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Around The Coffeepot Ramblings #49: Newest Addition

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If you read the title of this post, you may be thinking I made a tool purchase. No, this is much more special. There has been a new addition to the family.
You remember the boat cradle I made a while back for my soon coming grandchild?
That’s Dorothy, my grand daughter. She was born on Thursday and weighed seven pounds and fifteen ounces.
She is already proving to be a grandpa’s baby. I am already learning the advantages of grandchildren over children. The first time I held Dorothy in the hospital, she made a surprise in her diaper. When this happened with my own kids, it was time to change it. As grandpa though, as long as they are around, I just handed her to one of her parents.
I wouldn’t really do it, but I have been threatening my son that, as soon as she’s old enough, I’m going to load her up on chocolate and Coca-Cola, and send her home to them.
Ah! The joys of being a grandparent.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/



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Roger

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#1 posted 359 days ago

Congrats to you as a Grandpaw, and to the new parents. Such a precious gift of life. Grand children are awesome. I have 7 now. I’ve came to that same conclusion of what you said, we shoulda had the Grandkids first…. LOL Dorothy looks very happy, and content in her new boat bed. A super nice build, btw.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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patron

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#2 posted 359 days ago

congratulations
to you and the family

what a joy !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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William

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#3 posted 359 days ago

Thank you Roger.
I’d type more, but it is hard with one hand. She’s asleep on my arm because noone else could get her to calm down. Like i said, a grandpa’s baby.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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William

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#5 posted 359 days ago

she is a beauty william, ahhh there is nothing more wonderful for a family then to greet a new member..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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DIYaholic

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#6 posted 359 days ago

It’s great to see the boat finally has the proper “crew”!!!

Congrats to you and the family.
I wish Dorothy all the luck in the world….
She’ll need it being related to you!!! ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 359 days ago

I already told you how beautiful I thought she was but it bears repeating: she is an absolute doll!

My oldest granddaughter adores me and my youngest cries every time she sees me! Oh well, at least one likes me!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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William

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#8 posted 359 days ago

Thank you all fellas.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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reedwood

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#9 posted 359 days ago

What a beautiful little project!

The boat cradle is very nice too.

what I wouldn’t give for a grand kid…...tad jealous. big smile.

-- mark

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 359 days ago

Congrats on your grandpahood. It makes being a parent worthwhile ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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JL7

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#11 posted 359 days ago

Congrats to you and family…..hope you get some sleep tonight!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Bagtown

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#12 posted 359 days ago

CONGRATULATIONS!
You are a blessed man.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#13 posted 359 days ago

Congratulations William, now go spoil them!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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clieb91

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#14 posted 359 days ago

Congrats William!!! I say many more projects in your future for her :)

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#15 posted 359 days ago

Congrats to you and the whole happy family. She’s beautiful. Great job on that crib, too.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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