Monthly Archives: April 2011

New dad diaries.

Anybody who knows me knows that I’m a gamer. That means any type of game in general, but these days it means video games most of the time. Many years ago, I used to write reviews and articles for a couple of national gaming magazines, including the celebrated and lamented Computer Games Magazine. Another contributor […]

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I always knew better times were ahead.

I bought this outfit at the Baby Gap that we passed every day on our way home from the NICU in December. It was December 26th, and my brother, sister-in-law and nieces and nephew had just left to head back to Arkansas and Justin and I were alone again. It was freezing cold, there was […]

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Self portraits.

It was dark, rainy, and gloomy yesterday. I decided to try a little experiment called “Baby and Mommy: Self Portrait.” Emme was game. A little puzzled, maybe, but amenable. Jack, on the other hand… Hmmm. What to call that expression on Jack’s face? Dismissal? Disdain? Disgust? All three? He was not in the best of […]

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Pretty girl.

One more from their 4-month photo shoot. I just love the way her hands are clasped in this one. My pretty, bald little girl.

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Fabulous four months.

We’re four months old today. Unpredictable. Funny. Mercurial. Learning new things every day. Surprising us every day. Emmeline remains the perpetually sunny twin, always looking at her brother with a puzzled look when he freaks out about something. Despite her sunniness, she shows flashes of stubbornness and a strength of will that doesn’t bode well for her teenage […]

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