Baby Otte is on the way!

14 Jun

If you hadn’t heard the wonderful news, Heidi and I are expecting our first child!!!! Heidi had her first ultrasound yesterday–what an experience! When we saw our baby’s heart beating, we both started crying. Unbelievable! This is quite a good shot (I’m told) for 10 weeks. Baby Otte is just chillin’ on his or her back, giving us a good view of face, hands, and belly. What a gift!

I desire that our child will someday pray:

For You formed my inward parts;
You wove me in my mother’s womb.
I will give thanks to You,
for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Wonderful are Your works,
And my soul knows it very well.

Psalm 139:13-14


Posted by on June 14, 2006 in family


8 responses to “Baby Otte is on the way!

  1. jason

    June 14, 2006 at 4:30 pm


  2. Sarah

    June 14, 2006 at 9:25 pm

    Cute little peanut! Can we be honorary aunt and uncle?

  3. Jonathan Dodson

    June 14, 2006 at 10:04 pm


  4. Josh

    June 14, 2006 at 10:51 pm

    Beautiful indeed!

    Sarah, you and John are hereby recognized as honorary aunt and uncle (providing you don’t pronounce ‘aunt’ like the little insect).

    Jason, sorry we missed you when you were up in MA. Congrats on your graduation!

    Everyone’s been saying our baby looks most like me right now: bald, not very tall. What do you think?!

  5. corey thomas

    June 15, 2006 at 6:24 pm

    Congratulations!! I am very, very, very happy for you and your family! Beautiful indeed!

  6. Ben & Phyllis

    June 18, 2006 at 7:28 pm

    Congratulations!!!!! SOOOO exciting 🙂 Your little one already has a heartbeat. You and Heidi will be excellent parents!

    May God bless the life of your little one 🙂

    We love you!

  7. Nate and Aimee

    July 5, 2006 at 2:33 pm

    Congratulations!! We were happy to add you to the list of “first-timers” that we know–there is a baby boom going on (our time is not yet, though…anyone we know reading this–don’t get any ideas!) :o) Really, really happy for you guys!!

  8. Josh

    July 11, 2006 at 6:50 pm

    Thanks for dropping by. Thanks for the congrats too! We are so psyched! We heard our baby’s heartbeat yesterday. It was awesome!!!


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