Wednesday, January 9, 2013

4 hours to remember

The temporal data I typically work with is best aggregated to relatively large chunks: months, quarters, years. But recently, life threw a situation at me where minutes became very important. Time since then has been a bit of blur; it's hard to believe a couple of weeks have passed already. While I'm doubtful I'll forget the details, I thought it would be fun to visualize these life-changing hours and minutes:


Still, I think this might be one of those situations where a picture says more than even a dense data visualization ever could:


Avery, our amazing Christmas surprise, is doing well. He remains in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit due to his 7-week-early arrival, but is getting better and bigger by the day. We are in awe of and in love with him and cannot wait to bring him home.