Saturday, July 21, 2007

Welcome, cousin Leo!

One of the hot topics of conversation at the family gathering to celebrate the birth of David and Linda's son Matthew was the impending birth of the second child of my cousin Anne (Linda's older sister) and her husband Frankie in Mauritius.

Earlier this week, the buzz on Facebook was that Anne had given birth to a boy, and yesterday I received the following e-mail:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Anne
Date: Jul 20, 2007 10:16 AM
Subject: he came with a big ROAR!!!!
To: ... ...

hi everyone!

... here's a very brief scoop cuz i don't have much time... I GAVE BIRTH!!!! Leo Yun Sing was born on July 17, 2007 at 7:50pm weighing a total of 4.015kgs (8.833lbs) and measuring 55cms!!! i gave birth naturally with the epidural of course! i will go into details of that later and will try to find time to download some pics to send you all!

in the meantime, frankie, nina, leo and i are trying to adjust to a new life together - take care!

anne ;)

Mauritius is in time zone UTC+4, so with Toronto being in UTC-5 (+1 adjustment for Daylight Savings), this means that Mauritius is currently 8 hours ahead -- so if I am correct, baby Leo joined us at 10 minutes to noon Toronto time on the 17th.

Anne, Frankie and Nina (Nina is about two and a half):

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