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Scott Lax Blog

President Barack Obama

Congratulations President Obama
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. "
--Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King would be proud, Mr. President. My family and I wish you every success on this historic day for the United States and the world, and wish you and your family good health and continued happiness. You have made us proud and continue to give us hope. Read More 


Finn at the library (photo by Lydia)
One of the best things about living in our village is that we're a few blocks from our local library. Finn loves the library and never wants to leave. Here he's made friends with a stuffed gorilla and is examine the toy train tracks. Right after this he made some friends and, well, we closed down the joint (at 6 PM), but not before we stocked up on videos and books. I borrowed biographies of Hemingway and of Thomas Jefferson and his later years.  Read More 

Two Years Finn in the World

Finn turned two today. He's given my world so much meaning. I'm too exhausted to post more because the day has been about Finn and work and Finn's birthday. I love you, my son.
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Finn's first haircut, just before his second birthday (tomorrow). He loved it. Lydia and big brother Angus took him, and there were no tears. (Good thing they didn't take me.)