05 August 2007


so if i am 275 days pregnant, and... wait... 9 months, minus a week...

resting on the patio, on a calm summer evening, she contemplated how close charlie nicole keen's conception occurred, in proximity to the passing of our baby sister, and angel, courtney nicole. the story almost seems shakespearian; tragic and exciting, passioniate and tearful. shortly into the 14th of november 2007, courtney nicole left this earth, at the age of 19, young and beautiful. she had fought her second battle with leukemia, when God chose to take His baby back home.

within weeks of court's passing, big-seester brought news that she was pregnant with her second child, one of the first of many miracles to be performed "by court" over the next few months. and, now it is upon us. tomorrow morning, at 7:30am, charlie nicole keen is scheduled to be delivered.

i was fortunate enough to be able to spend a few moments on the eve of the scheduled delivery, and snap a few frames of my pregnant baby sister, her husband (cody), and son (cash). here are some of my favorites...


  1. What a fun weekend!! So glad you and Carlie were with us to help welcome Charlie into the world!

  2. Perfect! I love these :) Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Ps. Cody hates taking pictures, and he never complained once the whole time we were doing this!