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Blog entry by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) posted 322 days ago 699 reads 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1122: More Spooky Things Part 1123 of My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer series Part 1124: Finishing Up the Halloween Keys and Ornaments »

I didn’t write this morning because I was waiting to share some news with you all. I am happy to announce the arrival of my first grandchild into the world this morning!

Her name is Willow Marie Bergner and I think she is just BEAUTIFUL! She gave my daughter in law heck because she decided to be a week and a half late! Then, when Brianna was induced into labor, she took her time (over 33 hours!) coming! Briana finally had to have a c-section!

But the important thing are that mom and baby are both doing fine and my son Phillip has a wonderfully happy family!

Now I have a wonderful little grand daughter to spoil as well! I can’t wait until I can get to Chicago and hold her and cuddle her! These are the times when it hurts most to be far away from family!

I am so happy for this new chapter in all our lives. I know my son and his wife will make wonderful parents. I am so proud of all of them!

I wish you all a beautiful day!

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"



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BritBoxmaker

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#1 posted 322 days ago

Congratulations to you all, Sheila.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 322 days ago

Thanks, Martyn! It’s hard to believe I am a Grammy! Who would have thought?? :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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CFrye

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#3 posted 322 days ago

News worth waiting for! Congratulations! She was almost a birthday present for her aunt!

-- God bless, Candy

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Steven Davis

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#4 posted 322 days ago

Congratulations! We had a similar adventure with#1 and are in month 8 awaiting#2.

Steve

-- Steven Davis - see me at http://www.playnoevil.com/ and http://www.stelgames.com/

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grizzman

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#5 posted 322 days ago

aww that is great shelia, i thought at first you were going to say you were having a baby….lol…i know crazy, mother and baby look great, willow is a wonderful name..when will you get to see her…hope its soon…thanks for sharing your wonderful news…

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

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Rick13403

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#6 posted 322 days ago

Congratulations on the birth of your grand daughter! Having grand kids is really great. Glad that mother and baby are doing good.( and also dad!) Our first son took 3 days to enter the world so I know how your son feels.
Rick

-- Rick - DeWalt 788 - www.thescrollerandtoler.com

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jerrells

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#7 posted 322 days ago

Congratulations – I know that this is a wonderful time in your life. Get and save lots of pictures = as I am sure you will.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 322 days ago

I wish I could go today Bob. Sadly, Keith’s dad, Artie is losing his battle with cancer and we are needed here right now. It is such a bittersweet day for me. On one hand, I am joyful of the new life in our family. On the other, I am filled with sorrow because of what Artie is going through.

I have not said much of Artie because Kieth’s mom is old school and not keen on “airing out the family business.” But our hearts have been greatly saddened seeing his dad so ill. We are the only family near for Keith’s mom and dad, and living in the country, we try to help all we can. His mom doesn’t drive and it is very hard on her. Artie was in the hospital about a month ago when I took some time off of writing, but he is home now. However, I was there today and things are not looking good. There are tough days ahead for all of us.

I would have liked to jump in the car and have a nice long road trip to Chicago to see my new grand daughter, but I just can’t do that now. I know my own children and grand children are well and safe. I am needed here right now and I want to be here for Keith and his parents, as they have treated me as a daughter from the first time they met me.

Life gives us difficult choices at times. But things have a way of working themselves out. I know I will look forward to the day when I can finally hold little Willow and in the mean time, we have Skype and pictures and the internet. I am grateful for that.

Thank you all for your kind words and wishes. You are all awesome!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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KnotCurser

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#9 posted 321 days ago

Can’t wait for all the Baby related scrollworks to start appearing on the website! ;-)

Congrats!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#10 posted 321 days ago

Congratulations and best wishes to all!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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grizzman

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#11 posted 321 days ago

i’m so sorry about keith’s dad, i hope his days will be happier having his family with him…

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#12 posted 321 days ago

Thank you so kindly Bob. I do appreciate that very much. I think that it just shows us how fragile and temporary our life here is. To me, it makes me appreciate the simple things even more. I am fortunate enough to be healthy and I am not in want of many things (except to be able to travel more to see my own kids and now grandchild!) But that will come eventually and every day I am so grateful for my family and friends. That includes all the friends I have made here. Even though I don’t get a chance to talk to you all personally every day, I still feel you mean a great deal to me. I am happy to share this good news with you and I hope you all don’t mind if I post a little picture now and then of my little Willow and my family. I am a proud mama/grammy/daughter and girlfriend. :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Rick13403

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#13 posted 321 days ago

Post away. That is part of being a grandmother. And I am sorry to hear about Keith’s dad.
Rick

-- Rick - DeWalt 788 - www.thescrollerandtoler.com

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Roger

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#14 posted 321 days ago

Congrats Grndma, and the new Dad & Mom. I can see some “baby” projects in the near future.

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#15 posted 321 days ago

Baby projects will probably be a given! :)

sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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