It was a sound I had not heard in months; a sound all too reminiscent of the difficult trials of that first month home. My daughter was loosing control. I could hear the hysteria creep into her voice. When I looked, her cheeks were flushed, tears filled her eyes, her fists were […]
June 2nd, 2008
Ruby on Rails Search Engine:
Another video for the family.
January 1st, 2008
This one is for the family. It is the raw video footage from the kids first Halloween.
November 3rd, 2007
For those that are interested, all is well with the Tandon’s here in San Diego. The fires have been north and south of us.
The photo above shows you the southern tip of the Witch fire and most of the Harris fire. As you can see the fires are a good distance […]
October 25th, 2007
Not a lot of time to write today, but I did promise my mother some photos
September 29th, 2007
When we met you, my son, last November, you could barely walk or talk. When you did talk it was in a whisper and you only uttered single syllables (eight I think). Walking from one side of the room to another would tire you out. They told us you were an invalid.
July 20th, 2007
“Stee-op!, Noo Birt-day-e!” Dascha screamed in the Russian Restaurant, Pomegranate, as they told her, in Russian, that her birthday was on Monday. Until today, our little girl has not celebrated a birthday, and even though she had a general idea of what it was, it terrified her. She was very agitated Friday night […]
June 4th, 2007
The only light which bathed his face was that of the computer; the lines and shapes were dancing hypnotically to “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” as sung by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole. Nikolai’s eyes locked onto the colors and a calm embraced his face. His little arms embraced me and his cheek rested upon my […]
May 24th, 2007
It is harder, now, to write about our experiences now that we are home and transforming into a family. I know that one day, you will read this, my dear Dascha; you probably don’t remember this first month home, only the life we have had together. Understand that through all the difficulties, […]
May 14th, 2007
The smile entered his face on the right side and traversed the full length is moments. Then the laugh began. Nikolai approved of our room at the National Hotel in Moscow. It was spacious compared to the room at the Park Inn. There was plenty of area for the children to […]
April 24th, 2007