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Entries from October 2008

some recent videos

October 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Phil

have a couple new videos for you. internet at our house has been pretty good lately. when it’s on. days can be non-existent, but evenings/nights and weekends is totally usable. and i have learned to run my 50MB movies through imovie to export a decent quality 3MB movie to youtube. glad it works! i wasn’t [...]

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what do you americans study in school?

October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Phil

a friend who is moving back to the states next week came by this morning for a visit. she’s married to a kenyan. got a text from her this evening: thought you’d get a kick out of this. i told my husband your baby’s name and he said, ‘oh yeah, odin is thor the nordic [...]

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we voted on monday!

October 23rd, 2008 · 5 Comments · Phil


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separation anxiety

October 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Paige

today is odin’s 11-week birthday anniversary.  the first i’d heard of the birthday anniversary tradition was when we were in thailand in june, 2007 during the king’s 80th birthday anniversary celebration.  i like the concept because truly there’s only one birthday - the actual day of the birth.  every one thereafter is an anniversary of [...]

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tubby time & sleepy time

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Paige

odin’s first 9 weeks of life, we lived in 4 different places. now that we’re home and settled into our own space, we’re working on some routines. i hear babies like routines so we’re trying them out. pictures inside of the latest.

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at the end of the first quarter it’s phil 1, technology 0

October 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Phil

welcome to the first draft of the new look ab.comBLOG. i had a couple tense moments of mysql database ineptitude, but all’s well that ends well. it might not look that much different to you, but in the guts i’ve upgraded wordpress to the current version after two years and upgraded the theme to the [...]

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odin goes to work

October 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Paige

combining work and motherhood is never easy, so i am taking the “take your child to work day” concept as far as i can and bringing odin with me to work at every reasonable opportunity. so far, he’s presented to donors, participated in international conference calls, revised budgets, and developed program management plans like [...]

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odin speaks!

October 14th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Phil

VIDEO INSIDE! odin and phil like to have little conversations. odin has always been a talker; eating, sleeping, hanging around…he’s always giving a running commentary. read more to see some of odin at the top of his game. from this morning.

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how are the cats doing with odin?

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments · Phil

PICTURES INSIDE! it’s been a pretty common question from folks in the states since we returned to uganda. for the most part, the answer is that they pay him no attention. ttaano behaves as if he didn’t exist which is about what we predicted. ttaano is a special cat. uno fears odin a little, and [...]

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odin is greeted by new friends

October 10th, 2008 · No Comments · Phil

PICTURES INSIDE! a lot of people have been excitedly waiting for our return and, more importantly, odin’s arrival to uganda. when they meet odin, it’s really fun to see their reactions. and he has a lot of people yet to meet. we’re now going to start adding photos to our blog posts! i didn’t want [...]

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