Some of these you may have seen in my blog posts before but here are some new ones as well. They all brought back so many memories. Sometimes, I wish I could roll back the years and hold that sweet baby in my arms again.
Alex, 4 days old
I used to work in the operating room at Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco where Alex was born. I got there fairly early on the Friday of August 27th, the day of his birth and, since my contractions were still eight minutes apart, my obstetrician let me go across the street to visit my friends in the O.R., admonishing me to be back when they were five minutes apart. Well, people kept coming up on their breaks and, next thing I knew, my contractions were four minutes apart. By the time we got an elevator, got back across the street and up the elevator to labor and delivery, I was pretty uncomfortable. When the nurse checked me, Alex's head was already showing. "Wait a minute", I said, "where's my epidural"? Too late - I didn't get it till after he was out! All 8lbs, 9 ozs of him! And he had this headful of hair, sticking out in every direction! For this photo, I had to try to tame it with water.
Alex, in his baptismal outfit
Alex at 3 months
Laura was a really cute, baby, too!
Alex in the 2nd grade, 7 years old
Carmen and the testosterone trio, salvaged from the mold
Alex at 10
Alex and Jeremy after our trip to Hawaii
Laura is getting more beautiful
Jeremy and Alex at judo
Terra Nova football, offense and defense, #78, Fall 1999
Class of 2000, Terra Nova High School, Pacifica, CA
How about this firefighter!!
Freshman year at U. C. Davis
Happy to be playing football again! American River College defense - undefeated season!
They look pretty happy!
At American River College
aka The Testosterone Trio