Compared to our other Royal Babies, Archer's arrival was a cakewalk (Amy might have something to say about that!) Amy's due date was November 12, so none of us were prepared for the phone call a week before that date. We were all celebrating Lucy Mae's 1st birthday in Lincoln when my cell phone rang. When I saw Amy's name on the screen, I just assumed she was calling to wish Miss Lucy a happy birthday . Instead, I heard Amy's voice, a little sleepy, a little giddy, and a lot happy . Their baby boy was here.
So many people were anxiously awaiting little Archie's entrance into our world. Even though he lives all the way in California, his new family quickly arranged trips to the West Coast to surround him with love.
|Alabama Grandma, Grandpa, and Cousin|
Some of us had to wait a little longer to meet Archie. In fact, he had to come visit us in Colorado, and we are so glad he did!!
|Meeting Aunt Ana and cousins Max and Madi|
As Archie grows and changes, some things have become obvious. Like . . .
He's going to grow up with football all around him. From his mama's Stanford Cardinals to the Thompson's Nebraska Huskers and the Colorado family's Denver Broncos all the way to his dad's Alabama Crimson Tide, Archie's life will be full of the excitement and thrill that is football.
Even though Archie is far away in distance from most of his extended family, he is close to all of our hearts. We all look forward to planning trips to San Francisco, and we're anxiously awaiting his next adventure to Colorado. Or Alabama. Or Nebraska. Or wherever life takes Archie!
Welcome to our beautiful world, little Archer!!!