New Arrival

Early Monday morning, the day after Field Day, we welcomed our son Evan into the family.  We were so right to stay home!  As good friends have opined “your life will change…for the better.”  So far, I would tend to agree.  The blog will receive (even more) infrequent updates, K8GU may be a little less active on the air, and there will be fewer homebrew projects over the next few weeks and months.  A few months ago after building some UHF antennas when I pinched the palm of my hand with a pair of pliers, I watched the blood blister heal and commented to Sarah on how amazing it was for several days straight.  “You think that’s amazing?  Well, I’m growing new life inside of me.”  We laughed, but it’s very true.  Every day is something new:  grasping, gazing, grunting, and gurgling.  This is only the beginning.  That’s pretty amazing.

Ethan Miller, K8GU, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Maryland, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

7 Responses to “New Arrival”

  • Matt W1MST:

    C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !

  • Ernest Gregoire, AA1IK:

    Have you bought him a radio yet! Congratulation, life just does not get much better than having a new baby. Good for you.

  • John W3RC:

    Congrats! My 2.5 year old daughter has been a joy (mostly! :)). And seeing her intrigued by all those funky sounds coming out of my radio to the current interest in saying “Hi” to those I talk to has been amazing. I hope that someday her and I can share in this hobby together. But I’ll leave it up to her to take it up further. For now I just enjoy all the little successes of her growing up and the joys and love of my sweet lil girl. Enjoy your lil one!

  • W3GFM Ken Johnson:

    CONGRATULATIONS on the New Call Sign!!

  • Matt W1MST:

    She saying “hi,” John? She’s clearly a naturally born CW op!

  • Eric W2EEC:

    Congrats 🙂

  • k8gu:

    Thanks, everyone! No new radios and I haven’t put him on the air yet. I’m sure he’ll be intrigued by the radio at some point…

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