Jonah’s first baseball game

Jonah’s AA baseball game yesterday was not exactly one for the record books. The spring-action pitching gizmo kept moving around so the coaches (who operate it) had to do lots of practice pitches to calibrate it before anyone could bat. (They said afterward that...

New Year

Los Altos, California As has been the case in the past, we had only a small window of opportunity to meet with our friends Shan and Heather, but we happily made the most of it, dining at their house this evening and chatting until midnight. They received the full baby...

Ultrasound

Good news from the ultrasound. Everything appears great at this stage of fetal development. No problems detected whatsoever. After the tech did the diagnostic part of the ultrasound—a roughly 30 minute process whereby she takes specific pictures and measurements—we...

Baby pokes

Baby rather painfully poked Erin last night. Erin shook her stomach a bit like she was laughing, and Baby, undoubtedly getting the clue, moved his foot or whatever it was somewhere less painful to Mom. As you might expect I was thrilled by the whole thing, but who...

Labs back

We got Erin’s labs back from the doctor today, and I’m pleased to report that everything about baby appears to be A-OK after the AFP. The alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test measures the protein secreted by the fetal liver. The test helps determine the odds of...