May 2009


The Day The Earth Stood Stupid

I knew immediately that the 2008 remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still would be a bad movie, and probably really bad. Nevertheless, it ended up in my Netflix queue and we just recently watched it on DVD, even though I knew there would be nothing (other than greed) to justify its existence, and […]

Twins update and new videos!

The girls are almost two weeks old now, and for the most part they seem to be doing very well. The heart rate and breathing alarms still go off once in a while, but it seems that they’re both doing what they need to do — just get a little older and keep developing. Elizabeth […]

The Complete Labor & Delivery Story

Our two daughters were born eight weeks early on Tuesday, May 12, 2009. For those of you interested in just the highlights of that day, read Dan’s post Introducing Carolyn Joy and Elizabeth Grace. For those interested in all the play by play details, read on…

The day began rather earlier than expected. I got […]

Side by side (for real)

So Janet and I were just talking about how we didn’t have any good side by side pictures of the babies yet, because they’re on such a short tether with all the wires and tubes… Well, I left my old digital camera there in one of the cribs, because one of the nurses had told […]

Side by side (sorta)

People keep asking us if we know if Carolyn and Elizabeth are identical twins. Nope, we don’t know. There are several things one might look for that would rule OUT identical twins (different gender, different blood type, etc), and our girls match on all those things — but this only means that they MIGHT be […]