Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/10/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Nicole and mom doing great....thanks
From: "Ken Iisaka" <>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 22:45:48 -0700
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> Thanks to everyone who congratulated us on and off the Lug.
> Nicole and mom came home this afternoon and both are doing great...  I've
> been shooting a lot in-between running around trying to get everything
> care of..... So I'm not sure when I'm going to get anything up for
> viewing...  We were more than a bit surprised by the early arrival.  I was
> lucky I brought cameras and film home to shoot pictures of Rachel and Mom
> this weekend.... I almost didn't .... and boy.... would I have been in big
> trouble.

Well, you will burn a lot of film in the next few years.

> Someone asked where the Noctilux pictures are..... well the Noctilux is
> still on my wish-for list..... But I had enough light with a Summicron and
> 400 ASA for most everything..   I did wish numerous times that they
> closer...

Ah, but now you have an excuse!!!

> There was about 15 minutes from the time we got into the delivery till
> the baby was born..... And Cheri was rather stressed... So... I did not
> shoot a lot of film.  I was fortunate to have carried the Mini II on my
> otherwise..... I would have gotten zip...  In hindsight... I wish I had
> taken the M-6 with me.... But I really thought it was false labor.....
> never live that one down.

My wife had had false labour for almost a month before the birth of my
second child, Sara.  I carried my loaded M6 0.85 with Noctilux just about
everywhere.  For the birth of my first child, Ansel, I shamefully had a
Nikon F3/T with MD-4, with a 28mm/2.8 lens.

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