Gossamer Tapestry

Reflections on conservation, butterflies, and ecology in the nation's heartland

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Isabelle Joanne

My new niece came into the world at around 3 PM on Saturday December 27, 2008. She weighed 10 lb 4 oz (Yowza! I feel sorry for my SIL). The best part: she arrived a bit early, and just early enough that Uncle Doug got to visit her before returning to Chicago this evening. Yay!!

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16 Comments:

At 23:01, Blogger Celeste said...

Congratulations Doug! That is one big baby.

 
At 06:12, Blogger Lemuel said...

Congratulations to your SIL and to you as a new uncle. I hope all are healthy and doing well.

Have a safe trip back!

 
At 06:53, Blogger cedrorum said...

Congratulations Doug! what a great belated Christmas present for everyone in your family. Hope you & Leon got back to Chicago well and aren't affected by the floods I'm hearing about.

 
At 07:00, Blogger SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Congrats Doug. What lovely timing. :)

 
At 07:33, Blogger BentonQuest said...

Congratulations!!! Glad you were able to see her before you left. Have a safe trip home.

 
At 09:05, Blogger Floridacracker said...

Super! Congrats to all!

 
At 09:30, Blogger robin andrea said...

Welcome to the world, Isabelle Joanne! How wonderful for your uncle Doug that he got to meet your day-old self before he flew home.

 
At 12:47, Blogger Chilmarkgirl said...

Doug-glag to know that you got home safe! Went to MGH and say izzy again today- she is so so so sweet! I am so glad you got to see her before you left! Barb is doing great too!

 
At 13:26, Anonymous Mark H said...

10 LBS! And welcome back to the midwest.

 
At 21:17, Blogger Ur-spo said...

Happy news indeed !

 
At 21:52, Blogger Kathiesbirds said...

Oh, congrats Doug! How awesome is that! What a way to end your holiday! Best Wishes to the Mom and the new family!

 
At 23:01, Blogger SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Sorry Doug, I did not see your comment on the Manticor beetle until now but have left you a message.

 
At 06:15, Blogger Dave Coulter said...

Wow! Congratulations AND Happy New Year!

 
At 00:19, Anonymous Heather said...

How wonderful!!! SO happy for all of you!

 
At 13:47, OpenID merrimerri said...

That is SO exciting!
I bet the Mom is relieved it is over; WOW that is a big baby!
Happy new Year!
:)

 
At 00:38, Blogger Gallicissa said...

Congratulations!
And Happy New Year!

 

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