Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Uncle Derrald's Pictures!









We are so lucky to have a photographer in the family! Last night Derrald (Tommy's favorite godfather) was hauling out the photo gear to take pictures of cousin McCoy with his mom and dad Molly and Kyle-- so we crashed the shoot. These are the results. The wiggly babies even managed to pose for one cute picture together! Derrald normally shoots landscapes and wildlife. Last night he had some REAL wildlife to contend with! Actually the boys were VERY good! You can see more of his work (incredibly beautiful and all of the pictures have fancy names) at his website: www.journeyoflight.com I check it frequently, his pictures make me feel nice and peaceful!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Who Needs Expensive Toys?

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A simple sheet of newspaper brings much delight to young Tom!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Splish Splash!

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Since the quality of the pool video is so bad-- I figured it was time for a different water video! Here's Tom in the tub. I can't believe this is the same child who screamed bloody murder in the bath for the first 5 months of his life.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Fun in the Pool!





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So since Tommy loves the bathtub and his kiddie pool so much, Marc and I decided to try the neighborhood pool. We haven't really been swimming since our honeymoon.. so we forgot just how c-ccccc-oooollllldddd the water can be. We slowly walked in and dipped his feet-- he screamed bloody murder! We got him out, gave him a bottle, and tried again after the rest break.. letting him sit on the edge and slowly working his way in! He had a blast, splashing, kicking and laughing out loud.

Sorry for the quality of the video my cell phone, the sun (I could see what I was shooting) and the water made for a tough situation. You get the idea, though. And why does my voice get four octaves higher when I'm narrating Tommy video?

First Flamingo Fest













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Flamingo Fest '09! My parents annual pink and tropical, live band and margarita machine in the backyard party has come and gone for another year..


This year it fell on my dad's 65th birthday!! All the more reason to party! But, Mr. Tom didn't get much of a nap and the band was kind of loud for his taste. So there were some cranky pants and he wasn't up to playing with his cousins. Next year he will love it... and at least he LOOKED festive.


Thursday, July 9, 2009

Summer Fun






Seems like I haven't posted much lately. We've been busy, busy, busy! Mostly just enjoying the sunny weather and just keeping up with Tommy. He's doing a great job sitting up and LOVES to be outside.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Lovin' the Pool

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Ok, the video isn't the best because I couldn't peek through the viewfinder. .but eventually you do get to see his face! Tommy is sitting up great on his own and loves to splash and kick. He did a faceplant reaching for a toy and soaked his hat, but all was well again moments later.