The past couple days we have experienced some bits of South Texas culture. Yesterday we went with my Grandma Renaud to eat at a barbecue place called Rudy’s. And today we visited the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo.
Jadzia and Ludi sure are playful. Here’s some recent photos showing the girls doing their thing.
The world is winding down from the tumultous but transcendent celebrations that marked International Josh Week. Here in St. Louis, the festivities were more low-key than usual, but all in all they were good.
The morning of International Josh Day, I got my first present: a new waffle iron. We immediately put it to work. My first attempt was okay, but not breath-taking.
The next day, we tried again. This time, Yoli handled the batter. The waffles turned out much better. Since this was Tuesday, I had the day off, and my parents agreed to watch Jadzia and Ludi. This freed Yoli and I to spend an afternoon together. We decided to tour two institutions that are quintessential to St. Louis: the church and the brewery.
We started at the Cathedral Basilica.
Jadzia helps Josh assembling the cradle for Ludi before she is born. Continue reading “More Ludi photos”
You can see a couple photos taken at the hospital by visiting Ludi’s page at growingfamily.com.
All four of us are now back at Renaud Manor in Ferguson. The hospital stay was nice, but now we’re in for the real grind… The baby is eating, sleeping, pooping, and crying all day long. So far Jadzia has been nice with her, and we haven’t seen any huge problems. Hopefully it will stay that way. It’s good I can be home to tackle Jadzia while Yoli tackles the baby.
Click the link below to see one final video we took at the hospital.
Yeah, so we took our time and left folks on the edge of their seats for a bit. But it’s now (almost) official: our newest daughter is Ludivine Mercedes Renaud.
Our newest baby has arrived, and she’s a girl!
Right off the top, let me say that she remains nameless for the moment, but we hope to have settled on a name by the end of today.
Here’s her vitals:
- Born July 30, at 2:23 a.m.
- Weighed 7 pounds
- 20.5 inches long
If you click below to continue reading this entry, you’ll be able to watch a short video of the new baby and read the story of our adventure.