Monthly Archives: December 2012
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 7 years to get […]
I started a detailed list of everything that happened on my son’s first Christmas. By the time I got to point IV. A. 1.1, though, I decided that might not be super interesting for anyone other than me. So here are the highlights: Breakfast: milk + a shot of formula nog for Wolfe. His mother […]
People keep asking my wife and me if we’re excited for Christmas. They also find it necessary to inform us that this is our son’s first Christmas (I am bad at math, but after a quick check of the abacus I’d already figured that out). We are excited to have a long break from school […]
Little boy All dressed in red Won’t you rest your weary head? Won’t you close your eyes and sleep? (I’m so tired I could weep.) Then you say, “Ah da da da,” And I’m glad that we had ya.
My son is a happy kid, but he does have a few minor issues. One problem is his oversized skull. Babies usually get that from one of their parents…but while it might seem obvious which of us Wolfe inherited his from, we now have some surprising evidence that flies in the face of conventional wisdom. […]
There was a Seinfeld episode about ugly babies. “You have to see the baby,” the exultant parents kept saying. But when Jerry and company finally saw the baby, she was ugly. And nobody wanted to tell the parents. My wife and I vowed to each other that we would be brutally honest with ourselves about […]
I used to gag–literally, gag out loud–when one of our cats would hork on the carpet and I’d have to clean it up. Now that I have a kid, I just laugh at a little thing like cat vomit. Yesterday, though, was probably the grossest thing to date (at least for me). My son loves […]