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Blog entry by jstewart posted 08-10-2007 05:01 PM 1042 reads 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I don’t have much time to post this, so it will be short. Two days ago, on August 8th, I became a father. My beautiful wife gave birth (via C-section) to a beautiful baby girl, Molly Hannah. She was only 19 inches long but a healthy 9 lbs 3.6 ounces. So, I have a good excuse for missing the DeCou LumberJock picnic.

I’ve got to get back to the hospital now. I’ll post some photos on Flickr later on.

(I know this isn’t about woodworking at all. Sue me.)

-- Joshua, Olathe, Kansas

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#1 posted 08-10-2007 05:05 PM

Congrats! Great day, that’s my Mom’s birthday too. Hope everyone is doing well.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 08-10-2007 05:07 PM

Congratulations, Just think, not long til grandbabies now!! then the fun really starts.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#3 posted 08-10-2007 05:18 PM

I can picture your grin from here. Here is a “E” hand shake… Time to start thinking about children’s furniture and toys. Congratulations

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#4 posted 08-10-2007 05:29 PM

I know what you mean, Ron. I can’t wait to use Baby Moly as an excuse to buy some new tools to build her some furniture.

-- Joshua, Olathe, Kansas

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 08-10-2007 05:59 PM

Hurry a new baby girl…that might not be about woodworking , but that is what woodworking is all about!

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 08-10-2007 06:30 PM

Congratulations Joshua!

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

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#7 posted 08-10-2007 07:01 PM

Congrats Joshua…your world has now changed forever….

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - -

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#8 posted 08-10-2007 07:19 PM

Congrats Joshua Most people don,t believe it but it,s even a better feeling then building something. I know it sounds crazy but it,s true. lol

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#9 posted 08-10-2007 07:25 PM

Congratulations. My daughter turned 18 in May. Treasure the time. Molly will be 18 before you know it.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Bob Babcock

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#10 posted 08-10-2007 07:44 PM

Congratulations Joshua….nothing in life is more rewarding. I’m with you Wayne….my “baby” is 21.

-- Bob

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#11 posted 08-10-2007 07:58 PM

I’ll only sue you if you don’t show the pictures of our newest little LumberJock! :-D

What about Joshua’s wife? Congratulations go out to Mr. & Mrs. Joshua!

Josuha, now you have a good excuse to get up in the middle of the night to… in the shop! :-)

I’ve never thought of an “E” hand shake…Ron you ought to Patent that idea, quick!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#12 posted 08-11-2007 04:46 AM

All the best to Mom, Dad and Molly Hannah!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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Jchon Paradise

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#13 posted 08-11-2007 05:01 AM


-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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#14 posted 08-11-2007 05:39 AM

Congratulations! Enjoy your time right now… Ah, I miss those first few weeks, living life 2 hours at a time. Feed change nap. Don’t even try to get down in the shop. You’ll be lucky to get down on the couch ;)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#15 posted 08-11-2007 06:39 AM

You were missed a little at the picnic. I did notify all present about the baby so your name did come up.


-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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