Saturday, July 31, 2010

Nice pants mom!

The scanner is up & working!
And by some of the photos I've seen, we need a new label - am considering
"evidence my parents hated me"

Friday, July 30, 2010

Phew! Friday

Oh!  The video games....

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Happy Birthday Little Girl

We are so very very lucky to have you in our lives.


First Halloween

Our profound gratitude to Dr Fiore

First Birthday

August 2009

September 2009

October 2009

Second Christmas

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ruffle Butt

Swishy dress

In which the lady goes for a drive:

Who would have thought I'd have a girly-girl?  She spent all day on Sunday swishing her skirt around.

"A Question of Green"
"Portrait of a Knee"
"What a 5 year old does with the camera"

Sunday, July 25, 2010


Mystery scrape on the forehead - do you think the penguin did it?  He looks so innocent.
Look at her face in the last photo - if he did, I think the penguin got the worst of it. 

Jabbed twice by the #$%^&* nurse who didn't know what a vein looked like. 
[It is slightly possible he jerked, so I didn't call the authorities on her]

Friday, July 23, 2010

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Almost Two Years Ago...

...the little girl graced us with her presence.  I have almost no pictures from those first months - distracted as we were by hour long bottles, medication schedules, and the miracle & irony of the foxglove blooming in our backyard, but we are profoundly grateful & proud. 

(sorry hon', no daddy photos available).

Monday, July 19, 2010

July (and *cough* June) Birthdays

We haven't been keeping up with the birthdays!  If this is late, I'm sorry - still love ya', I'm just a terrible person.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

After the crowd, we go to the zoo

[There's a joke in there but I couldn't quite swing it]
[Insert second joke about feeling like a hippo after 6 days of feasting....]

The girl was NOT amused (it was in the 90s)

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Part VII

Last day - at the Botanical Gardens:

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Part VI

Apparently I was too busy whoo-hooing on the 4th to take any pictures but here are two from the show on the 3rd.  They were even more entranced the next day.

Post Party on the 4th.  First time the little guy has actually requested bedtime. 
Anyone have a picture of Pete's shirt?

You know it's a good party when someone ends up blue