Tag Archives: firsts

New Addition

I’m already finding second child syndrome to be a real and inevitable phenomenon.  Witness: it has taken me just shy of a month to blog about the birth of my second child, Cecelia Rae.  When Thing 1 was born, the … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

When we decided about four months back that le wife was going to visit her sister and our new niece in New York…alone…I was casually dismissive about the whole thing.  “Oh, sure,” I said, “Go for it!  No problem!”  I’ll … Continue reading

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Take me out

to the ball game! Last night was the little one’s first excursion to a (semi) pro baseball game…the San Jose Giants!  A ball at its finest!  Joining us were our entourage of (babyless, unfettered) friends , and a jolly time … Continue reading

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It’s official…

We have a real, bona-fide toddling toddler on our hands! Finally! Just in time for father’s day, too. A perfect gift, I’d say. Although something tells me I’ll be eating those words in just a few short days. Now we … Continue reading

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New York, New York

Back from an exciting “vacation” with the fambly.  Quotation marks emphasize the word vacation since it was merely a phantom of the ideal vacation I would envision for myself.  Highlights of the trip: some mild sightseeing, meeting and getting to … Continue reading

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Hair today, gone tomorrow…

The kid’s hair is getting long. Mainly her bangs. My approach has been to just suffer through this awkward hair stage and let it run its natural course. I was sure that my wife was on board with me on … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Chanukah

Tonight, December 1, 2010 (or, on the Jewish calendar – 24th of Kislev, 5771) marks the first night of Chanukah. The rabbinic (aka non-biblical) holiday celebrating the re-dedication of the Temple after reclaiming it from Antiochus and the Syrian Empire, … Continue reading

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