Monday, February 25, 2008

Avuncular

When I wrote last week that it was a good week, it was a bt of an understatement. I'd forgotten about two upcoming events in the week that I was looking forward to with great anticipation. The first I've already written about, that being the Hiawatha soiree. The second, and more important event, is that my brother and his wife had their first baby on Saturday night.

Sunday evening we made our pilgrimage to the hospital to see our new niece (to me and Mrs.) and the first First Cousin for E&M. So for the first time in my life, somebody can call me Uncle Pete! It will be added to the other family titles of honor that I wear (dad, son, Lord and Master, brother, etc.). And I couldn't be more thrilled.

Date: February 25
Mileage: 12
Ride type/Bike: Commute/Triumph
February mileage: 191
Year to date mileage: 500

5 comments:

the old bag said...

Wow! Congrats!

Heidi Mo said...

congrats, uncle!

Apertome said...

Congratulations! I am sure you'll enjoy being an uncle -- I know I do, although my nephew is a bit older than your niece, at 10 years old.

I like being an uncle because I can play with my nephew and then send him home to his mother. I get the fun of having a kid, without the responsibility. It's a great deal.

Emeroz said...

I really enjoy(ed) being your uncle-You were my very first nephew! I know you will have a blast Lord! Play lots with her! And when does she start selling girl scout cookies?

rigtenzin said...

Being an uncle is fantastic, especially when the kids live nearby so you can be with them regularly. I have great memories of my uncles and I hope to live up to those memories with my nephews and nieces.