Posted on August 19, 2003

  • I’m proud and thrilled beyond words to announce the birth of my son, Ian Minh Bliss, at around 7:30 this morning. He’s a big kid: 9 pounds, 11 ounces (just a little smaller than I was at birth). The labor was long and excruciating, and Jessie went without pain medication for as long as she could hold out. Unfortunately she came down with a fever which complicated things and ultimately Ian had to come into the world via C-Section. Mother and baby are both resting comfortably now at the hospital, and daddy is about to rest himself for a while (but not before I share the news).

    I’ve taken quite a few pictures so far, but I’ve only prepared a couple for the web. They’re very similar shots. Here’s one, and here’s the other