting thunderstorms for a week from now, but I still don’t believe it.) Yesterday, we shopped briefly at Target, Kohl’s, and Bed Bath & Beyond, just picking up a few minor household items: a couple of decorative[…]

Baptism Redux

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Published on: 2011.09.11

Unhappy with our family photos from Rebecca’s baptism, we recently dressed up again and took more pictures. (2 images and 2 links to images after the jump)

Sept. 9, 2011

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Published on: 2011.09.09

Since Monday, we’ve been seeing unseasonably cool temperatures, even setting record lows at night. Though it’s been 90°F or higher in the afternoons, it still feels cool and breezy after the searing summer heat wave. My wife was off work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, during which we took several walks with Rebecca, each time going[…]

Early End to Heat Wave?

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Published on: 2011.09.05

The weather forecasters were dead wrong about the chance of rain this weekend, and quickly changed “40% chance of rain” to “no chance of rain”, as I expected. But so far they were right about cooler temperatures.

Since We’ve Been Back

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Published on: 2011.09.01

Since returning from our trip to Odessa (blog entry; photos), life has returned to normal, whatever that means.

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