It's a girl!

Congratulations to my friend Diana, who became a first-time grandma in August! She's the first of my friends to become a grandma after I did -- which I suppose makes me the experienced one in our relationship (ha!).

And what a gorgeous -- and happy! -- little gal her granddaughter is:

K. smiling for Grandma (Don't tell me it's gas; it's pure joy at being in Grandma's arms!)A big girl already!"I love the invention....grandchildren!" Diana wrote in a recent e-mail -- a fitting statement coming from a former IT tech.

I couldn't agree with her more!