Our daughter, Sarah Irene Cartan, was born May 22, 1999 at 8:26 PM and within a few hours this web page went up. The photos here are among our favorites from those first few exhausting months.

The first picture of Sarah, taken when she was two minutes old.
Sarah's first day home, dressed in her tie-dye t-shirt.
A close-up of Sarah, with a typical look of wonderment on her face.
Sarah in the tanning box at the hospital, where she returned for a few days to recover from a case of jaundice.
Sarah and her mom. The smile on Betsy's face says it all.
Sarah meets her Great-Grandmother. This was taken at Sarah's naming ceremony, June 20, 1999.
Sarah asleep. We used this picture for Sarah's printed birth announcements.