Easter trip to Oamaru and Dunedin

Over the Easter break we took off down to Veronica’s parents in Oamaru and then on to Dunedin to see the van Rij’s. Jo, Jem and the kids joined us at Norman and Stephannie’s for the weekend. The kids had a great time, including an Easter egg hunt on Sunday.

We then […]

Jo and Jem’s Third Arrival – Lucy

No3-WynHarris-9, originally uploaded by Craig vR.

FINAL UPDATE: Official name on the birth certificate is Lucy Madeline Wyn-Harris.

It is with pleasure that we can announce the arrival of Joanna and Jeremy’s third child, a baby girl born on Monday morning, the 14th of December, weighing in at 6lb and 7oz.

Everything went smoothly with the scheduled cesarean and both […]

Clark Benjamin Slater – 29th July 2009

So as to not out do the van Rij side of the family it is with great pleasure that I am able to announce the arrival (if not a little earlier that expected) of Clark Benjamin Slater on Monday the 29th July, coming in 3 weeks early but at the substantial size of 8lb.

Matt and […]

Jo and Jem back home

Legoland fun, originally uploaded by Craig vR.

I drove Joanna, Jem, Luke and Anna back to the LAX airport yesterday evening for their flight back to NZ.

We have had a great month with them staying, fitting in lots of So Cal fun in the sun. They wil be back home now and we hope they […]

Anna’s Birthday Cake

Anna’s Birthday Cake, originally uploaded by Craig vR.

It has been Anna’s third birthday here while they have been visiting us in Irvine. Here is her Birthday cake celebration in all its joy with her big cousins.