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May 25, 2003

The Most Famous Newborn In The World

For an hour or two at least, unless a Hollywood couple had one. How many other newborns are known of by hundreds of people within hours of their arrival? Scotty McSulu owes a debt of gratitude to traffic sent his way from:

Silent Running, Amish Tech Support, Little Tiny Lies, HobbsOnline A.M., MBA Admissions Wire, The World Wide Rant, Overtaken By Events, A Small Victory, Instapundit, Red Sugar Muse, Ron Bailey, Trojan Horseshoes, Viking Pundit, Must Be Nice, Crimen Falsi, NothLit and Almost A Diary, who is somewhat perturbed by the whole thing (left hand column, no permalink).

I know it looks like bragging to list the incoming links. It feels overly self-referential as well, but I figure future selves would appreciate having the record to come back to. SW and a couple of others were interested in the comments and reactions as well, wanting to surf around and see what all was posted in the past couple of days. Special thanks to Meryl, who engineered what is surely a record for "Youngest person ever mention by Instapundit", though I suspect that record won't stand forever. My apologies if you're threw us a line and aren't on the list. I'm doing this from memory and referral logs that don't record anything prior to the 100 most recent visits. Here's some pictures to make up for it.

Just after delivery, in the heated crib, so he's warmer than he looks.


Looking very tiny in the carseat for the trip home.


Contemplating the sound of one hand clapping.

That'll be the last of them, for a while. If you absolutely must see more drop me a line and I'll forward you the ones SW and Nana are sending out to the relatives.

We checked out of the hospital late yesterday; made it home in time for dinner. We were there for less than 30 hours. This in accordance to the plan that SW laid out over a month ago, when she decide she wanted to have the baby Friday in the morning or afternoon while Ngnat was at daycare, then come home the next day. The overwhelming success of this plan has rendered her paranoid; she walks around the house muttering "Everything is going too well."

Posted by Bigwig at May 25, 2003 08:37 PM | TrackBack
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