Archive for the 'Family' Category

Bay Area for the Weekend

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

I got back less than two hours ago from a weekend trip to the San Francisco area. I went there for my brother’s brother-in-law’s wedding. Here we all are: We stayed in the Courtyard Marriott in Emeryville, and the wedding was in Berkeley. It was a nice wedding. On the way back, I spend a [...]

Using Skype Video

Sunday, September 10th, 2006

I used online video chat to talk to friends and family for the first time today. I know this has been possible for several years, but finally now most people I know have broadband access, and my whole immediate family uses Skype. So I set up my video camera, installed WebCamDV, and chatted with my [...]

A Year Ago Today

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

A year ago today, I was in Hayden, Idaho with my family. That afternoon we went bowling. Here are my niece and two nephews, August 3, 2005: Last summer, I was away from home quite a bit. I flew to New York City, went to Yosemite, drove up the coast to Portland, went to Ensenada, [...]

New Nephew

Friday, July 21st, 2006

Yesterday my new nephew Alden was born in Florida: