Josiah John Samoff...

Born at 4:45pm, April 17, 2006. Weight: 8 lbs. 5 oz.; height: 20 1/2 in.

This is where we spent 16-some-odd hours in labor (Julianna was simply incredible!):

The table

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Ten-minutes old (that’s his right eye — he’s looking down at his right arm):

10-minutes old

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One-day old (happy that he’s already found his thumb):

1-day old

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Two-days old (he’s a sleepy boy):

2-days old

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Four-days old (a little jaundice, but doing ok!):

4-days old

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More later… We’re tired!

Congratulations guys! Wonderful news.
sco () (URL) - April 20, 2006 at 5:35 pm

Thank you! :-D
timsamoff () (URL) - April 20, 2006 at 5:48 pm

And he’s even CUTER in person! Many congratulations!
Mary () (URL) - April 20, 2006 at 6:15 pm

He is a beautiful baby boy. Welcome to the Buice family Josiah! You did good Julie! I wish I had your address.
Hilda Zoutendijk () - April 20, 2006 at 6:28 pm

We’re so excited for you guys – Congratulations and we love you Josiah – We’re praying for you as you start this new adventure of parenthood – you are going to be GREAT!
Sean, Mandy and Mack () - April 20, 2006 at 6:54 pm

Congrats! I couldn’t be happier for you two!
john Chandler () (URL) - April 20, 2006 at 7:12 pm

Wonderfulness. :)
jpierce (URL) - April 20, 2006 at 7:42 pm

congrats! so excited for you. :)
beth () - April 20, 2006 at 9:03 pm

Congratulations!! Another gorgeous Samoff has come into the world. Great Grandma Mary would be so proud. He is beautiful. Love ya’ll
Cousin Kris () - April 20, 2006 at 9:14 pm

Congrats!! What a beautiful baby!
We are so happy for you!! Let us know if you need anything-
You guys are going to be fun parents
Jenae and Doug () (URL) - April 20, 2006 at 10:14 pm

whoo hoo, “Welcome to the world of love and laughter baby” You sure have picked a great Mommy and Daddy be good to them. Love,
Melissa, Jake and Vincent - April 21, 2006 at 12:29 am

He is perfect! Love to all of you. aunt Nancy
Aunt Nancy () - April 21, 2006 at 01:57 am

congrats and awesome!!
Sivin () (URL) - April 21, 2006 at 03:05 am

Woohoo! What a cute kid! Congrats to you both.
wheat () (URL) - April 21, 2006 at 07:14 am

Congratulations! A beutiful baby for a wonderful couple. May God bless you in your new adventure.
Jack & Lynn Egorov () - April 21, 2006 at 07:37 am

YAAHOOOOOOO!!!! Congrats!!! What a cute little doopa!!
Jean - April 21, 2006 at 08:08 am

Wow! We are blown away by all of you! Thank you so much dear family and friends.
timsamoff () (URL) - April 21, 2006 at 10:22 am

WOOOHOOOO! What more can we say! WOOHOOO! :)
Steve - April 21, 2006 at 4:33 pm

He’s beautiful! I am so excited and happy for you all. I cannot wait to meet. Thanks for sharing the sweet bundle. Welcome to the world Josiah!
sach - April 21, 2006 at 4:48 pm

Good job, guys. Josiah is so blessed.
amiebeard () - April 21, 2006 at 5:19 pm

Grace and peace on this joyous occasion!

May God continue to bless and provide for you and for Josiah.

Steve K. () (URL) - April 21, 2006 at 9:10 pm

More thanks! :-)
timsamoff () (URL) - April 21, 2006 at 9:26 pm

Congratulations!!! he’s a beautiful baby. Can’t wait to see him.
Jenny & Brent
Jenny & Brent Webster () - April 21, 2006 at 10:45 pm

Luke thinks he looks like him :) We’re so proud of you all! Wow, 16 hours Juli! We can’t wait to hold him in our arms.
Luke and Sarah () - April 22, 2006 at 12:11 am

Thanks, Jenny, Brent, Luke, and Sarah!
timsamoff () (URL) - April 22, 2006 at 11:27 am

YAY!!! Congratulations! He is absolutely perfect! What a great new beginning for a great family. I love you guys and wish you all health and joy.
Scott Docherty () (URL) - April 22, 2006 at 12:14 pm

Congrats to all of you. You son is beautiful. 16 hours in Labor!! Juli should get a medal for that!!!

Awesome name!!!
Patrick and Theresa McAlister () - April 22, 2006 at 1:30 pm

Congratulations on your beautiful son!
Bob - April 22, 2006 at 2:09 pm

And Josiah opened his eyes for the first time in the arms of parents who have been fit for just such a moment. It’s a time to celebrate!
Bob Fillmore () - April 22, 2006 at 2:16 pm

Congratulations, Tim, Julianna!!! What a beautiful boy. Enjoy to realize how your parent loved and raised you guys :)

Welcome to the world, Josiah!!! You will see you are the luckiest boy to have the best parent in this world. You will enjoy your life a lot :)
Hiroshima (URL) - April 22, 2006 at 2:35 pm

congratulations, Tim!
MadJo () (URL) - April 23, 2006 at 05:36 am

Thank you so much everyone! We are completely overwhelmed with all of your love!
timsamoff () (URL) - April 23, 2006 at 7:54 pm

He is so beautiful, hang in there new parents! Josiah is so blessed to have such wonderful parents,
Love Steph
Stephanie Hill () - April 24, 2006 at 09:25 am

Thanks, Stephanie!
timsamoff () (URL) - April 24, 2006 at 2:05 pm

What a handsome looking boy! It sounds like you all are doing great. Knew you’d be such a great dad. Enjoy it all.
Paul () - April 26, 2006 at 10:50 am


Andrew () (URL) - April 27, 2006 at 08:33 am

Congratulation!! I’m so happy for you all. May God keep the blessing coming.
Ruby () - April 27, 2006 at 09:44 am

Jules- he is absolutely adorable (not that that surprises me), congratulations to both of you. I told you he’d get here before I got your gift to you:)Enjoy that maternity leave!!!
Mindy Stites () - April 27, 2006 at 4:13 pm

Thanks everyone! :-)
timsamoff () (URL) - April 27, 2006 at 4:32 pm

We’re so happy for you Timoth!!! What a beautiful little girl. I hope Julianna is feeling better. CONGRATULATIONS to you both on your ‘Easter Blessing’.
xxoo Buff & Ahna-.
Ahna Wagnon () - May 05, 2006 at 02:41 am

I meant Boy. (I’m such an idiot).
Ahna Wagnon () - May 05, 2006 at 03:06 am

ADORABLE! Oh, I’m so HAPPY for you!!
ganns () (URL) - May 06, 2006 at 04:38 am

Thanks, Ahna and Ganns!
timsamoff () (URL) - May 07, 2006 at 3:41 pm

He is absolutely beautiful. I am so happy for both of you!
Drina () (URL) - May 17, 2006 at 09:09 am

Thank you, Drina! :-)
timsamoff () (URL) - May 17, 2006 at 11:31 am

Wow, Tim, he’s beautiful. Babies are amazing.. :D Congratulations on the new addition!
jen () - May 31, 2006 at 11:08 am

Thanks, Jen!
timsamoff () (URL) - June 01, 2006 at 05:51 am

hey very good name mine has a ( a ) in the last name but sounds the same lol just looking up my name when i found u want to hi so hi
josiah jahn () - June 24, 2007 at 03:12 am

Oh, wow! Thanks for stopping by! :-D
timsamoff () (URL) - June 25, 2007 at 12:06 pm

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