Archive for September, 2010

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Well, that didn’t take long

Nico took his first steps tonight!  Two steps to Mommy, then two steps to Daddy.  He’s still shaky and prefers to get down on his knees to get between two things.  But it won’t be long now. He was obviously thrilled with himself — he started laughing hysterically and clapping and became really hyper.  Then [...]

Nico’s First Trip to Chicago

Nico added another 3 states to his list — Ohio, Indiana and Illinois — when we took the train out to Chicago for Auntie Ro’s 87th birthday (click for photos).  My parents met us there and we got to see my aunts (Rose and Nita), cousins (Scott, Kathy, and Diana), second cousins (Krista, Kari, and Lauren), [...]

First Half of September

A lot has happened so far in September and a lot more is about to happen, so I wanted to get ahead of the curve and post these photos from the first two weeks. Nico had his 9 month visit this month, complete with vaccines for 5 diseases (diptheria, tetanus, whooping cough, HiB and polio).  [...]

The Rest of August

The Cape Charles and August Odyssey photos that we’ve already posted covered the first half of the month.  This slide show rounds out the month with a bunch of solo shots of Nico, plus our trip to Pittsburgh for Lisa’s bat mitzvah and the spice rack Frank built to house all of the Penzey’s goodness [...]

August Odyssey

Right after we got back from Cape Charles, we headed out again — this time on a northeastern odyssey that took us through Poughkeepsie, the Catskills, New Hampshire, and New Jersey.  It was a trip filled with fun visits with family and friends.  Unfortunately we don’t have photos from his visit with Grandma and Grandpa [...]