Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Christmas Day

Sam doing what he does best: looking cute while sleeping.

Christmas Brunch at Denny's (where else???)

Mandy, so pretty

Wii'ing the night away with the Peelers & Oostings

Sam & John chillin' in the background

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Sam's First Days at Home in b/w

Sam's Stone Cold Stare

Sam's Standard Awkward Sleeping Position

Sam in the Moses Basket
(that bear makes womb-noises ... for real!)

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Sam's Homecoming (Wed)

Mandy enjoying Sam

Sam's first trip to the John Salon

Mandy and Sam, ready to go

John the Pack Mule

Sam in his car seat

Leaving the Hospital

Outside our Apartment Building


The Welcome Wagon

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

SamShots (tuesday evening)

The Case of the Freckled Mother and the Baby with the Furrowed Brow

Sam in b/w


Men in Sweaters Descend ...

The Bruce, Sung-Sup, John & Sam, Adam, C. J. K. Dickson

The Bruce holds The Sam, with C. J. as Wingman
(all three have "James" for at least one of their middle names)

Adam and Samuel

Visit from Dr. Osmer

Pics from Monday afternoon and evening

Sleeping Sam

Sam with her Spooked Cousin Ella

Sam with smilin' Cousin Ella

Sam with Cousin Zoe, the Whacker

Sam with three generations of Hontz women

Sam Burrito, hold the guacamole

Sam in proportion

Sam with Uncle Dave

Monday, December 17, 2007

New Pics from last night and this morning

Contraction Count

Sam, right out of the oven

birth clock

gettin' his vitals checked

John & Sam

Sam on the Scale = 7 lb 2 oz

John & Sam, close-up

lotsa hair

Sam, John & Grammie Hontz

Mandy Monday Morning

Sam & Grammie Hontz

Sam rubbin' his eyes

Unto us a son is given! (12:44am Monday Dec 17)

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Mandy and John (Sun 8:30pm)

John & Mandy (Sun 8:30pm)

Mandy had an epidural an hour or so before this picture was taken. All those previous serene photos were taken between, not during, intense contractions.

Coming along... (Sunday @ 6pm)

Holly and Mandy, who is sitting on her birthing ball

"Are you bored yet?" Asks Mandy.
"This is the most peaceful time I've had in a while," replies Holly.

Mandy arrives at the hospital!