December 2008 Archives


enough to make your heart race

The best Christmas present I’ve ever been given: hearing the heartbeat of our little nugget today at the doctor’s office! Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] Right near the end there the doctor says “Now you know why… Read more »


a kumquat-sized secret

Pop quiz: How big is a kumquat? a) About 1 1/2 inches long b) Weighs less than an ounce c) As big as the baby that Allison is carrying d) All of the above Wait, what was that third one?! Yep! We’re pregnant! Here is a snapshot of our little nugget 5 weeks ago at… Read more »


environmentalism as religion

A friend posted this article by Michael Crichton, and I wanted to share a portion of it, because I found it incredibly telling: “Today, one of the most powerful religions in the Western World is environmentalism. Environmentalism seems to be the religion of choice for urban atheists. Why do I say it’s a religion? Well,… Read more »