He weighed 8 lbs 11 oz
and he opened his big eyes and looked around calmly.
I waited to hear his cry but he was busy taking it all in.
When Sam was safely in my arms the doctor said
"You made childbirth look elegant."
So here's to Sam of the Elegant Birth
Another year older
and wiser too...
He celebrated with pizza, fizzy fruit juice and
a Mom-made cake.
And this was his most anticipated gift:
Blair's Death Rain chips
and Habanero powder.
He is pretty low-maintenance.
When he saw these on the counter this morning he said,
"Wow! It's a great birthday so far!"
That was even before he got to the cheap imitation
Cap'n Crunch cereal I had waiting for his breakfast.