A balmy New Years Day - at Grist Mill Park
Kenny fishing with Daddy at the Mansion House dock
Excited for a dusting of snow
Sleepover with Bruce - MLK weekend
Audrey loves that horse
Our biggest "snowfall" of the year, like an inch
We went sledding with this amount of snow. Good thing, because it was our last/only snowfall of the winter.
"My Gym" for Trenton's (classmate's) party
Another classmate's (Collin's) party
Is this right?
100th day of school - "Italian Night" at WMES
President's Day at Mount Vernon
A & K at Mount Vernon
Happy she can use the glider now!
Another tooth gone...the dentist pulled this one during a routine visit
A warm Feb afternoon
Early birthday celebration with Grandma and Grandpa D - making a wish
With the Abby cake
Birthday party at Kids N Motion!
Trenton and Celia fly the plane
Kenny and Bruce
Listening intently to instructions - Abby, Audrey, Kenny, Annika
The Dora Cake
Excitedly awaiting cake in the throne
Making another wish
The party room
Bruce, Kenny, Gabe
Birthday celebration at school - she chose Celia and Trenton for her special table
Happy Birthday to Me
Birthday sign, birthday shades
Birthday girl :)
Birthday afternoon at home with Kenny
Finally, after so many other flavors, a chocolate cake (and she didn't even eat it...)
Butterfly dress from Aunt Debby
A break from the torment of shoe shopping at Potomac Mills
First night with Coco - the dog from class
Audrey and Coco at Kenny's baseball practice
Ready for opening day!
Audrey and Coco crash the dugout
Opening day ceremony
Coco has oatmeal too
Audrey and Coco
At Celia's birthday party
Celia the birthday girl
Annika the cat
Playing in the Jones's backyard
Reading with Coco and "Abby Girl"
The Space Shuttle Discovery gets a piggyback ride to the Dulles Air & Space Museum
Newly cut mohawk!
I like it
Relaxing on the screen porch
Audrey awaits her second set of ear tubes
Mother's Day photo 2012
Me, K &A
School Mother's Day photo
Kenny at George Washington's Grist Mill - Mother's Day
Dandelion girl, Grandma, Kenny, and Grandpa
With the big wheel
Grandparents at the Grist Mill
Daddy and Audrey heading to Mother's Day dinner at Mount Vernon
Ken, A & K
Me and the kids outside Mount Vernon Inn
Audrey at Monday night baseball
Opening day of the pool...let's go!
Memorial day weekend cookout at the Wallis' - Olivia, Sophie, Margaret, Audrey, Kenny, Lydia
Nearing the end of the season...
Heading to 3rd
Uncle Slam at the Potomac Nationals
Tough afternoon at the office
Headed to Woodlawn closing day in Stan's monster truck
#1 Woodlawn Indians fan
Audrey and Aoife
Indians get their medals
Someday they'll fit her
View from my room at Le Centre Sheraton in Montreal
Soaked from the sprinklers
Killing time at a park before Beth Anne Burroughs' wedding
Audrey and me
Troublemakers at church for the wedding
Beth Anne and her father
Beautiful and handsome
Another park - between ceremony and reception
Wedding pre-party at Turk Park
Oops, we forgot Audrey in the photo!
5 of the 6 grandkids
Audrey and Ken
Emily and Jeff
Tiffany and Steve
At the Lake for an early 4th of July celebration
The almost-one-year old
Fishin' on Grama T's dock
Audrey gets in on the fishing
Floating in the big raft
Beating the heatwave by camping out in the basement
Kenny with Emma on the Metro headed into the city
Audrey's first time on Metro!
The White House
Trying on sunglasses
"You want some sunscreen???"
Bones and crazy furniture
Hanging out back at home after a full day in DC
Happy 8th birthday, Emma!
Drizzly day walk down to the Mansion House dock
Time to make the donuts
We love hot Krispy Kremes!
Rehearsal for Molly's wedding - Doggy in the practice flower girl basket
The ring bearer and his pillow
Practicing for the Big Day
Enjoying their cold drinks on a hot night
Molly's bridesmaid Rachael does Audrey's hair
At the Blackley's - all dressed up and ready to go
Headed to the aisle with the bridesmaids!
Here they go
Audrey dropping petals down the aisle (photo courtesy of Ellen Gagne)
And Kenny comes next holding on tight to the rings (photo also by Ellen)
A happy flower girl
Here comes the bride
Kenny looking somber
Waiting with lavender seeds for the bride and groom
Happily Ever After
Mr. & Mrs. Cheraso!!!
Pelting Molly and Chris
Waiting patiently for photos
Audrey and beautiful bride Molly
Audrey at Mooreland Mansion
"I'm a bride!"
Audrey and Aunt Rita cutting up on the dance floor
Our dancing flower girl
The ride home from Cleveland...worn out
Sour face - making lemonade
Bruce & Kenny - last week of Summer SACC - Aug 16
Another successful shoe shopping outing at Potomac Mills
Caught! Out fishing on the Potomac with Daddy and Stan
Stan's boat on the Potomac
With birthday girl Annika at My Gym
Caketime with Celia
Three friends with their braids - Annika, Audrey & Celia
Tennis camp at Lee District
Late night travels to the beach
Vacation begins at Stan's beachhouse
Nags Head beach
Audrey and Kenny (in water)
And the cousins arrive! Coloring.
Now at the beachhouse in Rodanthe - Audrey and little Steve having a snack
Kenny & Audrey at the beach in Rodanthe
Enjoying an afternoon walk at the beach
Emma, Kenny, Emily playing in the waves
Kenny, Emily, Emma
The littlest cousins, Audrey and Steve
A visit to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Lindsey, Kenny, Emma and Emily
Hard to believe they moved this massive lighthouse (in 1999)
Kenny at the top!
Ocean view from the top deck of the beach house
Kids enjoying the theater room
Steve and Emma
What a view
A full elevator!
Audrey and Steve at the beach
Yvette and Steve
Back to the beach for a walk after dinner
Audrey, me, and Kenny
"Dreamer's Paradise" - 23212 America Drive, Rodanthe, NC
At Island Dyes
All smocked up and ready to dye!
Kenny shows off a little frog
Audrey up on the deck
From one side of the deck, sunset over the sound ...
... and from the other side, moonrise over the ocean
A morning walk with K & A
Hot tub time
Audrey trying out baby Steve's float, with Grama
Checking out the clams at the "monkey bar"
More clams please
Here's your clams
Audrey helps scope out spots for the grandkids photo
Steve is not so sure about this plan
Take One of the cousins photo: 4 smiling, 2 crying.
the 6 cousins!
Audrey's "fairy castle" (complete with alligator in moat)
Here comes daddy!
And that's it for vacation...headed home with a new hat from Stan
First day of 2nd Grade!
Audrey's first day in the Older 3's Class
First Day in the Older 3's Class
An Amazon Birthday
Making a wish
The 7 year old
Soccer girl - #5
Look out Gunston, here she comes
Kenny's bowling party (photo by Erica)
Bruce, Kenny, Gabe, JD
Tiny bowling shoes
Embarassed by "happy birthday"?
Audrey at "soccer"
Sunset on the Potomac
Taking Bella for a walk
Audrey and Ryan trying on the gear at practice
Annika and Audrey at Sean's party (at My Gym)
Belvoir Oktoberfest! Audrey's favorite car ride.
View from the Ferris Wheel
Kenny's favorite ride...
... the UFO
Audrey the tiger!
Tigress and Daddy
Audrey's first movie theater experience - Frankenweenie in 3D
Circle time - Audrey's class - open house day
Our project at open house
Audrey, Lauren, Ryan at Kenny's baseball game
A cool soccer morning!
Fire Station Open House - Woodlawn Station
And Firegirl Audrey
In the driver's seat
Sidewalk chalk pumpkins
Kenny's cool pumpkin
What beautiful children
Blurry, but better
Woodlawn Fall Ball
Gametime - Audrey and Daddy
Vampire and witch!
Start of neighborhood parade - with Averi, Lauren, Ryan
I couldn't even quite fit the whole group
De-gutting the pumpkin
Kenny's design - ready to carve
Silly witch with her broom headed to school
Ms. Liz and Ms. Toni's Older 3's Class
Trick or treating with Celia (Ms. Liz the Lego in background)
Showing off her nail polish
Annika gets in on the clawing action
And, ready for the neighborhood trick or treat!
Audrey and Ryan hitting the streets
Ticonderoga Farms - big bouncy "pillow"
Michaels and Moon children
Audrey on the hayride
Audrey and Ryan in the pumpkin patch
Audrey and Kenny
Ready for the cow train ride
Kenny's all buckled in too
And off we go - bouncy, bouncy, bouncy
He's officially a Cub Scout
Happy Election Day - Audrey voted, twice!
Let's take Bella for a walk
Scouting for Food - donation pick-up
Audrey needed her picture taken, too
Audrey and Ryan
Fall Ball team (minus one) plus Coach Ken
Thanksgiving lunch at Washington Mill
Averi and Kenny at lunch
Audrey goofing around at a Pack Meeting
2nd graders waving to the camera for NBC4 News during a visit from the chief meteorologist
Thanksgiving art class at school - turkey time
Thanksgiving at Grama & Poppy's new house in Sparta, NJ - with cousin Emily
The brave turkey in their backyard
Audrey loves her cousin Steve
with Mom and Dad
Audrey showing off her turkey pin
Dress-up during play date at Celia's house
Audrey and Celia
Christmas tree decorating
Waiting to see Santa in Old Town
Visiting Santa & Mrs. Claus in Old Town
with the Moons
End of unsuccessful photo shoot for Christmas card
Christmas Card Photo
Didn't make the final cut, but not bad
Making gingerbread houses at the Moon's
Our finished house
Trying out my new camera's "pet portait" setting - Bella's floating head
Boy and dog
Christmas eve day at Grama & Poppy's
Emma, Kenny & chicken wings
Trying out the "food" setting on my new camera - Christmas Eve apps
Gifts from Yvette & Steven
Audrey and Steve play with his new bristle blocks
Poppy & Rudy
Hurray, it's SNOWING!
Christmas morning breakfast
The cousins on Christmas morning
And the chaos begins
Audrey got her hippity-hop!
It was a White Christmas, Audrey got to wear her brand new boots
Christmas stop #2 in Bethlehem
Kenny shows off the Nutcracker
Let the gift opening begin
Audrey shows off her beautiful new scarf
Becky got a scarf, too
Kenny and the Laser Peg Pup
New Year's Eve at the Grant's