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Entries from August 2008

boldly into the 21st century

August 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Phil

youtube was around when we were still here in the states, but it didn’t really explode until after we moved to uganda and consequently passed us by a little because we didn’t have the internet for video surfing. well, we just got a little point and shoot camera that shoots nice video, mostly to do [...]

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no rest for the weary

August 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Phil

so our lives revolve around odin nowadays. no surprise there i guess. this week has been fun in that the doc took him off the lights for a while to see how his bilirubin levels respond on his own. the upside being that we’ve been able to take him for walks and boat rides and [...]

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parenthood is moving right along

August 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Phil

two weeks goes by pretty quick. i imagine we’ll be saying something similar down the road. “wow, it seems like just yesterday that odin was turning down offers from berkeley and stanford of full-ride swimming scholarships and now here he is getting his 9th gold medal of the 2032 games here in oslo. where does [...]

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odin links

August 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Phil

since odin was born, we’ve been finding out more about his name. i’ve always liked ravens, so it was cool to learn that odin is sometimes known as the god of the ravens. here’s a list of links that people have sent me:

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introducing odin

August 5th, 2008 · 11 Comments · Phil

odin anderson bowen was born at 3:04 in the afternoon on august 2nd. he was 8 lbs 5 oz and 19 1/4 inches. he seems to have all the requisite parts; 10 fingers, 10 toes, eyes, ears… big jim and the twins fully intact. click more to hear the story of his 3 1/2 hour [...]

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parenthood: impending. a FAQ

August 2nd, 2008 · 3 Comments · Phil

when are you due? do you know what it is? do you have names picked out? where are you delivering? are you going back to uganda? how long are you staying? are you excited?

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