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Saturday, June 11, 2011


Can a dad be forgiven if he is partial to his little girl?  This beautiful young woman came into our lives 18 years ago today and we haven't been the same since.

We had a bit of a start that day when the doctor showed us the perfect knot our new daughter had tied in her umbilical cord in utero.  We gulped hard to think of the outcome had she pulled it just a bit tighter.  Cindy worded plaintively what I was afraid to think, "Is she OK?".  The answer resounded in that little room from a doctor sensing our fears, "Very, very OK!".  Truer words never spoken.  She has brightened our life at every turn.

Love you so much, Julie!  Happy Eighteenth Birthday!

Oh, and she graduated high school this week too.  :)


  1. Awwwwwwwwwwwwww! How sweet! Thanks Dad :)

  2. Was so wonderful to hear Dad (Grampy) say "It's a GIRL" 18 years ago!! precious niece, feel so blessed to claim her as family! Luann