Elijah and Oscar!

The adventures of two extraordinary fellows

Friday, September 30, 2005

Four weeks old!

It has been four weeks since Elijah marched on into this world, and we're as happy as can be.

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Bathing Beauty

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Shilling for The Man and swinging in a sling

Elijah knows where his bread is buttered.

Mom learned how to use the Mayan sling today when we went to Vox Pop.

Competitive sling swinging.

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Elijah the party boy

Yesterday Elijah went with his Mom and Dad to the very wonderful wedding of Jim and Aruna. Everybody had lots of fun!

Saturday, September 24, 2005

News from Day 22

Elijah waves hello to all his blog fans. Hello everyone! Hello!

Yum! The Green Market at Union Square.

Glam shots with Mom and Dad.

And now for the big news: Yesterday, Elijah turned himself over! Right after I put him on his belly for a little tummy time, Elijah found the petard with which to hoist himself from belly to back. Hooray for Elijah!

Friday, September 23, 2005

Three weeks old!

That's hard math for the lil' guy, but he's trying to add it up. Smart baby!

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Sure, he looks innocent enough...

...but entire forests quake in fear when they think about the enormous disposable-diaper-filling capailities of the mighty Elijah.

Nineteen days old and nothing but joy!

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Day 18: 8 pounds, 6 ounces!

Today Elijah went for his second checkup, and he has gained almost two whole pounds! Have a look at this beauttiful, 8 pound, 6 ounce baby:

Elijah celebrated by having himself a cold one.

Hooray for beer! Hooray!

Then, to top off his wonderful day, Elijah had his first real bath.

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Out with the old, innie with the new!

Elijah's umbilical stump finally fell out. Just in case you were wondering, it looked like this:

Here's his perfect little belly button:

We all celebrated with a rousing game of Scrabble. Elijah was the big winner, of course! (We spotted him a couple hundred points.)

Monday, September 19, 2005

Sweet Sixteen--a visit from Gramma and Grampa

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Our little Incan deity

Elijah the Hut

Even the most beautiful baby on the face of the planet can look like a homunculus if the angle is wrong and the lighting is bad. Here's your proof:

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Two weeks old!

Yesterday Elijah celebrated his second week by going to the drugstore so he could get more diapers.

Friday, September 16, 2005

Lucky Thirteen

Elijah had a bath today, and he also went to Avenue U with his Mom and Dad. Fun day!

Thursday, September 15, 2005

One lil'' old glamour shot from Day 12

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Eleven days old!

Elijah started the day with a little light reading. Later, he went to the audiologist, and then he had a bath. Squeaky clean and he hears like a champ!

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Ten whole days old!

Uncle Bill and Aunt Ina came for a visit today!

T-Bone the cat and Elijah are already good friends.

Monday, September 12, 2005

Day Nine: Elijah' Bris

Elijah and his Mom were real trroopers yesterday. Thanks, Uncle Dan and Aunt Sue, for taking part! Thanks to everyone for being there!

Sunday, September 11, 2005

Today we are eight days old!

Elijah went to the Green Market on Cortelyou Road for the first time today

Look at how happy his Mom is!

While he was at the Green Market, Elijah met his new friend, Olivia.

What is sweeter. Elijah or pie? If you're reading this, I bet you know the answer. Elijah, of course!

When he came home, Elijah spent some time with Auntie Ganda and Winnie. What a ladies man!