Saturday, August 27, 2016


Our son Samuel Milo Story was born on a crystal clear August morning.  I realize hundreds of thousands of people give birth each day, but Leah's labor was the most inspiring show of determination and physical endurance I have ever personally witnessed.  But we made it through, and lying in bed, exhausted, with a new human in our arms, was an experience that will always be filled with wonder in my memory.
Mom and Sam.
Dad and Sam.
Samuel is a strong and healthy, and learns a new trick or two each day. For now, we are engrossed in sleeping when we can, leaning heavily on support from family and friends, and spending hours a day cuddling and staring at the little guy in amazement. I can't wait to see who he will become.  

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