Catching up

Yes, it’s been a pretty long lull in blogging. I blame Facebook/twitter for letting out some of the blogging steam. But it’s also been mostly that I’ve been getting ready to be a dad. Clarification: busy trying to feel ready to be a dad. Well, with 2 1/2 weeks to go, we had a couple of loose ends to tie up, but that didn’t stop Rainer Eli from making a grand entrance on July 17, weighing in at 6lbs, 9oz, and 18 inches long.

P1000995So far fatherhood has been much as advertised (the sleep deprivation, the “wow, look at this amazing little creature!”, the diapers). But again, having an idea about what’s coming is different than actually experiencing the thing. Which I’m enjoying greatly. In fact, I’m going to go visit him right now.