The factory is silent. Its assembly line stands motionless. Somewhere off in the darkness, a buzzer sounds. One by one, lights begin to flicker and illuminate on long-unmanned diagnostic panels, giving a sense of enormity and complexity and scale to the machinery. The low hum of power supplies warming up comes next, followed by the higher and louder whine of turbines and electric motors. A whistle sounds, and one by one, employees begin to file in and take their places at the controls. Purposed for a single task, whose time has now come, the factory slowly comes to life...

Friday, July 3, 2009

Welcome, Claire Marie Collin!

Claire Marie Collin was born at 10:38 PM on July 3rd, 2009. She weighed in at a whopping 11lbs, 11oz and was 19.5 inches long. She and Kathy are both doing very well.

Note: we have tons more to share... when we get a free moment, there should be a few more stories forthcoming.


  1. IT'S ABOUT TIME!!!!!!!! I've been waiting for this update since July 3rd!! She;s beautiful and we can't wait to meet her!

  2. congrats!

    question for you guys. just started reading all the entries. i have a missed miscarriage too and they want to do a D&C. i have read a LOT on the internet about scarring from D&Cs and I have had two previous ones so I am not sure I want one more...wondering if you or any of your readers have comments or experience witht his.

  3. Congratulations!!!! And such a pretty name you guys chose. :)


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