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meet Greg!

please help us welcome into this world Gregory Michael Susz.

he was born at 9:54pm on 10/17/10, at 41 weeks gestation (1 week overdue). we brought him home today and everyone’s getting settled in.

at birth he was 6 pounds, 14 ounces and 21 ½” long. and he’s cute.


heading home!

leveling off

things at home are still crazy, anticipating the arrival of Lincoln Mercury (that will not be his real name). but i have been able to block out some time to work on projects here and there. one that i’ve been really wanting to get done is to take care of the low spot in back […]

climbing the ladder

no, i didn’t get a promotion at work (the boss doesn’t like me). but Julie still loves the ladder. i dragged it out to clean the arch window in the great room, and within 60 seconds of setting it up – here we go!

3 Oct 2010

an afternoon in the forest

anyone who’s been to our house will know that about 60% of our lot is trees. a fairly thick forest, with a lot of scrub, underbrush, and deadfall – the result of a long period of absolutely no forestry management or maintenance. plus, a lot of the downed trees and limbs are due to the […]

August is here

last year on August 8th, we spent the night up at Dartmouth in the ‘Koala Suite’ – a special room in the ICN where parents room in with their babies for a night before they are discharged. a test for the parents, for sure. thankfully, they did this 2 days before Justin was allowed to […]

hai 2 u 2

this is Lincoln. Lincoln Mercury, to be more precise. (this will not be his real name). but he’s definitely en-route. pictured above, he’s at 27 weeks & 1 day. he’s measuring about a week ahead of his big brother. it’s looking like he will arrive ahead of schedule also, but not as early as Justin. […]

13 Jul 2010

a roast

in addition to a myriad of other things today,  i was finally able to roast some coffee again. i hadn’t done it since the middle of winter, where it takes a bit longer to roast (but it cools down faster!) i got started roasting when carrie gave me an assortment of green coffee beans and […]

20 Mar 2010

water in the woods

taking a look at the snowpack melt/runoff in our woods. thankfully it runs sideways and drains into the ditch on the far edge of our property.

15 Mar 2010