Entries from April 2009 ↓

Deric meets Nonna

Looks like they are deep in a serious conversation.

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Happy Birthday Bradley!

Some shots from Bradley’s 3rd birthday parties.  We had one at home, one at Nonna’s and one at Aunt Catherine’s – it was a bit hectic and we probably won’t be doing that again.

Here you are at home getting ready to tear into your presents inside your new sandbox.

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Here you are at Nonno’s house.

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And finally at Aunt Catherine’s.

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Another fishing trip

We went out the first day of trout, for panfish at Loyalhanna – didn’t do very well, but had a blast at the beach and a nice picnic in the truck afterward.

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Our young artist

As you can see on our walls, Bradley is quite the artist and is very proud of his work.  We go to the museum a lot to see all the different animals and this time we decided to expose him to a little art to see what his reaction was – needless to say, we’ll be going back quite soon.

Our wall of fame…

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A lady was watching you look around and gave you some paper and a clipboard so that you could sketch the paintings that you liked best – what a hit, we’ll be bringing a notebook with us from now on.  Complete strangers were coming up and saying how impressed they were with how seriously you were concentrating on the art pieces.

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You took a minute to pose with who brought you.

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Outside the exhibits, they had a station where you could color and trace leaves to take home – this was a hit too.

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Loved watching your feet dangle here while you worked away.

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Mommy and Deric Anthony

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Easter Egg Hunt

What a blast we had here!  We hid the eggs outside without you knowing and then had you look out the window at something and you noticed one we had just sitting on top of the sand box.  You completely flipped out and started screaming, we barely got clothes on you before you bolted out the door.

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Showing your booty to Mommy and Baby Deric.

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Easter picnic?

Bradley had his little heart set on going on a picnic Easter Sunday, so we packed up lunch and headed for the hills.  I’m sure it looks and sounds silly, but it is probably the best Easter meal that I’ve ever had.  Thanks Buddy!

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Manning the couch

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(Easter) Basket Case

Need we say more?

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Easter Egg Coloring

Daddy happened to be shooting the camera at the perfect time to catch a cup falling over during the egg coloring festivities.

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Mudstompin

We let Bradley run completely wild in the mud on occasion, in fact we’ve had to strip him down on the porch several times.  Here he is just getting into first gear.  We have an old stroller that he likes to get into and get sloshed through the mud with.  Good practice for when he gets his first 4X4.

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