August 23, 2011

Six Hours of Briggs

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We got our boy about six hours ago.

He’s amazing.

And he’s huge.

He cried for 90% of our time together this afternoon. Surprisingly, we still enjoyed every minute. We’ll see how we feel about the crying tomorrow.

I gave him a sweet potato puff as a peace offering. He threw it at my face. Today, it was funny, but I told him that if he tries that in about a month, he going to have to sit in time-out.

It was a rough afternoon for the little guy – illustrated by the fact that he fell asleep sitting up on the bed by himself.

And now that he’s sleeping soundly, I kinda want to go wake him up and play with him.

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