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.
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[...]
Rebecca has figured out the child safety locks.
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)
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[...]
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)
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[...]
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 returning from our trip to Odessa (blog entry; photos), life has returned to normal, whatever that means.