This is a picture of me, taken the day we closed on the cabin, four days before Julia was born.
This was a couple weeks later, Julia in my arms, Kari beside.
This was taken a few days ago, the grandkids at the lake:
The little trio of little sisters:
If anyone would have told me twelve years ago as I sat on that dock across the yard in the sunshine, that there would be NINE children born, TEN if you included that one tucked under my shirt--I would have just put back my head and laughed.
Yes, NINE kids have arrived into this family in the last twelve years.