and he has entered phase number two of urinating the second the diaper comes off. i guess in the long run, i can’t complain too much, as it has been making my reflexes improve terrifically.
today we had our monthly doctor visit (14.4 lbs 24 ¼”) which brought another in the long line of vaccinations. to be perfectly honest, i have absolutely no idea what this one was. the doctor told us and i’m pretty sure i was paying no attention to any words he used. maybe it was for onchoceriasis, there may still be a chance it exists in new milford new jersey. anyways, he’s healthy and growing, which i suppose is pretty much all we can ask for.
on a totally un-related note, nathaniel had his baptism this past sunday. his godparents (julia’s cousin jackie and my cousin eric) stood by as the priest continued to ask the jewish guy questions about faith in jesus. remind me for the next child not to be the one holding the baby during the ceremony. apparently that’s the person they talk to, not the one with the giant cross necklace on.
we had a meeting at the church the wednesday night before to go over the process. at this meeting, there were five sets of parents. on sunday when we got to the church there were eight babies, only two of which did i recognize the parents. either way, the priest during the ceremony didn’t break stride once. babies crying, slightly older kids yelling, ewoks fighting stormtroopers. nothing rattled him. we figured the service would take forever with all of the families, but it was done and over in less than an hour. practice makes perfect i s’pose.
the party afterward was a good time as well. lots of food, lots of people, lots of leftovers that will feed us for the rest of the month.
have i mentioned lately that pickles enjoys wrapping himself in various things around the house? well, he has commandeered an old blanket and decided it is now part of his bed. the other day, when i got home from work, the dog was nowhere to be found. i called for him, and a short while later, this emerged –
i love this dog.