apparently very dominant genes

6 Feb

Recently found this picture:

joseph at 2 months

Yup, front and center is Ari’s grandfather, age two months.  I’m amazed not just by their similar mops of dark hair, but by the resemblance I see in the contours the face, the shape of hairline, the deep set of the eyes.  In looks, she’s so clearly John.

The other day, John called home from work while Ari was going all missile launcher on me.  He claims that she got that voice from me.  Good God, couldn’t I have birthed an alto?


8 Responses to “apparently very dominant genes”

  1. kathleen February 7, 2013 at 1:36 am #

    it’s a good thing john is so pretty!

  2. kathleen February 7, 2013 at 1:37 am #
  3. jackiejoan February 7, 2013 at 1:50 am #


  4. phantomdiver February 7, 2013 at 10:13 am #

    That resemblance is pretty cool! And give her time. When they’re babies, altos are just as shrill as sopranos.

    • annaojesus March 6, 2013 at 8:26 pm #

      Ha! Thanks so much for the encouragement…love altos!


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