Every year Kate and I go to Chicago for St. Patrick’s Day weekend for the annual Welsh Family reunion and “WeLush Pub Crawl.” The crawl started with a dozen members of the Welsh family hopping from bar to bar in Wrigleyville over 10 years ago and has swelled to include as many as 70 crawlers […]Read more "Taking The Overnight Train"
Friday was Max’s first flight and Kate and I were confident he would do well. He’s 6 weeks old, very calm, and we are both seasoned travelers. Friends, family, and blog readers sent in tips and advice on my last post (read here), which Kate and I used quite successfully on our trip to Chicago. We […]Read more "A newborn, a plane, and food poisoning."
Tomorrow Max will be cruising at 30,000 feet over the Midwest as he flies from Wichita to Chicago. This will be a first for him and certainly not the last since Mommy and Daddy travel quite frequently. It is a good first flight for us since we do not have to change planes, it’s a short flight, […]Read more "Max Takes His First Plane-Ride"
So…being a baby is kind of like being a total drunk. They can hardly see past about a foot in front of them, they have a hard time controlling both eyes at the same time, they can’t roll over without help, and they puke frequently…and crap their pants. I call that “Saturday.” In all seriousness, […]Read more "Max Can See Objects Over 10 Feet Away"
Last night Kate and I threw a party at our house for her family and mine as her brothers and sisters finally got to meet Max. Mark and Abby flew in from Wilmington, NC and Todd and Jenn flew in from Chicago. Frank and Kathy made the 8 hour drive from Vinton, IA again, […]Read more "The Ass Menagerie"