He's here! Aaron entered the world in a remarkably smooth way last Thursday, May 13, at exactly 8 AM. I do love a punctual baby. Amazingly a week and a half has already passed, mostly in a blur of feeding, sleeping, greeting visitors, and wishing I was sleeping. I can't complain, though--so far Aaron is an extremely laid back little dude. With his siblings he really has no choice, but it's good that he seems to have figured it out quickly. We are all completely smitten, and I am just now getting to the point where I'm willing to do something that requires me to not be holding him for more than 30 seconds. He's hard to put down. That tiny face! Those soft feet! Oh, kill me now.
We had an fantastic stroke of luck in that a friend of mine, Jason Hudson, who is also a brilliant photographer, needed to update his infant portfolio right when we were having Aaron. He was kind enough to come to the hospital and take pictures when our family met him for the first time. The results are AMAZING. We are going to his studio tomorrow to get some more shots of Aaron, and I'll hopefully get a CD of the hospital shots then. They'll be up on the blog directly after! For now, here are a few of our own: