Mum and Dad came up for lunch today to celebrate Mum’s birthday. We had a delicious lunch at the Harbourside Brighton in Kiama – always good food, good service, and reasonable prices.
Some [more family photos](http://pool-room.com/dacollins/lazy-index.php?file=september%202002/) have been posted in the gallery.
Todd went out to dinner with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki and a bunch of friends on Saturday night, after taking part in the Sleek Geek Week science boffin-fest.
Grace’s photo was published in the Winter edition of the Down Syndrome Association of NSW newsletter, along with an introduction letter from Megan and I. They put the photos from each newsletter online (hers is the bottom left picture). A bigger version of the same photo is available on this site.
Jade Erin Vidilini was born today! Congratulations to Adam and Paula, and the new big brother, Bradley.
Grace and Megan attended the launch of Kiama Library’s “Born To Read” programme today. Grace was presented with a baby kit containing brochures, a bib and a book, by the Kiama Mayor Sandra McCarthy.
Today is Luke Skywalker’s birthday! (May the Fourth…) Megan, Grace and I travelled down to Huskisson today to catch up with Robyn, Ian and Todd, and also Joyce who was staying with them.
At Megan’s insistence, we bought an Xbox today. She’s been playing Munch’s Oddysee ever since.
Our friends Will and Nicola gave birth to a healthy baby boy this morning. His name is Finley William Jones, born 7-4-2002 at 4:02am, 3.495kg (7lb 11oz), 50cm (20in) long. They are at the Royal Hospital for Women at Randwick, the same place Grace was born. Congratulations, guys!