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Spring Birth

Yam  470In addition to mallards, star-nosed moles, chipmunks and a host of other animals, my daughter Sadie is about to give birth. I will be taking a few days off to be on hand for her. I apologize for the lack of posts for the next week or so, but nature calls.

43 responses

  1. Congratulations! Is this your first.
    -Tom Libby, private woodworking tutor

    May 22, 2015 at 2:17 pm

  2. cathq75


    Charlotte Houde Quimby 266 Poverty Lane 7A Lebanon, NH 03766 603-727-9562

    May 22, 2015 at 2:30 pm

  3. How exciting! I know I’ll miss your wonderful postings each morning, but I’ll look forward to your news… and I’ll do my best to make a few extra observations and discoveries of my own!
    Thanks, and warm wishes to you and yours… πŸ™‚

    May 22, 2015 at 2:38 pm

  4. Kate Schubart

    Hope all goes swimmingly. Best wishes, Kate Schubart

    May 22, 2015 at 2:50 pm

  5. Alice Darlington

    Wonderful!! Enjoy and may the birth be easy for your daughter!

    May 22, 2015 at 2:51 pm

  6. Susan Wind

    Take your time. May this birth flow with Blessing. Susan

    May 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm

  7. Enjoy every minute! Best wishes to all.

    May 22, 2015 at 2:58 pm

  8. Brenda. Skillin

    Good for you and have a wonderful time. There is nothing like being with a new grandchild! And a daughter.

    Sent from my iPad


    May 22, 2015 at 2:58 pm

  9. Patsy Mathews


    May 22, 2015 at 3:01 pm

  10. Dudley Carlson

    Congratulations, Mary,

    And may your daughter have a safe delivery and a beautiful child! Your posts are a highlight of my days (far out on the west coast), reminding me of wonders and species I seldom see, and prompting me to learn more about those around me. You’re about to have a very lucky grandchild!

    May 22, 2015 at 3:02 pm

  11. Congratulations to you all!! πŸ˜‰ Ellen Rowan Deer Isle

    May 22, 2015 at 3:04 pm

  12. Rema Boscov


    May 22, 2015 at 3:08 pm

  13. Roseanne Saalfield

    Mary what very wonderful news. I wish you (and the almost-mom) the very best in the coming days. if Sadie agrees your fans would absolutely love a photo of the new baby when he or she arrives, and name and pertinent life facts. I am full up with planning an engagement party for our son Peter (same Bromfield class) and se we are all moving forward in life….

    female turkey ambling through our perennial beds as I write…

    best wishes Roseanne


    May 22, 2015 at 3:08 pm

  14. Nancy

    How wonderful. Enjoy your time together.

    May 22, 2015 at 3:19 pm

  15. How exciting – what a wonderful spring blessing! Wishing Sadie a quick and safe delivery!

    May 22, 2015 at 3:21 pm

  16. Lynne Fitzhugh

    Congratulations! We’ll miss you. –Lynne

    May 22, 2015 at 3:21 pm

  17. Ellen

    Congratulations on the new grandchild! Thank you for your continuing posts. I really enjoy the!

    May 22, 2015 at 3:24 pm

  18. Mazel tov! πŸ˜€

    May 22, 2015 at 3:46 pm

  19. Wonderful news! Congrats and enjoy!

    May 22, 2015 at 4:22 pm

  20. Doreen Morse

    Best wishes to you and the whole family!

    May 22, 2015 at 4:31 pm

  21. Sue Makowiecki

    Congratulations Mary – you are going to make an amazing Grandma! πŸ™‚

    May 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm

  22. Janet Watton

    Best to you, mom, and babe, as well as all those chipmunks, fuzzy chicks, moles, etc.

    May 22, 2015 at 4:50 pm

  23. Kathie Fiveash

    That’s wonderful, Mary. It’s the life force, coming close! Best wishes for a spirited birth and a healthy baby.

    May 22, 2015 at 5:16 pm

  24. howiewemyss

    Congratulations!! Best wishes to all.


    Howie Wemyss, General Manager

    Mt Washington Auto Road

    Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center

    Gorham Land Co.

    PO Box 278

    Gorham NH 03581

    603 466 3988

    May 22, 2015 at 5:43 pm

  25. Donna Cote

    Such exciting news! A very special time for you! Looking forward to a picture of the little one!

    May 22, 2015 at 6:23 pm

  26. Doria

    Such a special time, warm wishes to all.

    May 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm

  27. Michael Robinson

    Congratulations. Amy

    May 22, 2015 at 6:49 pm

  28. Jennifer Waite

    Mary, how wonderful !! You are going to be the coolest grandma ever!

    May 22, 2015 at 7:19 pm

  29. Jenny Sawyer

    Sending wishes for an easy, speed healthy birth for your sweet Sadie… Loving thoughts to you all… Jenny Sawyer >

    May 22, 2015 at 8:30 pm


    congratulations to you all!!!


    May 22, 2015 at 8:35 pm

  31. Congratulations! May your special chick come easily into the world healthy and vigorous; in two years or less there will be nature walks with Grandma! Enjoy!

    May 22, 2015 at 8:41 pm

  32. Irma Graf

    Wonderful, Mary! Congratulations!

    May 22, 2015 at 10:30 pm

  33. Chas Carner

    Dear Mary,
    What wonderful news! All good blessings on you, your children, and theirs.

    May 23, 2015 at 1:25 am

  34. Geri LaJoie

    congrats! πŸ™‚ Β  From: Naturally Curious with Mary Holland To: Sent: Friday, May 22, 2015 2:04 PM Subject: [New post] Spring Birth #yiv9497742766 a:hover {color:red;}#yiv9497742766 a {text-decoration:none;color:#0088cc;}#yiv9497742766 a.yiv9497742766primaryactionlink:link, #yiv9497742766 a.yiv9497742766primaryactionlink:visited {background-color:#2585B2;color:#fff;}#yiv9497742766 a.yiv9497742766primaryactionlink:hover, #yiv9497742766 a.yiv9497742766primaryactionlink:active {background-color:#11729E;color:#fff;}#yiv9497742766 | Mary Holland posted: “In addition to mallards, star-nosed moles, chipmunks and a host of other animals, my daughter Sadie is about to give birth. I will be taking a few days off to be on hand for her. I apologize for the lack of posts for the next week or so, but nature calls” | |

    May 23, 2015 at 5:36 am

  35. judilindsey

    Congratulations, Mary! How exciting for you to become a grandmother! Judi πŸ™‚

    May 23, 2015 at 7:07 am

  36. Yee ha! Congratulations, Grandma!

    May 23, 2015 at 8:32 am

  37. Kathryn

    You will be right where you should be! Congratulations!

    May 23, 2015 at 8:53 am

  38. Good luck Mary- I will miss your site but nature in any form is a worthy pursuit!

    May 23, 2015 at 12:36 pm

  39. Oops- I guess Congrats is more appropriate than good luck !

    May 23, 2015 at 12:38 pm

  40. Michele andrews

    Congratulations to you and Sadie! Life is short and precious, so celebrate each and every moment!!

    May 24, 2015 at 7:36 am

  41. Susie Peters

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    How lovely, Mary.  Congratulations, and may it all go smoothly… Susie

    May 24, 2015 at 9:27 am

  42. Audrey Ball

    Best wishes to Sadie! Enjoy the new grandchild.

    May 24, 2015 at 1:04 pm

  43. Congratulations! What a blessing!

    May 26, 2015 at 8:48 pm

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