The Beginning

A Thanksgiving Gift!

Born 5 minutes past midnight on Thanksgiving, we welcomed Abigail Elizabeth into our family. Words cannot express the joy we have for our newest generation. Here's a little of what was going on in the world in 2017.

  • The sun rose at 6:45 am to a chilly 34 degrees in Boston
  • More than 2.2 million New Englanders journeyed 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving weekend
  • President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Thursday, November 23, 2017, as a National Day of Thanksgiving
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closed at 23,590.83. The S&P 500 Index closed at 2,599.03. The Nasdaq Composite Index (IXIC) closed at 6,862.48,
  • The Houston Astros won the world series, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in seven games.
  • Movies released in 2017: Star Wars: The Last Jedi; It; The Shape of Water; Three Billboards; and Lady Bird.
  • The New England Patriots are the reigning Super Bowl Champs in 2017.
  • Celebrities who died in 2017: Mary Tyler Moore, Jim Nabors, Chuck Berry, Don Rickles, Hugh Hefner, Bill Paxton, Erin Moran, Roger Moore, Glen Campbell, and Jerry Lewis.

The amazing thing about becoming a parent, is that you will never again be your own first priority.