Entries from October 2009 ↓

Pumpkin Painting Party

We had the neighborhood crew over to paint pumpkins.

The calm before the storm.

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Addy’s much too busy be bothered with a camera.

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Jilian is clearly the serious artist of the bunch.

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Why use a brush when this sponge thing is so much faster, feels like I’m at Bingo.

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Mr. Potato Head wants his hat back James.

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One last picnic

Bradley wanted to head up to the ball field for one last picnic before it got too cold.

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Apparently all the grapes needed to be off the vine before we could eat them.

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In case you’re wondering, he’s trying to catch leaves here.

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And Baby Deric is just taking it all in.

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More cute Deric shots

What can we say, he’s perfect.

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Holding hands

Bradley and Deric like to hold hands in the back seat.

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Shoes of different sizes

The Bono Boys happened to all be wearing brown shoes for church this week and we thought it would make a cute picture – we think it did.

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Click, Clack, Moo

Mommy took Bradley to see the play “Click, Clack, Moo” after our swimming lessons, it differed from the book a bit, but he still loved it.

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Deric’s table manners

Baby Deric is catching on to this whole eating thing!

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A day at the museum

We spend a lot of time at the various museums, here we are at the natural history museum with the boys.

We’re in Bradley’s favorite room, the Discovery Room, you checked out the enormous lobster and a cool skull this trip.

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The mummys reminded you of Scooby-Doo.

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Cool shots of you on the steps putting on a T-Rex tattoo.

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Baby Deric trying to help you figure out a computer game.

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You needed to re-fuel with a huge PB&J sandwich here.

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2009 Pumpkin Patch

Our annual tradition is to go to Triple B Farms, we’ve done it three years in a row now, and it is always a very good time.  This is a long one, so buckle up!

This is a new little playground house they put up this year.

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Going through the corn maze – for the second year in a row, Mommy proved to have the best sense of direction.

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Our little lumber jack trying to ring the bell.

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Sling shooting tennis balls at targets way up the hill.

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Checking out the little zoo they have there.

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Bradley racing a little girl in a water pumping contest.

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Climbing up a rope ladder to a slide – Daddy was a little protective here.

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And going down the slide, not sure what Daddy’s doing here, over-protective again I suppose.

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Now, this was crazy fun, and a bit scary.  Daddy bucked up and did it – there was a Harley-guy at the bottom that said he thought a woman was coming down the chute because of all the screaming!!  We did it six times in a row.

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Mommy and her two little pumpkins.

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There must be 4 fields and several thousand pumpkins at this place, and Bradley zeroes in on the one green one – man I love him!

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And here’s a comparison shot for Mommy from this year and from 2007.  The same and different in so many ways.  I just showed Mommy a draft of this post and she cried as expected.  Ironically, these are pictures from our very first blog post on Bradley’s previous site.

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Round it off with a shot of our happy little family.

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Leapfrog

We got Bradley a LeapFrog and he loves it so far – it’s really pretty amazing technology.

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Halloween preview

As we’ve said before, Halloween is a HUGE deal in our neighborhood, we had both the boy’s costumes before October and tried to help Mr. Bob put up some of his decorations – although I think we just slowed him down – thanks Bob!

If Bradley actually puts on his costume this year, it will be the first!

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It only makes sense to have a spider to go along with Spider Man.

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And here we are ‘helping’ Mr. Bob put up some of his decorations.  They are so cool that the borough re-routed their hay ride to go right past our houses.  After they see Mr. Bob’s, they usually look across the street at ours and get a nice view of a few rotten pumpkins.

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Bradley was really into the headless horseman.

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Baby Deric gave Daddy a good excuse not to do much work.

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