Ken August 6th, 2008
After a great 4th of July birthday party for Philsie at my mom’s house, we left for the other side of the lake. It’s always a treat for us to visit Michigan, not only to see family, but because Renee’s folks are still taking care of our dog, Jack, until we actually live in a place that allows pets. Jonathan loves to talk about Jack, so he is always super excited to see him (whether or not the feeling is mutual is still up in the air.)
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Ken July 24th, 2008
Yes, it’s been almost two months since I put new pictures or news on the website.
Yes, we had a new baby a month and half before the last update.
Yes, our friends and family are mad at us because they haven’t seen any new pictures of Gabe.
So, here they are.
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Ken June 1st, 2008
Do you ever feel incredibly busy, yet also feel like you are not getting anything done? That describes my life the past couple of weeks. The boys are doing great, but there is just so much more work with two. A friend described it this way: with one child, the parents are able to employ a “double coverage” defense; with two you go to “man to man”; and once you have three or more you go straight to a “zone/prevent” defense. Really, we’ve been doing great, but it just takes us twice as long to get anything done. Continue Reading »
Ken May 15th, 2008
We’ve been swamped with end of the year work stuff, family visiting and the bigger family. Papa Phil just got into town today and he and I are going to see the Eagles (!!!!) in Atlanta on Saturday. New pictures here and here.
Ken April 18th, 2008
At 9:30 am today, April 18th, Gabriel Drew Litscher was welcomed into the world at 7 lbs, 12 oz & 20 inches long. After months of waiting and praying, Baby Brother was finally introduced to his family. He’s got a good bit of red hair and the general consensus is that he closely resembles Papa Phil. Renee had an appointment for an induction at 5:00am this morning, so we got up dark and early and made our way down the mountain to the hospital. By 6:00 she was started on pitocin, by 7:00 she had her water broken, by 8:00 she had an epidural, by 9:00 she was pushing, and after a couple big pushes Gabe made his appearance. Continue Reading »