Author Archives: Neil

“I Love Mommy” and “I Love Daddy”

One of the things we’ve been working on with Amelia lately is getting her to speak more than one word at a time…it’s been a minor frustration over the past month or so, in fact. But last night, we had … Continue reading

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Welcome News

We had another ultrasound appointment a couple weeks ago (August 12th, to be precise), so we got to check in on the twins a little bit. The appointment was at a different facility than we’ve used in the past, so … Continue reading

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Amelia’s Second Birthday Portraits

We took Amelia to Portrait Innovations again this year on her birthday. We got some great pictures of her again–she looked darling, especially in the yellow dress that Geitra wore when she was a little girl. Here’s a quick little … Continue reading

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Doctor Appointment #2

We had our second appointment with Geitra’s OB-GYN on Thursday, and everything seems to be on track. Amelia was great during the appointment, and we all got to hear the twins’ heartbeats—one for a good while, and the other for … Continue reading

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Unexpected News

So we learned a couple weeks ago that Geitra was pregnant again, and today was the day for our first ultrasound appointment in order to ensure everything was going well and get the first estimate of her due date. But … Continue reading

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Vacation = 10 Seconds of Fame

Andy Warhol is famous for saying, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” Well, Neil used up about 6 seconds of his allotment as we came home from our vacation. When we arrived at LaGuardia Airport in … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation Photo Gallery

Here’s a link to a quick little gallery with some pictures from our vacation. We’ll be adding a better gallery when we get home! Now that we’re back, we’re working on adding more photos to this as we get the … Continue reading

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Things We Learned While Cruising the Caribbean

Bring sunscreen. Lots of it. Because the markup in tourist traps is something like 10,000%. Okay, okay — 400%, but still…it’s sunscreen!! Sea turtles can swim up to 25 miles per hour. In colonial days, Bermudans ate their entire sea … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Days Eight and Nine – At Sea

This is the only way to travel — hour after hour of sitting in a lounge chair on the upper decks, soaking in the sun and hopping in the pool when you get too hot. Nothing to worry about except … Continue reading

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Caribbean Vacation, Day Seven – Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands

Grand Turk is the capital of Turks and Caicos Islands. Despite that, the island’s population more than doubled when our ship — which has about 4,500 people on board — docked. The island is about seven miles long and one-and-a-half … Continue reading

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