I'm a boy, I'm a boy...

"Kapgar 2.0" has a name. It is Nathan Paul. Born tonight, weighing 8 lbs, 8 oz. and measuring in at 20.5 inches long. He has more hair than daddy already.

Born four days past the due date of September 15, but born exactly on his original due date.

Born on the 19th anniversary of the death of my friend Michael Paul Haddad.

Born on Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Welcome to the world, Nathan.

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Does he at least CRY like a pirate?? :-)

Many happy congrats!


His cry reminds me of a pirate's parrot. Close enough? And thanks!

Gary LaPointe

Actually, Pirate Nathan Paul Kapgarrrrr sounds pretty cool!

Congratulations to you all :)


Welcome to the world, Nathan Paul. Katie is a rrrrock starrrr! Congrats to the entire Kapgar clan!


Thank you. And, yes, rock star is an apropos description!


It definitely does! Thanks!

Nilsa @ SoMi Speaks

Beautiful name, beautiful baby. May he grow up to steal from other ships only in play. =) Congrats!


No real plundering and pillaging??? Killjoy!! ;-)


Suzanne Apgar


Suzanne Apgar

He is such a beautiful baby!! Congrats to you and Katie!! We love all 3 of you!!

hello haha narf

happy birthday, nathan. you are so very loved already.
congratulations, dad! how's mom feeling?
so happy for your family!


He's a beauty. So happy for you guys. I'm saying it in every on line medium possible!

I love that you honored your friend by using his name for Nathan's middle name.


Thanks, mom!


Mom is doing great. Recovering from her c-section pretty nicely all things considered. And, yes, he's already ridiculously loved. ;-)


Welcome to the world little pirate Nathan!! What a cutie!! Congrats Mom and Dad!! Big hugs to you all and just so so so happy for you guys!


Congratulations!!!! He's also born on my birthday, woo! :)


Well, in the spirit of full disclosure, Paul is also Katie's Dad's name. So shared joy. And thanks for your shared joy, sis.


Thank you so much!


Damn fine day! Happy birthday!

Kevin Spencer

Many many congratulations mate. I'm so happy for you both.

Kazza the Blank One

Congratulations!! :):):)
Welcome to the world Nathan, aka Chewie, aka kapgar 2.0 :)


YAY! Many congrats on the arrival of your beautiful son! I hope we get to hear more of the story! And I do hope that Katie is doing well and being pampered. LOL!


Thanks, man!


Little guy's already got a boatload of names, doesn't he?


Very pampered. As she deserves to be. And I will share more of the story soon. Promise. And thanks!


Yay! Congratulations! He's a sweetheart.



Marty Mankins

And now Talk Like A Pirate Day has another great occasion to celebrate. Congrats to you two... err... three.


Now I'll actually remember Talk Like a Pirate Day. I never did before. 

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