Grand Daughters Crib #8: Not done yet, but just got the call!

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Blog entry by Les Hastings posted 11-06-2008 01:51 AM 1803 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: Making Feet/ Starting Rails Part 8 of Grand Daughters Crib series Part 9: Addison is here!! Working my tail oof to finish this crib!! »

Well,,,,,,,,,,,I didn’t make it in time! Mommy2be just called and is headed to the hospital to deliver Addison Rose, my first Grand Daughter. (third grandchild)

I need to make a quick stop at work in the morning and make sure everybody is covered for the next two days,,,,,,then its a 6 hour trip to Dalllas. My guess is Addison will be waiting for me when I get there!

She’s a day late, kinda like her Grandpa!

I’ll be back with pictures and to finish up this crib. (as fast as possible)

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 11-06-2008 02:11 AM

She just couldn’t wait could she? :)

Congratulations on being a Grandpa for the third time. As long as everyone comes through this fine everything else pales in comparison. You will finish the crib in due course. If nothing else this is an excuse to personally deliver it (and, of course, arrange a visit with your new granddaughter when you deliver the crib).

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 11-06-2008 03:22 AM

Congrats Les!

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#3 posted 11-06-2008 04:06 AM

Congratulations Les. I’ve been following the crib blog and I’m as anxious as anyone to see the thing finished.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 11-06-2008 07:19 AM


Congratulations! We know the crib will be well worth the wait. We pray all is well with Mommy2be and Addison Rose. Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

We’re anxious to see pictures of Addison in the new crib.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 11-06-2008 06:42 PM

she is allowed to change her mind about arrival times!!! :)

How wonderful. :) Hope all is well

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 11-06-2008 09:04 PM

Congratulations from us in Scotland. We too will be Grandparents come april 11th Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 11-06-2008 11:10 PM

Congratulations Les, well you do have a couple days before she goes home Grandpa, better get moving…LOL She’s a lucky little girl to have such a great Grandpa. Congrats again.

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#8 posted 11-11-2008 07:26 AM


Congratulations. I agree with Scott. I don’t think you could have timed it better. Now you “have” to go back down to deliver the crib. Oh, the rough life of a Grandpa.

-- Kevin, Wichita, Kansas

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