Tuesday, September 26, 2006

10 days

Gabriella is 10 days old today. She is changing every day. I think she is getting prettier every day.

Wow, now with two kids life is very different. Some days are harder than others. It has been pretty smooth so far, but today is one of the harder day. Little Olsen has been naughty all morning. Nothing too big, just testing his limits with everything. And his "soft" pats on the head to Gabriella were a little harder than normal today. He did just get up from his nap and seems to be in a better mood. Hopefully the mood will stay for the rest of the day.

Good news though, I was able to take a shower and clean the kitchen while Olsen was taking his nap today. I love nap time. That is the only time of the day I am able to get things done.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Thursday, September 21, 2006

New Pix of Gabriella

We've got a few pictures online of Gabriella after her first week at home.

We've been really blessed in that she only eats and sleeps (along with a few other eventualities) and she rarely fusses. I remember with Olsen, when he cried it was as if the apocalypse was just down the hall. Gabriella's cries are rather soft and few and far between. We can tell already that she has a darker complexion than her brother, but her eyes are still on the clear blue side.

The transition to two kids at home has been easier than I expected, but Marta may have a slightly different tale to tell. I'm in charge of the boy in the morning and once I get home from work. But from what Marta tells me, during the day Olsen has been pretty cooperative. That was my biggest fear, so I'm glad so far it has been a problem.

Stay tuned as Marta will certainly be posting her account of the past few days.

Saturday, September 16, 2006


Olsen would like to announce the birth of his little sister, Gabriella Elizabeth Harris.

Born: 9/16/06
Weight: 6lbs 14oz
Length: 19-1/2"

More to come...

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Cars anyone

Olsen's new favorite thing is to sit in his high chair and play with his cars. And like his cousin Penelope with frogs and pineapples, he likes to eat, sleep and bathe with his cars.

Last day at the beach?

On Labor day Monday (38 weeks pregnant) we decided to hit the beach one more time. It is called the childrens pood because as you can see it is a little lagoon with no big waves. It is great for Olsen because he can go in and out of the water without being knocked over by a wave. Grandma Susie also loved it was she visited in July.

Saturday, September 02, 2006

The Happy Couple

Here's a picture of us on our rear lanai. Not a bad view of Kailua Bay.


And here is our first post to our blog. We figured we would follow the crowd and jump off the cliff.

As is expected, we'll be tossing up pictures now and then as well as giving updates on all the happenings of our lives in dreary ole Kona, Hawaii. Yes, pity us for we are doomed to this rock for eternity.

Here's a taste of what to expect from us. Please keep the evny at a minimum.