By our third infant niece/nephew, I had acclimated to babies quite well. By which I mean, when asked, “Do you want to hold her/him?”, I could speak in coherent words in a normal tone of voice when I expressed my lack of interest, and my wife no longer had to take me aside to tell me I was freaking out the mother.

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Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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