Two Births and an Annunciation

I’m afraid I’m not in a position to crank this blog back into life in any sustained way just yet (though I will probably be posting a few odds and ends), but I will break the silence to make a trio of announcements (a couple days late for the Feast of the Annunciation, but oh well…).  If you know me on Facebook, you’ll already know all about the first two, so you can skip down to #3, which is all-new and hot off the press, so to speak.

Birth #1

First, I am proud to announce the birth of my son Oliver Aaron, born Sunday, March 23rd at 11:00 PM, and weighing in at 7 lbs., 9 oz., exactly the same as my first son, Soren.  He’s a handsome enough fellow, but he scowls a lot, with the air of someone indignant at being hauled out of his warm comfortable cave into the cold, hard world.  I am prognosticating that he will be the first of our children to display reclusive or anti-social tendencies. Read More


Philippa Hope Littlejohn

Born 10:06 PM on 10/10.  Little Pippa is just 6 lbs., 7 oz., but lovely, quiet, and happy.
Everything went as perfectly as could be—born on her due date, quickly, naturally, in great health; my amazing wife Rachel is doing great as well, and we’re already back home—just four hours later!

God is good, incredibly good.