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Alex and I have some very exciting news: we're having a baby!

The baby should arrive sometime mid-September. Everybody is healthy and
happy and we are busily preparing our house and our lives for the new addition.

Some ultrasound photos of l'alien are on our blogsite:

Ruben's startup gets written up in the Seattle PI

"Stealth startup of the week: Former Amazon execs tackle health care

Two former executives are developing a new Seattle startup that will attempt to connect consumers with pertinent disease and health care information.

Keith Schorsch, who oversaw's initial push into electronics and other products, and Ruben Ortega, the former chief technology officer of's A9 search engine, are attempting to create a new online network that unites people who have dealt with similar ailments. "

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Alex's cousin Jordana gets a good review from The New York Times

"David Ives’s “Time Flies & Others by Ives” is popular among acting students, and it’s not just because the amusing collection of compact one-acts features comic roles perfect for performers who love to show off. Receiving a spirited production by the director Jordana Kritzer, this show also speaks quite sympathetically to people struggling to make a way for themselves. They are comedies that embrace the little guy — or, in the case of the first playlet, the little fly."

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Congratulations Jordana!