Grand Daughters Crib #9: Addison is here!! Working my tail oof to finish this crib!!

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Blog entry by Les Hastings posted 11-16-2008 05:17 AM 1910 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 8: Not done yet, but just got the call! Part 9 of Grand Daughters Crib series Part 10: The build is finally done! »

Addison rose was born Thurday the 6th of November at 2:19 am. Both are doing just fine. Addison weighed in at a whopping 7lbs. 15 oz. and stands 21” tall.

I’m working hard to get this crib finished up and into finish. I think you guys are right, my timing is off a little or is it? This way I’ll have to go back down when the crib is done and I’ll get to see Addison again. Here’s a picture of Addison at about 12 hours old. Click on the picture to see it full view.


I’ll try get some on about the crib tomorrow night. (I’m hope its done by then)

Thanks for following along with me on this special journey!

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

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#1 posted 11-16-2008 05:21 AM

awww, she’s cute! Congrats, and I look forward to seeing that crib finished.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#2 posted 11-16-2008 05:23 AM


Man that crib is incredible!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#3 posted 11-16-2008 05:56 AM

Les – congratulations – I have thoroughly enjoyed taking this journey with you – the blog has been terrific. Best wishes to the family

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#4 posted 11-16-2008 06:31 AM


She looks like a real cutie—all that nice hair! We’ve really enjoyed your blog and look forward to the final chapter (which must include a picture of Addison in the crib since it won’t be completely done until Addison is resting peacefully in it) ;-) !

Thanks for including all of us in on this special personal journey. Congratulations Grandpa!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 11-16-2008 07:30 AM


Congratulations!!!! May she and you be blessed with an eternity of health, happiness and lots of sawdust.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#6 posted 11-16-2008 02:09 PM

Congratulations Les, she looks cute. Tell Mom she did very well, and don’t worry she’ll be spending a least a few nights with Mom at first anyway…LOL Congratulations to all!!

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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#7 posted 11-16-2008 05:35 PM

Les, congratulations on your first grand daughter. She is a doll!!! I am sure it will be hard to get back into the shop when you have this “new toy” to play with.

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

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#8 posted 11-16-2008 06:41 PM

Congrats Les! Sweet little gal. Your life will change in unfathomable ways. After the initial reinforcement, that yea I am old enough to be a grandfather, it’s been nothing but fun since.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#9 posted 11-18-2008 01:33 AM

Thanks everybody!!!!!! Almost done with the crib, post more later.

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

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#10 posted 11-27-2008 02:07 AM

Congratulations Les. She is a cuty. Sorry I haven’t posted sooner, I’ve been under the weather myself. Have had the worst case of asthma and bronchitis that I’ve had in years. Just now starting to feel halfway decent again. I can’t wait to see the finished crib.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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