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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 taken > 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 focused > closer... Ah, but now you have an excuse!!! > There was about 15 minutes from the time we got into the delivery till when > 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 belt > 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..... I'll > 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.