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Yearly Archives: 2003

Holidays, Grandmas and Earthquakes

Jason enjoyed his first Thanksgiving with daddy’s extended family this year, then had a blast visiting with Grandma Patricia and Great-Grandma Marie for a fun five days at the start of December. We fit in a “four-generation” portrait while they were down, since it doesn’t

Six Months (!)

Incredible as it seems, Jason is now six months old. Last week we took him in for his check-up and it’s official…he’s big. The scores went like this: height = 90th percentile, weight = 97th percentile, head circumference = 97th percentile. The 97s were only

Front Porch Adventures

Dorothy found that everything she ever really needed was in her back yard all the time. In Jason’s case, it’s the front yard. A few days before the hurricane, we lost power when a “waterproof” seal on our electric lines took in water and exploded.

Hurricane Izzy

Well, we survived Hurricane Isabel with no injuries or property damage, though it did get a little scary for a while. Some neighbors lost trees (and one might lose his house due to a fallen tree), but we just lost power. Then again, “just” may

Four Months

Hard to believe it’s been four months since Jason was born. In some ways, it seems like just yesterday, but at the same time it’s hard to remember what life was like before him. On the 15th, Jason had his four-month check-up and got a

Update on Jason

Jason continues to do very well. We estimate his weight at somewhere between 15 and 16 pounds, which means he’s double his birth weight here at the 11 week mark. The best part is he’s smiling a lot, and even giggling with a little encouragement,