Mr. and Mrs. Eric and Sonja Ast, Würzburg, Germany, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Cadence Elisabeth Ast. Cadence was born at 9:30 a.m., on Nov. 7, 2004, in Würzburg, Germany. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 20 inches. She joins a brother, Aiden Ast. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Louise Ast. Paternal great-grandparent is Agnes Ast. Maternal grandparents are Edwin and Elisabeth Hofmann, Schweinfurt, Germany.