Friday, September 15, 2006

He's Here!

It was one of those "don't close your eyes or you'll miss it" deals. Danica calls me at about 5:30pm. "Mom, I'm trickling -- I think my water broke." At 6:00pm contractions began in earnest. We were celebrating my father's 78th birthday, so I showered and headed over at 8:15pm, after cake and singing concluded. Danica was on the couch, breathing through the contractions, sister and friends supporting her. Shortly before 9:00pm she felt the need to push. "Ryan, get the car ready and let's go!" By 9:25pm she was settled in a hospital bed, checked, declared ready to push and a beautiful baby boy was born at 10:13pm. Whew!

He's here -- 8lb.8oz, 21 inches, lots of dark hair, full of vim and vigor from the get-go, but without an official name as of yet. Jameson is probably what he will be called, but whether he is William Jameson or Jameson William or some still some other combination is undetermined. I will keep you posted. Hey -- when you arrive that suddenly, you can't expect everything to be ready!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations to all!

5:45 AM  
Blogger Keila said...

Yey!!! Congratulations!! All our love to the beautiful Mama!

6:56 AM  
Blogger thisrequiresthought said...

glad to hear you are a grandma once again!

can't wait to see him.

7:31 AM  
Blogger sam said...

Congratulations to you all! Us long distance folks will be looking forward to pictures. :)

8:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I second the last poster's comment - those of us far away look forward to pictures! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

10:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonderful news! Wonderful delivery! We can't wait to meet him!

11:01 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

mbt shoes sale
ugg outlet online
uggs on sale
uggs clearance
uggs sale
ugg black friday
ugg black friday sale
cheap uggs
nike kd 6
cheap uggs
genuine ugg boots uk
uggs outlet
cheap uggs
uggs on sale
ugg boots sale
cheap ugg boots uk
salvatore ferragamo shoes
cheap uggs for sale
discount uggs
ugg boots for kids
chloe outlet
ugg sale
uggs outlet online
genuine uggs
ugg boots outlet online
cheap ugg boots
ugg uk
jordans for sale
ugg boots clearance
uggs on sale
hollister outlet
cheap uggs uk
ugg boots outlet
nike shox
ugg boots cheap

3:51 AM  
Blogger chenmeinv0 said...

adidas superstar trainers
cheap oakley sunglasses
timberland outlet
timberland boots
ugg australia
uggs outlet
abercrombie kids
adidas nmd r1
adidas nmd
adidas originals shoes

3:39 AM  

Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home