Calvin at Three and Four

An overview of pictures of Calvin. See more by looking at the buttons on the

Enjoying the rain in Des Moines

In the living room for the evening

Watching TV in San Diego in 2000

Another candid in San Diego

San Diego during early 2000

San Diego eating ice cream in 1998

Here is Calvin on his second
Halloween day

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Calvin is with his brother on his first Halloween day. 

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Here they
are on that winter at the U-village.

Calvin as he welcomes Grace

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A little
baby himself!

Alex 1999-2001

Alex and Calvin with Ms. Kaya at the beach

Alex and Calvin with friends

whole Mao-Harway clan

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Alex at three. He doesn’t read, but it sure looks like he likes books!

Alex’s Halloween costume. He was "mathematics"

Alex on his sixth birthday!

Alex the track star

At the Beach in Des Moines

Aaron’s Birthday

Alex hanging out
with Grandma

Early 2000 with Alex smiling away!

Being a couch potato in San Diego

Enjoying the San Diego weather in early 2000

Alex in the car with Calvin

Alex with Grace when she is born!

Alex with his favorite
(OK, only) brother Calvin.

His big blue cat is really cool looking

Welcome Grace

Here is Grace’s home page. As Connie says, she is the digital baby, so here
is what is going on.,

Here are some early pictures of her.

Backpacking at the Grandparents

at home she’s in the living room

Here is a great sequence as she looks a Daddy. She’s about 8 months in these
photos going down to San Diego…

Here she is with Mom!

Hugging away

with her new friend, Elana’s daughter

Here she is rocking the boat!

Our newest addition, Grace came to us in June 1999.

CRN: Tong Gone From Microsoft

_The web is amazing, but not great for long term clipping. So saving for posterity some old articles about me for the kids to read someday_

“Tong Gone From Microsoft”:
Veteran Executive Takes Leave
By Barbara Darrow, Computer Reseller News
3:59 PM EST Tues., Feb. 01, 2000

Rich Tong, a longtime Microsoft Corp. executive who worked on products ranging from the early Excel to the most recent BackOffice suite is leaving the company.

Tong served in a variety of capacities from Excel product manager to, most recently, vice president of marketing for the Business Productivity Application group. He has been very involved in BackOffice.

He was a well-respected member of the executive team, although he had taken a lower profile of late, said sources inside the company.

A Microsoft spokeswoman confirmed Tong’s departure, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family and look into other opportunities.

“He is a very multitasking kind of guy. Perfect for Microsoft. Rarely would you get his full attention, but he always got the message. A lot of cycles, drive and energy,” said one former Microsoft executive.

Tong’s last day will be Tuesday, the spokeswoman said.

Some worried about a brain-drain at the company coming at a crucial time,just before the launch of Windows 2000, the biggest product of its history. “This is a big year for BackOffice so this doesn’t look good,” said Rick Sherlund, partner at Goldman Sachs & Co., New York.

Indeed, Microsoft is revamping the suite of server applications, including SQL Server, Exchange Server and Internet Information Server, to take advantage of Windows 2000.

“At some point, you’ve got to wonder how deep their bench is,” said Steve Kleynhans, vice president of The Meta Group, Stamford, Conn. “They’ve lost a lot of experienced people, not all of whom are household names,” he noted.

Tong’s duties will be assumed by Liz King, another Microsoft veteran, said sources inside the company.

Microsoft has seen its share of departures in the past few years, and executives with stock options that vest can depart as millionaires or even billionaires. Tong, who joined the company in 1988 after a stint as software engineer at LSI Logic Corp., would almost certainly fall in that camp, even though Microsoft shares are now trading just north of $101.

Tong could not be reached for comment.- CRN

Grace at One Month

Grace as a newborn in the first month or so. Many folks came to visit here
and the boys just think she is great…

Here is Calvin and you can see how
much he loves his new baby sister…

with Alex and Grace. These are rare shots of Heather. Typically she is hiding
behind a door, but the kids trapped her!

Connie with Aunt Eve and Helen showing off the baby…

Grace at Birth

Here is Grace moments after birth. Seems like she
didn’t like the delivery too much, although Connie looks very happy

weighed in at 8 lb 4 oz which is pretty impressive I think…

are famous people holding the baby the day she was born. That includes Jennie,
her new Aunts Judy and Elizabeth too…

bonded right away and so did Grace…

Alex in Year Two

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is Alex scared to death on a horse

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just loves merry-go-rounds

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          Here is Alex just falling asleep

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Alexander and the Bunny

Here a great sequence of Alex with one of his favorite toys, a big bunny. He’s so great
playing on the floor. This was taken at our old house on Calhoun. One of the last photo
sequences there during the summer before Calvin arrived.

Alex at Kirkland Park

We’ve just moved to Clyde Hill, so this is before Calvin arrives. Doesn’t Connie look
great even eight months pregnant. Alex just loves playing in the water and it was such a
great sunny day.

Alex and his favorite bunny!

Alex has so many pictures I branched it to this page

More photos of Alex

At Dad’s birthday, seeing Calvin for the first time in the hospital

Alex at Calvin's Birth

Alex at One year

Alex and Connie Here he is at about 12 months enjoying a wonderful
day on Mike Nash’s boat.

  • Alex and Connie on Mike’s boat. Click here for 40K
  • Alex in his Chinese Man’s outfit at Xmas. Click here
  • Alex trying to stand. Click here
  • Alex close up. Click here
  • Alex and his friend Kaya yucking it up. Click here
  • Alex and Kaya staring at me. Click here
  • Alex with Aunt Jennie. Click here