Max Nolen

Friday Photo – Looking At You (Max) and Looking Ahead (Cohen)

What did grandparents do before camera phones? I am glad we don’t have to find out. Yesterday Tommie sent a photo of Max. I would have preferred to take the picture myself which would mean I would have been there to compete with Grammy for some Max time. There … Continue reading

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Max’s First Photo Shoot and Cuz Looks On Smiling


Max Nolen spent the morning at his first photo shoot. His cousin Cohen Alan made a cameo.… Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Baby

“You’re not quite ready.” Words an about-to-deliver mother never wants to hear. “I’ll be back,” she replied. Hours later the drive down Wheatland Road toward Charlton Methodist Hospital was slowed by thick fog. Emergency flashers and lights signaled urgency to other travelers before 7:00 a.m. on that Saturday twenty-three … Continue reading

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Friday Photo – All Smiles

Daddies love it when their girls smile. I just received a text from Tommie. They got some sleep last night. She is feeling like a new woman. Tommie sent along this (left) photo with a “Good Morning Grammy and Grandpa!”

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Max Arrives – Two Now Three

What a day. Jason called about 4:00 p.m. and said, “Well it looks like it is time.” After enduring increasingly intense contractions, Tommie made her doctor’s appointment about 3:30 p.m. They wheeled her over to the Labor & Delivery floor at Children’s.

Patty had just begun a long procedure … Continue reading

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