~ 10 May 2005 ~
Silence is often best broken with big news. For Suzanne and I, this is as big as it gets.
Hudson Orion Moll was born 04 May 2005. We’re in awe of his beauty and the abudant joy we’ve experienced since his birth last Wednesday.
And with that, I present a brief interview with, well, nothing other than myself.
Tell us the vitals.
Six pounds seven ounces. Eighteen inches. Small little guy.
How’s Mom doing?
Suzanne is recovering quite nicely. I’m amazed at all that she endures. I only wish I were as strong as her at times.
Is this your first?
Nope. This is our fourth son. He joins his three brothers: Everest, Edison, and Isaac. Flickr pic of the three taken the day after Hudson was born.
What?? Four boys?
Are you guys insane?
See previous answer. And we couldn’t love the four more than we currently do.
How old are you anyway, Cameron?
Ah but of course, the first question asked when someone discovers I have four kids. I’m a mere 29 years of age. We had our first five years ago.
So about the name — where does it come from?
We’ve named each of our boys after a historical figure or landmark of some sort in an attempt to give them something to live up to. Hudson gets his name from the seventeenth-century explorer Henry Hudson, after which the Hudson River is named. His middle name is derived from the infamous winter constellation, as Suzanne and I adore the starry skies and their constellations.
What was with the inquiry about baby names then?
This one, you mean? Mostly casual, but believe it or not we entered the hospital without a name picked out. Hudson and Orion were our top choices for first names, but we were’t sold just yet. It took a few polls with family and friends before settling on the name. Surprisingly, Mark Priestap nailed the first name, though a different historical figure.
Thanks for taking the time, Cameron.
You bet. Always a pleasure to chat with myself.
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