Born on the first day of Spring

☆ March 23, 2015







31 Responses to “Born on the first day of Spring”

  1. Sheri Nugent
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 8:18 am

    What a pretty baby! Boy or girl? Name?

  2. Vee
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 8:40 am

    Life! Happiness! Yay, Spring :)

  3. Amy
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 8:54 am

    I love the baby’s stance in the first photo. That’s a total “what the hell just happened” pose.

  4. Joy
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 9:06 am

    Precious! <3

  5. Steph in Oregon
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 9:13 am

    Congratulations and happy spring!
    What great photos of mama and baby. Background reminds me of a painters palette.

  6. Rose Marie B
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 10:02 am

    Hallelujah! I agree with Amy, the first picture is priceless. “You looking at ME?!”

  7. Lindsay
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 10:15 am

    Awww, that is just the cutest. Such a proud Momma. :)

  8. B. Moore
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 11:13 am

    Shades of Frisco… so beautiful!!

  9. Jenny Current
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 11:56 am

    Adorable black beauties against understated pastels.
    That first shot a sheer delight; fourth shot just dear. … And life goes on…

  10. hello haha narf
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 12:05 pm

    oh happy day!

  11. wright1
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 12:14 pm

    Amazing contrasts, both of color and new life against such a stark background. I can almost imagine this scene happening on a Terraformed Mars…

  12. taffy
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 1:18 pm

    What a beautiful portrait, not easy to catch! Then on to baby/mom bonding, so preciously caught on your camera Shreve! The whole wide world all around in every direction but the best place to be is beside my mommy.

  13. bonnie
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 1:37 pm

    love the matching knees in the first shot. and glad to see that you are back at it already.

  14. torre
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 2:39 pm

    awwww such a cutie! and what a good job Mom is doing cleaning him/her up!

  15. Diane
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 3:04 pm

    Stunning. Heartwarming. Thank you.

  16. Bev
    March 23rd, 2015 @ 6:27 pm

    How sweet! Congrats on the farmily’s new addition.

  17. scotty
    March 24th, 2015 @ 6:43 am

    takes a lickin and keeps on tickin

  18. sue
    March 24th, 2015 @ 6:46 am

    the colors. the light. that tongue!

  19. Susie B
    March 24th, 2015 @ 8:10 am

    Ah. Birth, regeneration, spring. We all should celebrate!

  20. Jo Davis
    March 24th, 2015 @ 9:38 am

    Happy Spring!!!! Sap is running here and we are finally thawing out….it’s been the longest, coldest Winter I can ever remember….so happy it is finally over!!!! keep healing and be well :) I’ll send you some maple syrup soon… hope you have a wonderful week!!!!

  21. Nancy
    March 24th, 2015 @ 9:51 am

    Another precious gift of life – YAY!!!!

  22. penny in co
    March 24th, 2015 @ 11:16 am

    OMG so adorable!!! Congrats Shreve and happy spring!

  23. charity
    March 24th, 2015 @ 12:10 pm

    The pictures of the babies always get me right in the feels.

  24. Patricia Long
    March 25th, 2015 @ 9:37 am

    The rebirth of life in the spring! I love these photos of the mother and baby bonding—so beautiful. My baby great nephew was also born on the first day of spring this year!

  25. ClaireB
    March 25th, 2015 @ 9:38 am

    How sweet. Momma is still cleaning the babe, you must have been very close when this was happening. What a joy. Nature is wonderful.

  26. Deanna
    March 25th, 2015 @ 11:27 am

    That mama is hugging her baby!

  27. Mary
    March 26th, 2015 @ 8:19 am

    Going through that kind of a scare (benign/not benign) is a bit of an eye-opener isn’t it? And then the surgery as well, yes? How vulnerable one is and dependent on those around us and those “helpers” can really be like angels! So happy for you that all turned out well.

    On a very different note: I’ve wondered, have you ever thought of getting a goat?? It occurred to me while reading the book, “Make the bread Buy the butter”.

  28. montanarose
    March 27th, 2015 @ 3:52 pm

    These pictures just make me smile. What a wonderful “welcome home!” for you after your travails in the medical system.

  29. Deborah
    March 28th, 2015 @ 8:46 pm

    WElcome to the world, baby!
    What’s your name?

  30. Suzy Soro (@HotComesToDie)
    April 2nd, 2015 @ 3:40 pm

    Mom has a maid’s room on the 4th floor of our building here in Paris. What do i see on the walls? Paintings from our house in DC and gorgeous framed color photos of French farmers walking their cows on country roads. AND I THOUGHT OF YOU AND HOW MUCH I NOW LOVE COWS!!

  31. eclecta
    April 3rd, 2015 @ 11:06 am

    I was born on the first day of spring too! :->

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