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Jonah’s First Year

Just over a year and a half ago I started documenting everyday in one second increments in the anticipation of my son’s birth. I posted a few cuts of the project here and here and while watching them back, I realized it was much more interesting to me to document his entire year. His first birthday was this past March and the project was complete. I, however, still needed to edit and upload the footage.

Have You Seen My Delivery?

Me: Where did you put my Amazon delivery? Her: I saw that the doorbell gave a notification but when I got home I didn’t see it. Me: So someone took it? Her: I guess so. Me: But I didn’t see the doorbell give another notification. Let me check the driveway camera. Me: checks driveway camera

Jonah’s Grand Entrance

It’s here! Our second episode of Epic Conversations! The conversations are so epic that it takes an epic amount of time for each one to get recorded…and even some more time to actually edit…and then to post. Anywho, here’s the episode summary: This episode is all about Jonah! Ryan and Joel discuss the newest addition to the Epic Conversations family. Epic Conversations is available on iTunes , Overcast , Pocketcasts , Anchor.

Taking It All In

I’ve been a dad for over a month now and it has been quite the adventure. As I wrote earlier, I’m so incredibly blessed to have an amazing wife and mother to Jonah in Claudia. We’re starting to get into a bit of a groove now. We’re learning his different cries so it’s a little bit easier to calm him down. But only a little. But I’m feeling a little more comfortable with him now too.

Love of Country: Update 2

Love of Country Love of Country: Update In my best Prof. Farnsworth voice from Futurama, “Good news, everyone!” (Well, hopefully.) From Vox: A federal judge in Washington, DC, has just reopened the door a crack to young unauthorized immigrants who qualified for relief from deportation and work permits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which the Trump administration wound down in September.

I’m in Awe

Time flies when you don’t get much sleep. Jonah will be one month old on Saturday and it has been an adventure. There have been challenges but also an incredible amount of memorable moments and realizations. The first realization is that I have become much more prone to become emotional than before. I was on twitter1 and saw a video that a father, who was recently diagnosed with ALS, made for his son .