Saturday, March 25, 2006

Four Things

Four jobs you have had in your life:
1. Hadleigh’s Mom
2. President of Protestant Women of the Chapel
3. Testing Administrator at Army Education Center
4. Assistant to Two Year Director, Mission to the World

Four movies you would watch over and over:
1. Anne of Green Gables
2. A&E Pride and Prejudice
3. Princess Bride
4. Napolean Dynamite (it is funnier after the first time)

Four places you have lived:
1. Mettweiler, Germany
2. Atlanta, Georgia
3. Wilmore, Kentucky
4. Newbury Park, California

Four TV shows you love to watch: Well, since we don’t have American TV, I’ll mention what I used to enjoy watching.
1. Extreme Home Makeover- Home Edition
2. Alias…Vaughn is not Vaughn!
3. Survivor
4. The Bachelor

Four places you have been on vacation:
1. Europe in general...
2. Antalya, Turkey (the Turkish Riviera)
3. Ljubljana, Piran or Lake Bled, Slovenia
4. Bavaria- Garmisch
5. Emerald Lake, in the Canadian Rockies

Four web sites I visit daily:
3. Babies R Us
4. Rick Steves Travel Tips

Four of my favorite foods:
1. Marshmallows the mini-Jet Puffed ones…this has been a prego craving
2. Zucchini, any and every way
3. Mexican Food, specifically Baja Fresh, which I haven’t had in 2 years
4. Peanut Butter Toast, another prego specialty

Four places I would rather be right now:
1. Shopping at Ann Taylor
2. In Atlanta introducing Hadleigh to my buddies
3. Gimmelwald, Switzerland…the hills are alive!
4. On the beach somewhere warm

Four things I always carry with me:
1. Now, a diaper bag
2. My ID card
3. Water
4. Graham Crackers (for those prego sick times)


Friday, March 24, 2006

Dave and Hadleigh

I can't figure out where she got all of her facial expressions...

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Nana Patti

Here is Hadleigh with her Nana Patti. She likes going on walks with Nana and playing with her. Nana calls her "Funny Face" and "Bright Eyes".

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Bath Time

Little Hadleigh is destined to be a sun worshiper. In the hospital over the changing table in the nursery there was a heat lamp and when Hadleigh was under that lamp you could do anything to her. She had her blood taken while under the lamp and didn't flinch or cry. Though, in general she hates to be naked, she seems to enjoy her baths (probably because we keep the water pretty warm). Dave has a lot of fun giving her baths as you can see.

First Outing

Hadleigh's first big outing was this past Saturday to Burg Lichtenburg. Our good buddy Mike Wolfe and his girlfriend, Trudy, stopped by Germany on their way back to Asia. They stayed with us and we took them down the road to see a real live castle. My mom also arrived last week so it was a major adventure. Hadleigh did great and slept as we walked around the ruins.

Sunday, March 12, 2006

The Faces of Hadleigh

One thing that has been so fun is seeing little Hadleigh's facial expressions. She has so many of them so it is tempting to just sit and watch her face all the time! Even when she sleeps she has them.

One of my favorite is the "Happy Hands" face. She gets REALLY excited when she is about to eat or thinks she is about to eat. She starts to breath very heavily and then her head starts to shake back and forth and she starts attacking her hands with her mouth. It is so hilarious! However, as soon as she realizes food is not coming out of her hands she begins to get upset. I like Happy Hands so much that I let her do it even though I know the end result is her frustration.

Here you can see her smiling and a little dimple on her little right cheek.

Friday, March 10, 2006

Hadleigh Claire

Our little girl Hadleigh Claire was born on Tuesday and weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces. She is 21 inches long, and on the second day struggled with wakefulness and wimpering. Hopefully, momma's milk will come in and we can "fillerup".

She is still one of the prettiest little girls I have seen. Ami is doing well, and hopefully if we can square all the paperwork we will be able to bring her home Friday afternoon. More to come later.