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Sep 04 2018

Papa Papa

By Mark Beresford | Comments 6

Early this morning, Louie walked over to me, clapped his hand on my leg a few times and said, “Papa, Papa!”. I admit that I got tears in my eyes. It was the first time he’s said that. I always refer to myself as Daddy, but Kaori uses Papa with him and Papa it is.

It was back to work today, but we had some nice times over the Labor Day weekend.

We had brunch with Cerys and wandered around Los Altos. We also visited the gardens of a local Egyptian museum, Here are some of the pictures.

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Aug 25 2018

Mobile phone only

By Mark Beresford | Comments 6

I’m going to try something different for this post – I’ll be using only my cell phone. I’ll use the built-in camera for the photos and the Google Docs voice-to-text feature to dictate the text.

I’m not a fan of cell phone cameras. Yes, they are better than they used to be, but the tiny lens and sensor still can’t match a dedicated camera.

I also think that voice-to-text technology has a way to go before it’s really very usable. However, having said that, it just accurately typed everything I said.

It’s about 8am and I am sitting at the table feeding Louie his breakfast.

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Aug 25 2018

Just walking around

By Mark Beresford | Comments 6

Here are just a few pics of Louie as we were out walking around doing some shopping. What do you think of the Louiesaurus pics?

It was only about a month ago that he started walking, but yesterday, he walked around the entire block unaided. We were amazed because it’s about a quarter of a mile.

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