Monthly Archives: June 2005

Movie Review: Batman Begins

This is a tricky review to begin to write. I have noticed that it has become harder and harder to please the iGeneration when it comes to movies … everyone is reading everything online, early script versions, trailer reviews, press … Continue reading

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Julius & Ben: Encounter at Toberua

Baby interaction can be fascinating:

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Toberua Trip #16 Report and HUGE photoalbum

For those wanting to see the pictures badly (yes, you, Tammy) I created a large photoalbum (104 photos) right here. But on with the report … We had scheduled the trip some time ahead, as June 17th is our anniversary … Continue reading

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Daily Julius: Socks

Today he crawled into the closet and found the socks. And had a lot of fun with them.

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We just got back from …

… yes, Toberua … once again, trip #16. For the first time we brought a guest and also for the first time we met people who had booked their island trip partially based on having found this very website. So … Continue reading

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Daily Julius: Free standing !

This was an amazing first today, a major milestone. While standing, keeping one hand firmly attached for support, it seemed that he suddenly thought of something else and removed the hand, and just stood there for a couple of seconds. … Continue reading

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Playing in the sand (video)

His newfound freedom and enthusiasm at exploring the sand was worth a video clip:

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Daily Julius: Explorer

Crawling in the sand, grasping everything he can reach. Since he has overcome that phase of “i need to put everything in my mouth” we can let him explore a bit more, and he sure loves it.

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Toberua Sunrise

The adventage of having a small baby is that you get to see beautiful sunrises like this:

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Daily Julius: Distracting Mommy

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Rafting the Upper Navua (Preview)

So Ryan and I went to do this fantastic (albeit strenous) rafting trip yesterday. Something I feel I should have done much earlier and I can highly recommend to everyone who visits Fiji (and who has the physical stamina and … Continue reading

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Daily Julius: Quickie

Today I experienced pretty much the longest time being away from Julius in one stretch since his birth. I woke up at 2:30 AM, could not sleep anymore, at 5 AM I kissed Julius and Ritsu goodbye and off I … Continue reading

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Daily Julius: Strangers bearing gifts …

Today we welcomed our first visitor from our old NYC days (after some creative detouring, thanks to Air Pacific): Ryan. Julius was at first a bit scared / confused having another tall man with a booming voice in the house, … Continue reading

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Fun with Air Pathetic

Our nation’s airline is once again holding up to its reputation. Yesterday I was supposed to pick up our friend Ryan (our first US visitor!) and having had some experiences with AP, I called ahead to find out if the … Continue reading

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Daily Julius: New bedtime behaviour

For a bit more than a week now his evening pattern has changed … no longer does he want to be rocked and sung to sleep, he actually objects … instead we do some quiet playing on the bed, read … Continue reading

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