Thursday, June 02, 2011

Thoughts on a Thursday

This is Elena.
We've all posted a million images of our beautiful children, right?
In fact, you first saw this image of Elena here in this post.
This is an ultrasound image.
We've all seen a million ultrasound images, right?

It's just another fuzzy, embryonic view of an indistinct entity in the amniotic midst of becoming someone. That nose and mouth, a profile of a little living thing. Why would we even post such an image? Because this is one of the first images we have of our first grandchild. S/he is growing in Elena's beautiful body. Elena is going to be a mother. Her lovely partner Jason is going be a father. And, we are going to be grandparents. The baby is due on Halloween. Isn't that a delightful trick and treat!

25 comments:

  1. Such lovely news to read! And such a fine lineage!
    xox

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  2. Congratulations! Life is good sometimes!

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  3. this brings tears to my eyes...such an everyday event, yet miraculous every time. Our girls are going to have babies around the same time...I hope we can get the grandkids together.

    Elena looks beautiful, as does the baby.

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  4. You're so lucky and I'm so jealous but also so incredibly happy for you! A grandchild! I want one!!! (I have to wait until that Duke girl finishes up). You'll have to post many pictures and updates so I can enjoy this experience vicariously. Oh, congratulations one and all!

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  5. Such sweet news. That is the clearest ultrasound I
    I've ever seen. A distinct little head and face. Lovely to see Elena again. Congratulations to all!

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  6. Woooooohooooo!! Happy feet are dancing!

    Savor every moment of it. Grandparenthood is indeed grand.

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  7. And what a fabulous way to announce it!! My birthday is Oct. 30th, so I know it's a good time to be born. Congratulations to the parents and grandparents to be!!

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  8. Happy news and congratulations to all of you! :))

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  9. How exciting for all of you!
    Congratulations to the whole family!

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  10. Congratulations Grandma. I can see the family resemblance--well not really-- but I am sure you can.
    Just wonderful news and I know you two are so excited.

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  11. A little Bum! Such sweet diversion from the madness in the world. Such hope! Such unadulterated pleasure for you two! I couldn't be happier, and that baby couldn't be luckier.
    Much love.

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  12. With this post you gave us so good news, i think you are very very happy. I can`t wait the moment when my daughter will have her own child. Congratulations

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  13. You stole my thunder! I was about to post the same news! Will do so in a couple of days. Our daughter is also due late October. Meantime, blessings and congratulations! What a joy...

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  14. Congratulations all around. I'm green with envy but happy for all of you.

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  15. It's a rolling thunder, peteratlarge! Congrats to you, too!

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  16. What a lovely mother! What a fortunate child! And oh my, what incredible grandparents you will be. Sending smiles and every good wish to all of you.

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  17. congratulations! mazel tov! being a grandparent is THE BEST! xxx

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  18. Hearty congratulations!! :)

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  19. Congrats! Babies are wonderful things...

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  20. Nice article, thanks for the information.

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  21. Such exciting news! Congratulations to all!

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