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13 September 2003
Well. It's true what they say about having a second child,
and the moribundity of thvedt.net is evidence. Fifty-three weeks
without any changes. I've been too tired! I'm about to
abandon my old-fashioned 1990's style web methods, so perhaps there
will be more action here. For now, check out a few new pics on
the Family and Home pages.
Johanna just turned one, and she continues to delight us. Thomas
is (nearly all of the time) a terrific big brother.
6 September 2002
Johanna Lynn is here! More to follow.
4 September 2002
We're getting back into our routine after the long holiday weekend
-- but of course, that routine will be shattered any day now.
We're still waiting for the new family member to arrive.
As usual, we went to Box Car Days
in Tracy, MN. Thomas & Tami spent the day on Saturday, and
Joseph joined them for Sunday and Monday. Tami's brother Chris
hosted a large gathering on Sunday, with tons of food, volleyball
(people thought Tami was nuts for playing), and a mosquito or two.
On Monday Joseph ran the inaugural
Box Car Days 5K road race. His time (20:38) made him wonder if
course was really 5k long. Naturally, we stayed for the parade,
Thomas took a helicopter ride with Grandma & Traci to top off the
On the drive home, Thomas was fascinated by the wind turbines near Lake
Benton (look here
They go on for miles & miles. When we passed by a hill
and couldn't see them, he'd say they were hiding.
25 August 2002
The main topic of conversation around here is, of course, the impending
arrival of Thomas's new brother or sister. Just a couple of weeks
to go. We're still scouring the baby name book, trying to come to
Tami's doing about as well as can be expected, considering she's 8 1/2
months pregnant, it's August, and we're in South Dakota.
Actually, for the last couple of weeks the weather
hasn't been all that unbearable.
Joseph has organized a large relay team for a road race next
month. He's lined up fifteen people, each running 1 mile.
two years he's run the same race, only with 5 runners, including Tami
year, running 3 miles each. Obviously Tami won't be running this