I remember her crossing the finish line at the New York Triathlon in Harriman State Park in 2001, struggling and smiling — she’d made it! We’d spent countless hours training together for the race, bonding over our less-than-athletic physiques and our determination. But we both crossed the finish line triumphantly. I remember us going dress shopping before Y2K, then dancing and celebrating … [Read more...] about My Friend Tigger
Farewell To “The Biscuit”
Lately, our minds have cast back to the winter of 2003-2004, when a certain vehicle — eventually to be known as “The Biscuit” — came into our lives. Michael and I were fairly newly married and we’d moved to a 2 bedroom apartment in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, where the alternate-side on-street parking restrictions were loose enough to convince Michael he’d be willing and able to move the car … [Read more...] about Farewell To “The Biscuit”
Happy 9th Birthday To Our Eldest!
We remember when you were but a little thing. And look at you now! … [Read more...] about Happy 9th Birthday To Our Eldest!
Rory walking., originally uploaded by Pamela PC. We finally got a little video footage of Rory walking. Here we’re at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, where he got a chance to really stretch his legs. … [Read more...] about Rory Walks
Rory Turned 1 Year Old Last Week!
Rory at 9 months
Can you believe it? He’s 9 months old already. He’s “cruising” up a storm and getting into all kinds of trouble. Thankfully, he’s beautiful and very sweet. … [Read more...] about Rory at 9 months
Rory’s all about standing up these days. He’ll crawl over to me and hold up one hand, and then the other, for me to grab each with one of my own. Then he scoots his little body down, places one foot, then the next, and inches himself up to standing. When the surroundings are right (say, he’s right next to the toy garage Callum got for Christmas), he can pull himself up without any outside … [Read more...] about Rory stands
Rory Melvin was born at 10:15 pm on June 5th. He was 7 lbs and 2 oz. Mom and baby are healthy and doing well. … [Read more...] about Rory’s Arrival
Tai Shan’s birthday, too
The giant panda who shares Callum’s birthday – Tai Shan – also celebrated turning 2 recently. … [Read more...] about Tai Shan’s birthday, too