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Mt Bierstadt Hike

Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt (on the right), taken at 7:30am
Parking Lot
Parking Lot
View of the parking lot
Views
Views
View along the hike
Views
Views
View along the hike
Views
Views
View along the hike
Hiker Melissa
Hiker Melissa
Taken on the way up
Buddies
Buddies
Jo & I on the hike
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
Still going up
Views
Views
View along the hike
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
Jo, her dog Jet, Elisabeth, and Geoff- Bierstadt in view (right)
Heading Up
Heading Up
Jo, Jet, Elisabeth & Geoff- goal getting closer
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
So close, but not really. :)
Looking Down
Looking Down
Looking down, wishing we had the sun on us!
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
Just gotta scramble up
USGS Marker
USGS Marker
At The Summit
Victory
Victory
I made it! I wanted to cry, and die.
Victory
Victory
Geoff on the summit
Views
Views
What you can see from the summit
Views
Views
What you can see from the summit
Views
Views
What you can see from the summit
Views
Views
What you can see from the summit
Descent
Descent
On the descent, less wind, less of the crazies
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
Clouds are coming in
Crossing Scott Gomer Creek
Crossing Scott Gomer Creek
Geoff waits to cross the creek
Mt Bierstadt
Mt Bierstadt
Hike finished, 1:15pm
The End
The End
Back at the car, boots off, putting the mountain behind me, literally

GGCSP Camping 2012

Miles & The Bear
Miles & The Bear
The bear at the Visitor Center
Creepy Crawlies
Creepy Crawlies
Learning about creepy crawlies
Trail back from the office
Trail back from the office
Walking back to camp
View
View
The view from our camp chairs
Plants
Plants
Neat plant near our site
Campsite
Campsite
The setup
Dinner
Dinner
Campfire pizza
Dude's Fishing Hole
Dude's Fishing Hole
A good day to fish
Fishermen
Fishermen
The boys fishing
Fishing
Fishing
The boys fishing
Fishy
Fishy
The fish I caught
Teeter Toter
Teeter Toter
The boys playing on the hike
Hike
Hike
Coyote Trail
Bootlegger House
Bootlegger House
One of the sites on Coyote Trail
Bootlegger Truck
Bootlegger Truck
Coyote Trail
Bootlegger Truck
Bootlegger Truck
Coyote Trail
Hikers
Hikers
Coyote Trail
Hikers
Hikers
Coyote Trail
Hiking views
Hiking views
Coyote Trail
Hiking views
Hiking views
Coyote Trail
Hike turns to rocks
Hike turns to rocks
Coyote Trail
Hiking view
Hiking view
Coyote Trail
Hiking view
Hiking view
Coyote Trail
Hikerman
Hikerman
Coyote Trail
Made It To The Top
Made It To The Top
Coyote Trail
Made It To The Top
Made It To The Top
Coyote Trail
Made It To The Top
Made It To The Top
Coyote Trail
Hiking
Hiking
Coyote Trail
Seeing How High We Went
Seeing How High We Went
The rocky notch near the top, Coyote Trail
Banana Boat
Banana Boat
Dessert
Banana Boat
Banana Boat
Elijah loves his banana boat dessert
Plain Dessert
Plain Dessert
Miles prefers graham crackers & chocolate
Flat Hair
Flat Hair
Miles pouts because his hair has gone flat
Bacon
Bacon
Need I say more?
Family Campers
Family Campers
Ready to go home

Christmas 2011

A Snowy Night
A Snowy Night
Out our front window
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The Barnes Family
The Barnes Family
At Winter Wonderlights
The Family
The Family
At Winter Wonderlights
Deer
Deer
Winter Wonderlights
Walrus
Walrus
Winter Wonderlights
Walrus
Walrus
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
Enjoying the lights
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
Puffin
Puffin
Winter Wonderlights
Whale
Whale
Winter Wonderlights
Whale
Whale
Winter Wonderlights
Ray
Ray
Winter Wonderlights
Lighted Trail
Lighted Trail
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
Winter Wonderlights
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Talking With Santa
Talking With Santa
At Winter Wonderlights
Telling Santa His Wish
Telling Santa His Wish
At Winter Wonderlights
Santa is listening
Santa is listening
At Winter Wonderlights
And What Would You Like Elijah?
And What Would You Like Elijah?
At Winter Wonderlights
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Playing In The Snow
Playing In The Snow
The big dump of snow we got before Christmas
Playing In The Snow
Playing In The Snow
Having a blast in the snow
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
The final product
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Fine craftsmanship
Where's The Snowman?
Where's The Snowman?
After the big dump of snow before Christmas
Save The Snowman
Save The Snowman
"Help me, I'm drowning"
Christmas Specials
Christmas Specials
Miles curled up on the couch watching Christmas specials
Cinnamon Buns
Cinnamon Buns
Breakfast for Christmas morning
A Snowy Walk
A Snowy Walk
Daddy & Elijah walk to the firehouse to bring cookies- a Christmas Eve tradition
Oh Fudge
Oh Fudge
Mmmmm
Christmas Angel
Christmas Angel
Elijah, on Christmas Eve
Christmas Buddies
Christmas Buddies
Mommy & Elijah- Christmas Eve
Authentic Horseradish
Authentic Horseradish
An essential part of a Polish Christmas dinner
Peirogies
Peirogies
Homemade peirogies- delish!
Cookie Decorating
Cookie Decorating
Decorating cookies for Santa
Christmas Morning
Christmas Morning
The quiet before the chaos
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Stockings
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Merry Christmas Miles!
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Daddy is happy to get the Man With No Name trilogy on blu-ray
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles gets his soccer ball
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah is thrilled he got his hex bug set
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Hexbug set from Santa
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Santa gifts have been opened
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Hexbug set
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah is excited for Miles' hex bug set
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles got a leash for his puppy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles is happy to get new monkey jammies
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Monkey jammies!
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
New Mo Willems books
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Monkey jammies
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Daddy is happy to get monkey jammies from his boys
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Cool, a Star Wars Leapster game
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah also got a Star Wars Leapster game
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
New Fly Guy books
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Superhero jammies from Godmom Cate & Godfather Kaisara
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Pillow Pet! A T-rex
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Pillow Pet- Elijah got a penguin
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Pillow Pets
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Argh! Miles got a pirate costume from cousin Kelly
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah tries on Miles' new costume
Hexbug
Hexbug
Miles hangs out with the new hexbug sets
Christmas Dinner Table
Christmas Dinner Table
Ready for dinner
Lasagna
Lasagna
Our Christmas dinner
Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
The family
Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
The family
Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
The family

GGCSP-Fall Camping

Bear Love
Bear Love
Miles hugs the bear
Bear Love
Bear Love
Elijah hugs the bear
Our Campsite
Our Campsite
Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Reverend's Ridge, I-86.
Campsite
Campsite
A great site, I-86.
Chillin'
Chillin'
Miles chills out in his chair
Playing Games
Playing Games
Elijah and Mommy play a few games of Skip-Bo
Helping Daddy
Helping Daddy
Miles carries the chopped wood
Woodsman
Woodsman
Geoff chopping wood
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
View close to our campsite
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
View close to our campsite
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
View close to our campsite
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
View close to our campsite
Happy Camper
Happy Camper
Miles
Building A Fire
Building A Fire
Boys learn how to build a fire
One Match Fire
One Match Fire
fire built by the boys (Daddy lit the match)
Happy Place
Happy Place
Geoff is in his happy place
Dinner
Dinner
A sample of one of our dinners. Brats, veggies and baked beans.
Glow Sticks
Glow Sticks
Miles loves his glow stick
Glow Stick
Glow Stick
Where's Miles?
Glow Stick
Glow Stick
Where's Elijah?
Fire
Fire
Fire on our first night
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
The 2.5 miles hike starts in Reverend's Ridge, and goes up to Panorama Point.
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles takes the lead
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
A fall hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Daddy & Elijah talking
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles loved this twisty tree stump
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Beautiful fall hike
Hikers
Hikers
Hiking the Raccoon Trail
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Loving the yellow color
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Taking in the colors
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles still leading the hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Elijah posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Perfect fall hiking weather
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Taking in the beautiful view
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Elijah posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles asked me to take a picture of the wild mushrooms
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Kind of love this wild weed
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles & Daddy
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Elijah lagging behind
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Elijah is at his own pace
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles & Daddy talking
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Trying to frame the mountain
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Picture of a creek we crossed
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
The menfolk
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Yellow leaves
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Trees
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Elijah takes the lead
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Fall hiking
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Fall hiking
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Trees
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Fall colors
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Nearing Panorama Point
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Beautiful views
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
My hikers
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
At Panorama Point
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
At Panorama Point
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Posing with the big butt tree
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Posing with the big butt tree
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Pointing out our campsite
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Near Panorama Point, trying to spy our campsite, and how far we hiked
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Tree reminded me of a football goal
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Goal!
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Football tree
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Goal!
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Me thinks a letterbox is nearby
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Father & son
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Posing for a picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Family picture
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Limbo daddy-o!
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Miles does his best limbo
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
I have no idea what it is, but it's pretty
Raccoon Trail Hike
Raccoon Trail Hike
Heading back to camp
Miles' art
Miles' art
The tower Miles built
Fire Builders
Fire Builders
2nd one match fire built by the boys
Jr Ranger
Jr Ranger
Elijah is now a Jr Ranger for Colorado State Parks
Fire!
Fire!
Fire for our last night
Happy Campers
Happy Campers
Posing on the "boat" tree at our campsite
Happy campers
Happy campers
Posing on the "boat" tree at our campsite

SeattleVictoria2011

Seattle
Seattle
Checking out the Pacific Ocean
Fish Taco
Fish Taco
Geoff's lunch at Anthony's on Pier 66
Fish & Chips
Fish & Chips
Kids lunch at Anthony's on Pier 66
Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad
Melissa's lunch at Anthony's on Pier 66
Ferry Passengers
Ferry Passengers
Elijah & Daddy on the Victoria Clipper- Seattle to Victoria
Fireboat
Fireboat
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria)
Fireboat
Fireboat
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria)
Fireboat
Fireboat
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria) Seattle Space Needle in background
Ferry Passengers
Ferry Passengers
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria)
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper Views
Last glimpse of Seattle
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper Views
Sailing away from Seattle
Ferry Passengers
Ferry Passengers
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria)
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria)
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper ferry ride (Seattle to Victoria)
Mommy
Mommy
Elijah takes my picture
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper Views
We see Victoria!
Victoria Clipper Views
Victoria Clipper Views
We see our family! (orange blurs)
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
The boys seeing a castle for the first time
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Robert Dunsmuir's mansion
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
The boys & the castle
The Boys
The Boys
Posing at Craigdarroch Castle
The Boys
The Boys
Posing at Craigdarroch Castle
The Boys
The Boys
Posing at Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Craigdarroch Castle
Gov't House Gardens
Gov't House Gardens
A pond
The Turtle
The Turtle
Gov't House gardens
The Turtle
The Turtle
Gov't House gardens
Duck
Duck
Gov't House gardens
Beauty
Beauty
Gov't House gardens
Canada Flag
Canada Flag
Gov't House gardens
Deer
Deer
Gov't House gardens
Deer
Deer
Gov't House gardens
Olympic Mountain Range
Olympic Mountain Range
view from Gov't House gardens
Olympic Mountain Range
Olympic Mountain Range
view from Gov't House gardens
Exploring
Exploring
Gov't House gardens
Melissa
Melissa
Gov't House gardens
Melissa
Melissa
Gov't House gardens
Ocean View
Ocean View
Gov't House gardens
Gov't House gardens
Gov't House gardens
a quiet spot
Lily Pad Pond
Lily Pad Pond
Gov't House gardens
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour
a view of the harbour
Willows Beach
Willows Beach
Elijah finds a seashell
At Peace
At Peace
Geoff and the ocean
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
A perfect beach day
Cattle Point
Cattle Point
Past Willows Beach, heading to Cattle Point
Family Picture
Family Picture
Getting ready for a family pic (Cattle Point)
Family Pic
Family Pic
At Cattle Point
Family Pic
Family Pic
At Cattle Point
Family Pic
Family Pic
At Cattle Point
Family Pic
Family Pic
At Cattle Point
Family Pic
Family Pic
At Cattle Point
Discovery Island
Discovery Island
View from Cattle Point
Crab!
Crab!
Tide pooling
Feet Meet Ocean
Feet Meet Ocean
Ocean kisses
Feet Meet Ocean
Feet Meet Ocean
Ocean kisses
Miles
Miles
Gonzales Beach
Miles & Elijah
Miles & Elijah
Gonzales Beach
Miles & Elijah
Miles & Elijah
Gonzales Beach
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Elijah carries his water to his sand
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Miles carries his water to his sand
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Daddy helps Miles fill up his bucket
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
concentrating
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Elijah's first castle
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Elijah's first castle
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Miles is nearly done
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
As seen from Gonzales Beach
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Miles' first castle
Ocean Wader
Ocean Wader
Miles tests the water
Miles
Miles
He loves the ocean
Miles
Miles
He loves the ocean
Miles
Miles
Smile!
Elijah
Elijah
Not ready to test the water
Elijah
Elijah
The water is too cold for him
Ocean Walking
Ocean Walking
Miles & Daddy look for shells
Elijah & Mommy
Elijah & Mommy
Posing by the water
Smitten
Smitten
Posing along a walk on the beach
Relaxing
Relaxing
Armstrong style
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Miles' first sand castle (ignore the girls in the background)
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Elijah's second castle
Sand Castle Building
Sand Castle Building
Elijah's second castle
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Dessert
Dessert
At Pescatores. Bread pudding & ganache creme brule.
Chinatown
Chinatown
Downtown Victoria, the gate at Chinatown
Legislature Building
Legislature Building
Downtown Victoria
Whales
Whales
Empress Hotel topiary
The Empress
The Empress
A $$$ hotel
The Empress
The Empress
A $$$ hotel
James Cook
James Cook
Statue of James Cook, Victoria Harbour
Welcome To Victoria
Welcome To Victoria
Harbour & welcome flowers
Legislature Building
Legislature Building
Lovely grounds
Legislature Building & Vicky
Legislature Building & Vicky
Statue of Queen Victoria in front of the Legislature Building
Legislature Building & Vicky
Legislature Building & Vicky
Statue of Queen Victoria in front of the Legislature Building
Totem
Totem
Totem Pole on Legislature Building grounds
Miles
Miles
Leaning against the huge redwood tree on the Leg grounds. Not allowed to climb.
Miles
Miles
Posing by the giant redwood tree
Waiting
Waiting
Picnic lunch on Empress Hotel grounds, waiting for our friends
Swan Lake
Swan Lake
Swan Lake, Victoria
Crane
Crane
Swan Lake
Crane
Crane
Swan Lake
Crane
Crane
Swan Lake
Crane
Crane
Swan Lake
Crane
Crane
Swan Lake
The Whole Family
The Whole Family
Posing for a pic on our hike around Swan Lake
Picking Wild Berries
Picking Wild Berries
A quick snack on the hike
Picking Berries
Picking Berries
Glen once saw a berry this big
Queen Of The Mountain
Queen Of The Mountain
Climbed a big rock!
Miles
Miles
Miles wants to climb up too
Climber
Climber
Climbing rocks
Climber
Climber
Climbing rocks
Ferry
Ferry
Getting ready to ride the ferry to Salt Spring Island
Ferry Views
Ferry Views
Views from the Salt Spring Island ferry ride
Ferry Views
Ferry Views
Riding the Salt Spring Island ferry
Ferry Views
Ferry Views
views from the Salt Spring Island ferry
Ferry Views
Ferry Views
Views from the Salt Spring Island ferry
Ferry Views
Ferry Views
Views from the Salt Spring Island ferry
Mt Maxwell
Mt Maxwell
Views from the Salt Spring Island ferry
Ferry Views
Ferry Views
Salt Spring Island
Island Living
Island Living
Nice little house, nice little boat
Playground
Playground
Playing at the playground near the Salt Spring Island market
Ganges, B.C.
Ganges, B.C.
Salt Spring Island welcomes us
Harbour Views
Harbour Views
Checking out the boats
Mermaid
Mermaid
Salt Spring Island
Harbour Boys
Harbour Boys
Boys on the harbour
The Fishery
The Fishery
Great spot for fresh fish, SSI
Harbour Views
Harbour Views
Salt Spring Island
Letterboxing
Letterboxing
Elijah dubbed this the Unicorn Forest
Trees
Trees
The Unicorn Forest (letterboxing hike)
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Hikers
Hikers
Nana & Grampy in the Unicorn Forest
Happy Letterboxer
Happy Letterboxer
Posing by one of the huge trees
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Trees
Trees
Can you spy Nana?
Hikers
Hikers
Nana & Grampy
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Treasure Awaits
Treasure Awaits
Letterbox is near
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Trees
Trees
Unicorn Forest
Family Pic
Family Pic
Unicorn Forest
Family Pic
Family Pic
Unicorn Forest
Hiking Back
Hiking Back
Unicorn Forest
Hiking Back
Hiking Back
Unicorn Forest
Hiking Back
Hiking Back
Unicorn Forest
Hiking Back
Hiking Back
Unicorn Forest
Hiking Back
Hiking Back
Unicorn Forest
Fulford Harbour Views
Fulford Harbour Views
Waiting for the ferry back to Victoria
Island Girl
Island Girl
Fulford Harbour, SSI
Sheep Fuel
Sheep Fuel
SSI gas station
Spying Starfish
Spying Starfish
SSI Harbour
Fulford Harbour Views
Fulford Harbour Views
Ferry ride back to Victoria
Fulford Harbour Views
Fulford Harbour Views
Ferry ride back to Victoria
Mount Baker
Mount Baker
Ferry ride back to Victoria
Mount Baker
Mount Baker
Ferry ride back to Victoria
Olympic Range
Olympic Range
Ferry ride back to Victoria
Olympic Range
Olympic Range
Ferry ride back to Victoria
Moss Cottage
Moss Cottage
Sooke, B.C.
Moss Cottage
Moss Cottage
Sooke, B.C.
Spirit Bear
Spirit Bear
Sooke, B.C. Visitor Center
Miles on the chair swing
Miles on the chair swing
Sooke Visitor Center
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Sooke Visitor Center
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Sooke Visitor Center
English Marigold
English Marigold
Smells like honey
English Marigold
English Marigold
Smells like honey
Elijah
Elijah
Giant tree
Very old tree
Very old tree
Sooke Visitor Center
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
Sooke, B.C.
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
Beauty
I Can See America
I Can See America
Whiffen Spit
Kelp Chaser
Kelp Chaser
Grampy chases Nana with kelp
Beauty
Beauty
Whiffen Spit
Skipping Stones
Skipping Stones
Grampy teaches the boys to skip stones. Miles is more interested in kelp
Kelp Chaser
Kelp Chaser
Miles tries to put kelp on Elijah. Elijah is not amused.
Kelp Man
Kelp Man
Miles & his kelp
Beachcomber
Beachcomber
Miles collects half the spit
Playing
Playing
Elijah playing on the spit
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
Views are great
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
Peaceful
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
Rocks
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
Views are great
Crab
Crab
Spying crabs on the spit
Crab Spotting
Crab Spotting
Rocks on the spit
Whiffin Spit
Whiffin Spit
Taking a ton of pictures
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
I can see America
Whiffen Spit
Whiffen Spit
I can see America
Welcome Cyclist!
Welcome Cyclist!
Geoff meets us at the spit after his bike ride of the Galloping Goose Trail
Elijah
Elijah
Whiffen Spit
Elijah
Elijah
Whiffen Spit
Beauty
Beauty
Happy to be near the ocean (Whiffen Spit)
I Can See America
I Can See America
Whiffen Spit
I Can See America
I Can See America
Whiffen Spit
View from Stickleback Pub
View from Stickleback Pub
Our lunch spot in Sooke, B.C.
View From Stickleback Pub
View From Stickleback Pub
Our lunch spot in Sooke, B.C.
New Flavors!
New Flavors!
Some of the flavors available in Canada, but not U.S
Seagull
Seagull
Flying over Victoria skies
Market Square
Market Square
Victoria
Double Donut Day
Double Donut Day
Tim Horton's
Chicken
Chicken
I just really liked this chicken
Sleepy Boys
Sleepy Boys
Sleeping past 7am!
Park
Park
Little playground behind Nana & Grampy's building
Park
Park
Little playground behind Nana & Grampy's building
Hockey
Hockey
Neighborhood boys teach Miles & Elijah to play hockey
Hockey
Hockey
Neighborhood boys teach Miles & Elijah to play hockey
Hockey
Hockey
Neighborhood boys teach Miles & Elijah to play hockey
Waving Goodbye
Waving Goodbye
Nana & Grampy see us off on the Victoria Clipper, back to Seattle
Sailing Away
Sailing Away
Back to Seattle, on Victoria Clipper
Washington State
Washington State
Dark skies over Washington State
Seattle
Seattle
View from Bell St Bridge
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market
Seattle
Busker
Busker
He plays guitar, harmonica & hula hoops at the same time!
Pike Place Fish Market
Pike Place Fish Market
Fresh Fish!
Totem Pole
Totem Pole
Seattle Market
Snack
Snack
Having a snack in Tully's Coffee, Seattle
Seattle Explorers
Seattle Explorers
Cool bench we found in Seattle
Mosaic Bench
Mosaic Bench
Seattle art
Mosiac
Mosiac
Mermaid
Seattle View
Seattle View
From atop a staircase, view of Alaskan Way
Seattle Views
Seattle Views
Near the piers

Camping 2011

Campsite
Campsite
GGCSP
Elijah
Elijah
hanging at the campsite
Miles
Miles
hanging at the campsite
Elijah
Elijah
camping (age 6)
Elijah
Elijah
camping (age 6)
Miles
Miles
camping (age 4)
Miles
Miles
camping (age 4)
Miles
Miles
camping (age 4)
Miles
Miles
camping (age 4)
Elijah
Elijah
GGCSP
Camping Meal
Camping Meal
Fajita Night
Bear Talk
Bear Talk
Naturalist Alicia teaches us about black bears
Bear Talk
Bear Talk
Naturalist Alicia teaches us about black bears
Hike
Hike
Raccoon Trail hike marker
Camping Boys
Camping Boys
Elijah & Miles at Panorama Point
Fishing
Fishing
Dude's Fishing Hole
Fishing
Fishing
Dude's Fishing Hole
Family Pic
Family Pic
The family at GGCSP
Family Pic
Family Pic
The family at GGCSP
Mt. Galbraith
Mt. Galbraith
View from the hike
Hiker Boys
Hiker Boys
The menfolk hiking Mt. Galbraith
Dream House
Dream House
Geoff's dream house (as seen from Mt. Galbraith)

Holidays 2010

Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Dinner
Dinner with Mr. & Mrs. Kelly
Lights
Lights
Our house lights up the neighborhood
Tapir
Tapir
The most active we've ever seen the Tapir
Zoo Lights
Zoo Lights
zoo lights
Santa
Santa
Visiting Santa
Santa
Santa
seeing Santa
Santa
Santa
Telling Santa what they want for Christmas
Santa
Santa
seeing Santa
Santa's sleigh
Santa's sleigh
Zoo lights
Zoo Lights
Zoo Lights
Zoo lights
Inside the fire truck
Inside the fire truck
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Inside the fire truck
Inside the fire truck
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Getting hats & badges
Getting hats & badges
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Elijah sharing his knowledge
Elijah sharing his knowledge
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Miles shows off his hat
Miles shows off his hat
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Trying out the air tank (weighs 35 lbs)
Trying out the air tank (weighs 35 lbs)
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Trying out the air tank (weighs 35 lbs)
Trying out the air tank (weighs 35 lbs)
Visit to the fire station to deliver cookies
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
Gramma & the boys
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
After dinner
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
the whole gang
Santa's cookies
Santa's cookies
Cookies for Santa
Cookies & Milk
Cookies & Milk
Cookies & milk for Santa
It's Santa!
It's Santa!
Catching Santa in the act
Opening Santa's present
Opening Santa's present
What did they get?
Santa's Gift
Santa's Gift
Marble track & marbles
Lightsabers
Lightsabers
lightsabers
Lightsabers
Lightsabers
they glow too!
Monkey pillow
Monkey pillow
Miles loves his Monkey pillow from Elijah
Buzz
Buzz
Miles & Buzz Lightyear (from Auntie Meg & Uncle Mike)
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
What will it be?
Elijah's gift
Elijah's gift
Oh My!
Monkey Jammies & Slippers
Monkey Jammies & Slippers
From cousin Kelly
The Bat Cave
The Bat Cave
Miles loves the bat cave (from Nana & Grampy)
Indiana Jones
Indiana Jones
Elijah is decked out as Indy, from Aunty Meg & Uncle Mike
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
What is it?
Miles Opens Gifts
Miles Opens Gifts
His own leapster!
Miles Opens Gifts
Miles Opens Gifts
Excited to have his own leapster
From Elijah
From Elijah
Mommy & Daddy's gift (& wrapping paper) from Elijah
The Joker
The Joker
Miles has a Joker to go with his bat cave (from Nana & Grampy)
Steer Trek shirt
Steer Trek shirt
Set your phasers to Moo

RMNP Camp Trip

Time To Relax
Time To Relax
Relaxing at the campsite
Chopping Wood
Chopping Wood
Lumberjack Geoff
Playing Horseshoes
Playing Horseshoes
Grampy & Elijah play horseshoes
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Miles sitting on the log
Colorado Sky
Colorado Sky
Looking up from our campsite, day one
Camper Grampy
Camper Grampy
Relaxing at the campsite
Miles
Miles
Miles with the walking stick
Miles
Miles
Miles with the walking stick
Grampy & Nana
Grampy & Nana
watching the grandsons play
Elijah
Elijah
Elijah with the walking stick
Elijah
Elijah
Elijah with the walking stick
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Near Lily Lake
Hikers
Hikers
getting ready for a family hike
Lily Lake & Rocky Mountains
Lily Lake & Rocky Mountains
View from the hike
Lily Lake & Rocky Mountains
Lily Lake & Rocky Mountains
Longs Peak (left)
Melissa
Melissa
on the hike at Lily Lake
Armstrong Hikers
Armstrong Hikers
group shot on Lily Lake hike
Beautiful Colorado
Beautiful Colorado
view on hike around Lily Lake
Mountain Man
Mountain Man
Geoff taking in the views
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
view on hike around Lily Lake
Brothers
Brothers
hiking buddies
Cairn
Cairn
markers along the hike
Armstrong Men
Armstrong Men
Taking in view on the hike
3 Generations of Armstrongs
3 Generations of Armstrongs
Grampy, grandsons, son
Hikers
Hikers
hiking around Lily Lake
Elijah
Elijah
Taking a rest on the hike
Nana & Grampy
Nana & Grampy
Longs Peak in the background
Melissa & Geoff
Melissa & Geoff
Resting for a picture on the hike
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
View from the hike
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
View from the hike
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Twisty tree in front of Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
View from the hike
Hikers
Hikers
heading back down to the lake
Twisty Tree
Twisty Tree
Hike around Lily Lake
Miles
Miles
Showing off his gun
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Hike around Lily Lake
Beautiful Colorado
Beautiful Colorado
Hike around Lily Lake
Sunlight Tree
Sunlight Tree
Hike around Lily Lake
Beautiful Colorado
Beautiful Colorado
Hike around Lily Lake
Miles
Miles
Miles posing by Miles-sized tree
Running Man
Running Man
Geoff does a sprint down the path
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Lily Lake, RMNP
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Lily Lake, RMNP
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Hike around Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Lily Lake
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Lily Lake, RMNP
Hikers
Hikers
hiking around Lily Lake
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
hiking around Lily Lake
Beautiful Colorado
Beautiful Colorado
Hiking around Lily Lake
Melissa
Melissa
Hike around Lily Lake
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Lily Lake, RMNP
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Lily Lake, RMNP
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Lily Lake, RMNP
Estes Cone
Estes Cone
Hike around Lily Lake
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
RMNP
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
RMNP
Big Thompson River
Big Thompson River
Estes Park
Big Thompson River
Big Thompson River
Estes Park
Big Thompson River
Big Thompson River
Estes Park
Colorado Sky
Colorado Sky
At sunset
Colorado Sky
Colorado Sky
Rain is coming
Colorado Sky
Colorado Sky
At sunset, RMNP

Camping June 2010

Campsite
Campsite
our rainy first day
Explorers
Explorers
Rain won't stop these explorers
Explorers
Explorers
Rain won't stop these explorers
Explorers
Explorers
Rain won't stop these explorers
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Trying to stay warm & dry
Dinner
Dinner
Polenta pizza for dinner
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Trying to stay warm by the fire
Breakfast
Breakfast
Oatmeal & bagels for breakfast
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
I'm super strong
Misty Morning
Misty Morning
The boys hike with Daddy
Hikers
Hikers
The boys hike with Daddy
Hikers
Hikers
The boys hike with Daddy
Mountains
Mountains
Inside Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Trails
Trails
Inside Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Hikers
Hikers
Having some trail mix before heading back to camp
Forest
Forest
Inside Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Posing for a picture
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
posing for a picture
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
Posing for a picture
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
Posing for a picture
Panarama Point
Panarama Point
Family photo (taken by fellow hiker)
Beautiful Colorado
Beautiful Colorado
Taken from Panarama Point
Tree Climber
Tree Climber
Miles climbs the tree
Tree Climber
Tree Climber
Ok, it's mostly hanging from the tree
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
Sitting on the "butt" of the tree
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
Goofy face!
Brothers
Brothers
Posing for a picture
Family Picture
Family Picture
Panarama Point
Still In Love
Still In Love
Geoff & Melissa (Panarama Point)
Beautiful Colorado
Beautiful Colorado
Panarama Point
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Posing for another picture
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Tangled up in the tree
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
Posing for a picture
Camper Elijah
Camper Elijah
Smile
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Hike near Panarama Point
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Hike near Panarama Point
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Hike near Panarama Point
Hiker Melissa
Hiker Melissa
Hike near Panarama Point
Hiker Melissa
Hiker Melissa
Hike near Panarama Point
Mountains
Mountains
Near Panarama Point
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Hike near Panarama Point
Bad Looking Weather
Bad Looking Weather
Turned around on the hike to avoid this
Bad Weather Coming
Bad Weather Coming
More rain?
Our Campground
Our Campground
Our favorite campground
Bad Weather Coming
Bad Weather Coming
Prepare for more rain
Chopping Wood
Chopping Wood
Our own lumberjack
Nap Time!
Nap Time!
Sleepy kids
Dinner
Dinner
Steak, fake potatoes, and veggies
Jiffy Pop
Jiffy Pop
Trying to make popcorn
Camper Miles
Camper Miles
Waiting for popcorn
Popcorn!
Popcorn!
Miles says look it's popping!
Jiffy Pop
Jiffy Pop
We have popcorn!
Sunset
Sunset
Sun setting in Colorado
Moon & Star
Moon & Star
you can't capture the beauty of a night sky!
Camper Geoff
Camper Geoff
Mmm, morning cup of coffee by the fire
Tree Climbers
Tree Climbers
Elijah climbs the tree at our site
Tree Climbers
Tree Climbers
Mommy climbs the tree at our site
Tree Climbers
Tree Climbers
Elijah climbs the tree at our site
Tree Climbers
Tree Climbers
Miles climbs the tree at our site
Picnic
Picnic
Picnic lunch at Ol' Barn Knoll (or as Elijah called it Barnes & Noble)
Moth
Moth
Black moth (or maybe it's a butterfly)
Gray Jay
Gray Jay
I think this bird is a gray jay
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Mule Deer Trail
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Mule Deer Trail
Hiker Melissa
Hiker Melissa
Mule Deer Trail
Wildflower
Wildflower
I think it's called Orange Paintbrush
Hiker Miles
Hiker Miles
Miles shows off his hiking skills (Mule Deer Trail)
Hiker Miles
Hiker Miles
Miles shows off his hiking skills
Bird In A Tree
Bird In A Tree
Bird in a tree
Bird In A Tree
Bird In A Tree
I will try and figure out what kind of bird it is
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Heading back on Mule Deer Trail
Wildflower
Wildflower
Will try to find out what this is
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Mommy & Elijah
Hiking Family
Hiking Family
Daddy & Miles

Sprague Lake, RMNP

Picnic Lunch
Picnic Lunch
Eating some lunch before the hike
Scrub Jay
Scrub Jay
Cheeky bird waiting to see if we'll leave some food.
Sprague Lake
Sprague Lake
Lake was still mostly frozen
Elijah
Elijah
Elijah poses for a photo
Hikers
Hikers
The boys hiking through the snow
Miles
Miles
Miles poses for a picture
Mountains
Mountains
Hallett Peak & Flattop Mountain
Boys
Boys
The boys pose
The Boys
The Boys
Smile!
Boys
Boys
One last pose
Rock Climber
Rock Climber
Geoff scampers up the big rock
Rock Climbers
Rock Climbers
Elijah says, if Daddy can climb the big rock, so can I!
Sprague Lake & Mountains
Sprague Lake & Mountains
Otis Peak (left), Hallett Peak (2nd from left), Flattop Mountain (2nd from right), Notchtop Mountain (right)
Hikers
Hikers
The boys are hiking
Hikers
Hikers
Continuing around the lake
Mountains
Mountains
Hallett Peak & Flattop Mountain
Cheat Sheet
Cheat Sheet
How to identify the mountains in the pictures. :)
Hikers
Hikers
Crossing a bridge
Beaver
Beaver
Beaver on the lake
Beaver
Beaver
A beaver on the lake
Elk
Elk
Elk does
Elk
Elk
Elk does
Elk Butts
Elk Butts
Funny picture for Elijah
Elk
Elk
Elk

Elijah's 5th Birthday

New Helmet
New Helmet
Elijah's new bike helmet
The New Bike
The New Bike
Elijah's new bike, from Daddy & Mommy
Posing On His Bike
Posing On His Bike
Elijah loves his new bike
Taking It For A Ride
Taking It For A Ride
Elijah tries out his bike
Bike Riding
Bike Riding
Elijah is ready to go
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Elijah poses with his lego (from his birthday party)
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Elijah is five
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah is ready to open gifts
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From cousin Kelly
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Easter Bunny movie, from cousin Kelly
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Shaun The Sheep DVDs, from cousin Kelly
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Warehouse Mouse, from Miles
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Stephanie, Auntie Athena & Travis
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Veggie Tales DVD, from Stephanie, Auntie Athena & Travis. He's asking me what the name of the monster is on the cover
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Dylan, Ryan, Uncle Colin & Auntie Dawn
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Toy Story shirt, from Dylan, Ryan, Uncle Colin & Auntie Dawn
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles gets a Mater shirt, from Dylan, Ryan, Uncle Colin & Auntie Dawn
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
The big gift, from Nana & Grampy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Lego police station, from Nana & Grampy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Money, from Great Grandma Joyce. Elijah was very excited.
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Lego police car, from Nana & Grampy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Auntie Meghan & Uncle Mike
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Indiana Jones lego, from Auntie Meghan & Uncle Mike

Miles' 3rd Birthday

Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Miles the birthday boy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Mommy & Daddy
New Helmet
New Helmet
New bike helmet from Mommy & Daddy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Pirate Lego from Nana & Grampy
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Pirate lego from Nana & Grampy
I Love It!
I Love It!
Miles loves his lego!
See If It Fits
See If It Fits
Miles tries on his new spiderman helmet
Birthday Card
Birthday Card
Elijah shows Miles the birthday card he made him
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
A coloring book, from Elijah
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Elijah
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
A rhino shirt, from Elijah
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Stephanie, Auntie Athena & Travis
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Charlie & Lola book, from Stephanie, Auntie Athena & Travis
Reading A Book
Reading A Book
Miles reads his new Charlie & Lola book
Reading A Book
Reading A Book
Miles still reading his Charlie & Lola book
Baby Kevin
Baby Kevin
Miles loves his baby Kevin plush (from Up)
Three Years Old
Three Years Old
Miles is three
Three Years Old
Three Years Old
Miles is three
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
From Auntie Meghan & Uncle Mike
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Toy Story lego, from Auntie Meghan & Uncle Mike

Pirate Birthday Party

Pirate Treasure Chest
Pirate Treasure Chest
The cake I made (it was a lot of work!)
Craft project
Craft project
Pirate hats to make, plus eye patches, bandanas, and an earring
Beware Pirates!
Beware Pirates!
Pirate Flag
Pirate Miles
Pirate Miles
Waiting for guests to arrive
Pirate Kings
Pirate Kings
Waiting for friends to arrive
Pirate Hats
Pirate Hats
Making the pirate hats
Pirate Miles
Pirate Miles
Arr!
Pirate Elijah
Pirate Elijah
Ahoy!
Pirate Ciaran
Pirate Ciaran
Serious Pirate
Pirate Niamh
Pirate Niamh
Another serious pirate
Pirate Connor
Pirate Connor
Arr!
Pirate Seth
Pirate Seth
Watch out!
Pirate Caley
Pirate Caley
Coy pirate
Pirate Reagan
Pirate Reagan
Pensive pirate
Pirate Chloe
Pirate Chloe
Girly pout pirate
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Amy & Chris try to set up Hungry Hungry Hippos
Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday!
Singing to the birthday boys
Band Of Pirates
Band Of Pirates
Reagan, Niamh, Ciaran, Chloe, Elijah, Miles, Caley, Connor, Seth
Band Of Pirates
Band Of Pirates
Elijah & Miles' pirate birthday party 2010-03-05
Playing Outside
Playing Outside
The kids run around being wild in the backyard
Playing Outside
Playing Outside
Chloe operates the pirate ship

Zoo Day

Giraffe
Giraffe
Giraffes inside
Giraffe
Giraffe
Giraffes inside
Sea Lion
Sea Lion
Sea Lion swimming
Sea Lion
Sea Lion
Sea Lion show
Sea Lion
Sea Lion
Sea Lion show
Capybara
Capybara
Largest rodent
Fish!
Fish!
Clown Fish & Blue Tang
Miles & The Dragon
Miles & The Dragon
Miles checks out the Komodo Dragon
Dragon
Dragon
Komodo Dragon
Giraffes
Giraffes
Giraffes outside
Giraffe
Giraffe
Giraffe outside
Giraffe
Giraffe
Giraffe grabbing some grub
Kangaroo
Kangaroo
Lazy Kangaroo
Cheetah
Cheetah
Cheetah resting up
Elephant
Elephant
Mimi The Elephant gets a treat
Elephant
Elephant
Mimi The Elephant gets a treat
Elephants
Elephants
Mimi & Dolly
Penguin
Penguin
Penguin getting some sun
Train Riders
Train Riders
Miles & Elijah taking a train ride
Miles
Miles
Posing for a picture on the chuckwagon
Elijah
Elijah
Posing for a picture on the chuckwagon
Rhino
Rhino
The Rhinoceros
Rhino
Rhino
Lazy Rhino
Tapir
Tapir
Tapir, Geoff's favorite
Prairie Dog
Prairie Dog
The boys pose with the Prairie Dog For Prairie Dog Day

Robbie Burns Night

Self Portrait
Self Portrait
Getting ready for Burns Night
Sharp Dressed Man
Sharp Dressed Man
Geoff ready to go to Burns Night
The Cummins Clan
The Cummins Clan
Kelly & Kelly
Armstrong Clan
Armstrong Clan
Melissa & Geoff
A Lot Of Tartan
A Lot Of Tartan
One of the many kilts & tartans we saw
Robert Burns
Robert Burns
Geoff & Kelly chatting with Robbie Burns
Presenting The Haggis
Presenting The Haggis
Sword Bearer leads the Haggis procession
Sword Bearer
Sword Bearer
Sword Bearer
Haggis Procession
Haggis Procession
The pipes & drums in the haggis procession
Skean Dubh
Skean Dubh
The band that played for the evening
Skean Dubh
Skean Dubh
A little dinner music
The Haggis
The Haggis
Haggis, neeps & tatties
Salad
Salad
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Dinner
Dinner
Tenderloin with maryland crab cake, mashed potatoes and veggies
Dinner
Dinner
Vegetarian wellington with tomato puree and veggies
Dinner
Dinner
Salmon with mashed potatoes and veggies
Dessert
Dessert
Chocolate toffee mousse
Dessert
Dessert
Key lime cheesecake
Geoff & His Scotch
Geoff & His Scotch
Silent auction won us a Macallan 12 year
Highlands Band
Highlands Band
Pipes & Drums

Halloween 2009

Miles & His Pumpkin
Miles & His Pumpkin
scooping out the pumpkin
Miles & HIs Pumpkin
Miles & HIs Pumpkin
scooping out the pumpkin
Miles & His Pumpkin
Miles & His Pumpkin
scooping out the pumpkin
Elijah & His Pumpkin
Elijah & His Pumpkin
scooping out the pumpkin
Elijah & His Pumpkin
Elijah & His Pumpkin
scooping out the pumpkin
Elijah & His Pumpkin
Elijah & His Pumpkin
scooping out the pumpkin
Elijah
Elijah
With his scary face pumpkin
Snow Angel
Snow Angel
Elijah takes a break from carving to play in the snow
Miles
Miles
With his happy face pumpkin
Pumpkin Posers
Pumpkin Posers
The boys with their pumpkins
Lit Up
Lit Up
Pumpkins lit up
Snowy Pumpkins
Snowy Pumpkins
Pumpkins brave the snow
Shoveling Snow
Shoveling Snow
Miles & Marian help shovel the snow
Backyard
Backyard
The backyard, mid afternoon, Oct. 28
Snow Total
Snow Total
The snow total as of 4pm, Oct. 28
October Snow
October Snow
The backyard on Oct. 29th
October Snow
October Snow
The backyard, October 29th
Snowy Pumpkins
Snowy Pumpkins
The pumpkins are cold (Oct. 29th)
Staying Warm
Staying Warm
"I've got my candle to keep me warm"
Playing In The Snow
Playing In The Snow
Elijah forges a path in the snow (Oct. 30th)
Snow Mountain
Snow Mountain
The boys try to slide down the mountain
Capt. Hook
Capt. Hook
Elijah dressed as Capt. Hook
Hook & Pan
Hook & Pan
Capt. Hook & Peter Pan
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
Miles dressed as Peter Pan
Hook & Pan
Hook & Pan
posing for pictures
Hook & Pan
Hook & Pan
Brothers ready for candy!
Rabbit Food
Rabbit Food
Miles' pumpkin becomes food for the rabbits
Friends
Friends
The boys run into Kensington at Barnes & Noble
Daddy's Pumpkin
Daddy's Pumpkin
What a Scream!
Halloween House
Halloween House
visiting David's house, checking out Marian's spooky organ
Halloween House
Halloween House
David's spooky house
The Loot
The Loot
The boys & their loot

Little Monkey Bizness

Miles
Miles
Inside one of the bounce houses
Elijah
Elijah
Sliding
Miles
Miles
Climbing
Elijah
Elijah
Inside the obstacle course
Swing
Swing
Checking out the swing
Smile
Smile
Playing on a playhouse
Smile
Smile
Playing on a playhouse
Whee!
Whee!
Sliding in the bounce house
Whee!
Whee!
Sliding in the bounce house
Whee!
Whee!
Sliding in the bounce house
Tackling The Wall Again
Tackling The Wall Again
Miles tries to tackle the wall again
Sliding
Sliding
Miles in the obstacle course
Climbing
Climbing
In the obstacle course
Slide Together
Slide Together
Elijah & Miles in the obstacle course
Ship Playhouse
Ship Playhouse
Elijah plays with telescope
Playhouse
Playhouse
Elijah picks a house
Playhouse
Playhouse
Elijah visits Miles' house
Overview
Overview
A look at Little Monkey Bizness
Bounce House & Obstacle Course
Bounce House & Obstacle Course
Overview of LMB
Artists
Artists
Doing a little painting in the art room

Indian Summer Half & Church BBQ

Geoff Pre-Race
Geoff Pre-Race
Pining his bib on (#9)
Biggest Fans
Biggest Fans
The fans wait for the race to start
Go Daddy!
Go Daddy!
Elijah waiting for the race to start
Go Daddy!
Go Daddy!
Elijah roots for daddy
Go Daddy!
Go Daddy!
Miles roots for daddy
Cristina Pre-Race
Cristina Pre-Race
Cristina rushes over before the race to bring the boys coloring books
Heading To The Start Line
Heading To The Start Line
Geoff & Todd head to the start line
Heading To The Start Line
Heading To The Start Line
Cristina heads to the start line
And They're Off
And They're Off
Todd runs in front of Geoff while I try to take a pic
And They're Off
And They're Off
Geoff is off and running
Cristina
Cristina
Cristina in the pack of runners
Our Own Race
Our Own Race
Elijah & Miles race to the birdhouse
Boulder Rez
Boulder Rez
A chilly morning at Boulder Reservoir
The Beer Tent
The Beer Tent
Elijah & Miles befriend the beer guy's son. Spend the whole race playing in the beer tent.
Here They Come
Here They Come
Todd starts coming in
Geoff Finishes Up
Geoff Finishes Up
Geoff finishes strong
Finisher
Finisher
Geoff, post race, with his unique medal
Cristina Comes In
Cristina Comes In
Cristina finishing up
Elijah Plays Baseball
Elijah Plays Baseball
Elijah's first game of baseball
Elijah plays baseball
Elijah plays baseball
Waiting for the right pitch
First Base
First Base
Dave coaches Elijah to run to first base
Second Base
Second Base
Elijah runs to second (helped by Dave)
Running Home
Running Home
Elijah runs home, scoring the run for his team
Bounce Miles
Bounce Miles
Miles spends his time in the bounce house
Miles
Miles
Miles loves the bounce house

Elijah's Swim Lessons

First Day
First Day
Sitting on the step, waiting for his turn
Spinning
Spinning
Day one, spinning in the water with Miss Amy
First Day
First Day
trying to get on his tummy to kick his feet
Kicking
Kicking
Kicking as fast as he can
Jumping In
Jumping In
Elijah jumps in (day one)
On Your Back
On Your Back
Trying to get him on his back (day one)
Front Float
Front Float
Day 3
Getting Ready To Dunk
Getting Ready To Dunk
Day 3
Getting Ready To Dunk
Getting Ready To Dunk
Day 3
Jump In!
Jump In!
Day 3
Monkey Walk
Monkey Walk
Hanging on the wall (Day 3)
Back Float-Ears In
Back Float-Ears In
Day 5
Certificate
Certificate
Elijah completes his lessons. Only has 3 things to work on.

Elijah's School Year 09-10

Elijah's Classroom
Elijah's Classroom
Moved over to the mobile behind the school.
Elijah
Elijah
First day back to Preschool
Classroom
Classroom
Getting settled on the first day
Name Badge
Name Badge
Students place their name badge beside the "Who's In School Today" sign. Elijah's name is on the popsicle.
Playing
Playing
Elijah playing with toys before class starts

Miles's Gymnastics

Smile
Smile
Posing for pictures before class
Cheese!
Cheese!
Posing for pictures before class
Smile!
Smile!
Posing for pictures before class
Ribbons
Ribbons
Twirling the ribbon
Playing With Rakes
Playing With Rakes
Getting ready to rake some leaves
Leaf Raker
Leaf Raker
Miles rakes the leaves
Leaf Raker
Leaf Raker
Raking the leaves
Leaf Raker
Leaf Raker
Raking the leaves
Sommersault
Sommersault
getting help from the teacher
A Little Vain
A Little Vain
kissing the mirror instead of listening to the teacher
Handsome
Handsome
That kid is so handsome, I could kiss him
Mailbox
Mailbox
Miles favorite thing to play with
Mailbox
Mailbox
Just wants to lie down, rather than jump off it like the other kids
Balance Beam
Balance Beam
walking the beam
Balance Beam
Balance Beam
Walking the beam
Playing
Playing
Miles searches for a ball to put in the barrel
Crawled Out
Crawled Out
Miles emerges from the barrel
Barrel Crawl
Barrel Crawl
Miles crawls through the barrel
Bridge
Bridge
Miles practices his bridge

Nederland, CO

Boulder Creek
Boulder Creek
At the parking lot for Boulder Falls
Boulder Creek
Boulder Creek
At the parking lot for Boulder Falls
Playing Around
Playing Around
Elijah climbs through the rock
Playing Around
Playing Around
Miles and Elijah check out the rock with a hole through it
Miles
Miles
Resting
Boulder Falls Closed
Boulder Falls Closed
What?! We drove an hour to get here!
Boulder Falls
Boulder Falls
Obviously it's a short hike
Boulder Falls
Boulder Falls
Picture from the start of the hike
Boulder Falls
Boulder Falls
Picture from the start of the hike
Nederland
Nederland
Taken from the covered bridge
Nederland
Nederland
A glimpse of some of the buildings
Wild Mountain
Wild Mountain
BBQ joint we stopped at for lunch
Nederland View
Nederland View
From the visitor center
Barker Reservoir
Barker Reservoir
On the drive back home
Barker Reservoir
Barker Reservoir
From the car
Barker Reservoir
Barker Reservoir
Heading home

Camping 2009

Campfire
Campfire
Water after the hail storm
Campsite
Campsite
Showing our campsite, and all the water after the hail storm
Forest Boys
Forest Boys
The kids playing in the woods behind our campsite
Hungry Bird
Hungry Bird
The bird that kept visiting our site
Exploring
Exploring
Miles
Exploring
Exploring
Elijah
Hungry Bird
Hungry Bird
Happy to eat our crumbs
Geoff's Zen Moment
Geoff's Zen Moment
This is camping, Geoff style
New Shade
New Shade
Our new shade worked out great
Happy Camper
Happy Camper
Elijah
Happy Camper
Happy Camper
Elijah
Strike A Pose
Strike A Pose
Elijah poses for Mommy
My Boys
My Boys
Smile!
Friday Night's Dinner
Friday Night's Dinner
Flank steak fajitas
Hungry Campers
Hungry Campers
The Armstrongs & The Lockmans
Chad's Dinner
Chad's Dinner
Whatcha eating Chad?
Sleeping
Sleeping
Miles sleeps in
Playing With Kona
Playing With Kona
The boys play with the dog
Forest Boy
Forest Boy
Elijah
Forest Boy
Forest Boy
Elijah
Coyote Trail
Coyote Trail
View from the top of the ridge on the Coyote trail.
Coyote Trail
Coyote Trail
View from the top of the ridge on the Coyote trail.
Fraser Meadows
Fraser Meadows
Fraser Meadows at the end of the Coyote Trail
Fraser Meadows
Fraser Meadows
Fraser Meadows at the end of the Coyote trail.
Fraser Meadows
Fraser Meadows
Fraser Meadows at the end of the Coyote Trail
Black Bear Trail
Black Bear Trail
View from the top of the Black Bear Trail
Black Bear Trail
Black Bear Trail
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Black Bear Trail
Black Bear Trail
View from the top of the Black Bear Trail
Black Bear Trail
Black Bear Trail
The start of the descent back to the visitor's center
Exploring
Exploring
Elijah and Miles
Mountain
Mountain
Behind our campsite
Mountain
Mountain
Behind our campsite
Goofy
Goofy
Melissa being silly
Miles
Miles
smile!
Elijah
Elijah
Smile
Elijah
Elijah
Big smile!
Chad Making Dinner
Chad Making Dinner
Chad lights the fire with his fancy spark lighter and starts the giant baked potatoes cooking
Kona
Kona
Smile!
Saturday Night's Dinner
Saturday Night's Dinner
Kababs
Excavator
Excavator
Miles extracts a giant rock from the ground with a stick. He's so proud
Panorama Point
Panorama Point
View of the mountains at Panorama Point
Mountains
Mountains
Looking towards Estes Park & Longs Peak
Miles
Miles
Posing with the funny tree
Elijah
Elijah
Posing with the funny tree
Elijah
Elijah
Panorama Point
Miles
Miles
Panorama Point
Melissa
Melissa
Panorama Point
Melissa
Melissa
Panorama Point

Father's Day Hike

View On Mt. Falcon
View On Mt. Falcon
Mt. Falcon
Hikers
Hikers
The boys hiking on Mt. Falcon
Hikers
Hikers
Early on the trail, Mt. Falcon
Self Portrait
Self Portrait
Melissa hiker
Family Picture
Family Picture
Mt Falcon hike
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Reminded me of snapping dragons, haven't seen them in the wild before.
Boys
Boys
Trying to get a picture
Boys
Boys
Still trying to get a picture
Boys
Boys
I've given up trying to get a picture
Butterfly
Butterfly
Small butterfly
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Orange
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Purple
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Yellow
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
cactus
Family
Family
we found a bench!
Mommy & Boys
Mommy & Boys
Happy to sit for a minute
Family
Family
can't get everyone to look at the same time
Wildlife
Wildlife
A deer hides from us
View of Denver
View of Denver
From Mt. Falcon
Scrapes
Scrapes
Miles' knee
Scrapes
Scrapes
Elijah's knee

MileHighMamas At Zoo

Red Panda
Red Panda
My favorite
Red Panda
Red Panda
My favorite
Warthog
Warthog
Pumba!
Me & Jason Boyer
Me & Jason Boyer
News 2 meteorologist, speaking on the ozone
Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl
Zoo worker talks about the owl
Snake
Snake
zoo worker talks about this snake that is found in colorado. Sorry, I wasn't paying attention
Mile High Mamas
Mile High Mamas
The group, plus Jason Boyer
Carousel
Carousel
Elijah on the leopard
Carousel
Carousel
Miles on the lion
Little Giraffe
Little Giraffe
My other favorite

Bolder Boulder 09

Geoff At Mile 1
Geoff At Mile 1
Bolder Boulder 09
Bagpipers
Bagpipers
The boys are enthralled with the bagpipers. Bolder Boulder 09
Here Comes Chad
Here Comes Chad
Chad (tall guy in blue) heading for the stadium
Chad, FTW!
Chad, FTW!
Chad races towards the stadium (tall guy in blue)
Chad
Chad
Heading towards the stadium
Melissa
Melissa
Running in place waiting for Geoff to take the picture.
Armstrongs
Armstrongs
Outside Folsom Field

Little Kayaker

Getting Instructions
Getting Instructions
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Paddling
Paddling
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Having A Blast
Having A Blast
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Paddling
Paddling
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Stuck On The Wall
Stuck On The Wall
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Getting Some Help
Getting Some Help
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Paddling
Paddling
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Elijah's Got Skills
Elijah's Got Skills
At the Boulder Creek Festival
Having A Blast
Having A Blast
At the Boulder Creek Festival

Fort Collins, CO

Kitchenette
Kitchenette
Our room at the Marriott
Bedroom
Bedroom
our bed in the Marriott
Sitting Area
Sitting Area
Couch pull out into a bed for the boys, at the Marriott
Kids
Kids
The boys find a bench to sit on
Old Town
Old Town
Some buildings in Old Town Fort Collins
Fountain
Fountain
In Old Town Fort Collins
Fountain
Fountain
In Old Town Fort Collins
Bear
Bear
Miles says hello to the bear
Fish
Fish
Miles loves the fish
Fish
Fish
Miles loves to sit on the fish
Bear
Bear
Elijah poses with the bear
Canino's
Canino's
The rose in the parking lot of Canino's. A wonderful italian restaurant.
Race Day
Race Day
It rained all night, and the sky looked like this when I woke
Here He Comes
Here He Comes
Geoff (on the left)
A New PR
A New PR
Geoff (white hat) finishes the race with his best time ever.
Relieved
Relieved
Geoff is happy to be done
The Man & His Medal
The Man & His Medal
Enjoying a post race banana

April 2009

Going To The Race
Going To The Race
Nana, Miles, Grampy & Elijah at Nine Mile, heading downtown for Geoff's half marathon
Swing Monkey
Swing Monkey
Doing the monkey bars with Grampy
Swing Monkey
Swing Monkey
Doing the monkey bars with Grampy
Swing Monkey
Swing Monkey
Doing the monkey bars with Grampy
Slidin'
Slidin'
Miles shows Grampy how it's done
Slidin'
Slidin'
Going down
Car
Car
Miles loves the rocking car
Push Me Higher
Push Me Higher
Elijah gets a push on the swings
Miles
Miles
I'm not looking at the camera!
Miles
Miles
Nope, I won't look at the camera
Miles
Miles
Not looking mom, stop taking my picture
Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs
Nana taking in the beauty of Steamboat Springs
Spill The Beans
Spill The Beans
Geoff in front of his favorite coffee shop in Steamboat Springs
Coffee Time
Coffee Time
Heading into Spill The Beans
He's An Artist
He's An Artist
Elijah playing with the white board in the coffee shop
Self Portrait
Self Portrait
Elijah in front of the picture he drew of himself
Abe & Miles
Abe & Miles
Miles & the statue of Abe Lincoln
Elijah & Ben
Elijah & Ben
Elijah kissing Ben Franklin
Miles & Abe
Miles & Abe
Miles & Abe Lincoln
Elijah & Ben
Elijah & Ben
Elijah & Ben Franklin
Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs
Grampy & Miles waiting to cross the road. Ski hill in the background
Mighty Yampa River
Mighty Yampa River
Grampy, Miles & Elijah by the mighty Yampa River
Mighty Yampa River
Mighty Yampa River
Yampa River, Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs
Steamboat Springs
Elijah, Grampy, & Nana by the Yampa River
Geoff's Birthday
Geoff's Birthday
Opening gifts
Geoff's Birthday
Geoff's Birthday
Opening gifts
Geoff's Birthday
Geoff's Birthday
Geoff is pleased with his new french press coffee maker
Geoff's Birthday
Geoff's Birthday
Opening gifts
Geoff's Birthday
Geoff's Birthday
Saying thanks to Elijah
Birthday Fish
Birthday Fish
Red Snapper for Geoff's birthday dinner
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Elijah hunts for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Elijah hunts for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Miles hunts for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Miles hunts for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Miles hunts for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Miles hunts for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Elijah has been successful!
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Miles asks why are there no more eggs?
Easter Present
Easter Present
Gift from the Godparents
Easter Present
Easter Present
Gift from the Godparents
Easter Present
Easter Present
Gift from the Godparents
Easter Present
Easter Present
Nana helps open the gift
Resurrection Scene
Resurrection Scene
Gift from the Godparents
Easter Boys
Easter Boys
Elijah & Miles
Easter Elijah
Easter Elijah
Smile
Easter Elijah
Easter Elijah
Serious face
Easter Miles
Easter Miles
Smile
Easter Boys
Easter Boys
Happy Easter!
Grampy & Grandsons
Grampy & Grandsons
Hard to get Miles to sit still for a picture
Elijah & Nana
Elijah & Nana
Best buds
Elijah & Nana
Elijah & Nana
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Nana & Grandsons
Nana & Grandsons
Trying to capture a good picture is hard!
Nana & Grandsons
Nana & Grandsons
Cheese!
Hard To Say Goodbye
Hard To Say Goodbye
Last picture before Nana & Grampy leave

White Fence Farm

White Fence Farm
White Fence Farm
The chicken truck out front
Ride The Horse
Ride The Horse
Elijah riding the horse
Swing Time
Swing Time
Khara gives Elijah a push on the swing
Feeding Ducks
Feeding Ducks
Miles feeds the ducks
Feeding Ducks
Feeding Ducks
Elijah & Khara feeding the ducks
Feeding Ducks
Feeding Ducks
Khara holds the food for the boys to feed the ducks
Happy Ducks
Happy Ducks
Ducks are fed
Miles Meets The Sheep
Miles Meets The Sheep
Miles is thrilled to pet the sheep
The Goat
The Goat
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Boys Meet The Goat
Boys Meet The Goat
The goat comes over to say hi, and see if we have food
Biggest Pig
Biggest Pig
this is the biggest pig I've ever seen. His name is Pigmillion
Bouncy Seat
Bouncy Seat
Elijah tests this old bouncy carriage seat
In The Painting
In The Painting
Mommy & Miles
Farmers
Farmers
Melissa & Geoff
Being Animals
Being Animals
Daddy & Elijah
Being Animals
Being Animals
Daddy, Elijah & Mommy
Diggin'
Diggin'
Chad helps Miles do some digging
Happy Digger
Happy Digger
Chad helps Miles do some digging
Horsey Ride
Horsey Ride
Miles loves the rocking horse
Rocking Horse
Rocking Horse
Miles loves the rocking horse
Sundaes
Sundaes
Miles spilled ice cream all over his brother. Guess next time we should get separate cups.
Buddies
Buddies
Miles & Chad

Boys' Birthdays 2009

Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Miles turns 2
Smile Miles!
Smile Miles!
Getting ready to open presents
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Handy Manny toys from big brother
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Train tracks from his Godparents (Jen, Greg, Cate & Kaisara)
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Bible & a kite from his Godparents
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Books & a shirt from Auntie Meg & Uncle Mike
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Backyardigans book from Auntie Meg & Uncle Mike
Birthday Breakfast
Birthday Breakfast
He asked for an egg for breakfast
Birthday Breakfast
Birthday Breakfast
Miles shows off his egg
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Miles shows off his Thomas outfit from cousin Kelly
Big Boy
Big Boy
Miles isn't a baby anymore!
Thomas Outfit
Thomas Outfit
from cousin Kelly, it's a jean jacket, shirt and cords
Thomas Outfit
Thomas Outfit
The whole outfit from cousin Kelly
Birthday Ice Cream
Birthday Ice Cream
Miles chose Ben & Jerry's Neapolitan Dynamite
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
From Nana & Grampy (he also got more train tracks and James The Red Engine)
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
From Nana & Grampy
Handy Manny Toolbox
Handy Manny Toolbox
Miles loves his new toy
Handy Manny Toolbox
Handy Manny Toolbox
Miles is enthralled with his new toy
Handy Manny Toolbox
Handy Manny Toolbox
Favorite toy from Nana & Grampy
AC/DC Shirt
AC/DC Shirt
Miles' new shirt
AC/DC Shirt
AC/DC Shirt
Miles' shirt from Mommy & Daddy
Birthday Cake
Birthday Cake
Imagination Movers cake (courtesy of King Soopers)
Eating Lunch
Eating Lunch
Hotdogs and chips
Singing Happy Birthday
Singing Happy Birthday
Happy Birthday to you!
Making A Wish
Making A Wish
Elijah is wishing for an evil pirate ship
Blowing Out The Candles
Blowing Out The Candles
Elijah doesn't give Miles a chance to blow out the candles
Let Them Eat Cake
Let Them Eat Cake
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Eating Cake
Eating Cake
Everyone has some cake (except Connor)
Eating Cake
Eating Cake
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Eating Cake
Eating Cake
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Playing In The Yard
Playing In The Yard
Burning off some energy before presents
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles is excited by the fishing game from Connor
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah & Miles get painting books and singing toothbrushes from Ciaran & Niamh
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
wooden sandwich set from Stephanie and Auntie Athena
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Lightning McQueen car from Michael
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Pajama Sam wii game from Stephanie & Auntie Athena
Hanging Out
Hanging Out
Connor telling a story
Moms
Moms
The moms rest while the kids play
Group Photo
Group Photo
Trying to get all the kids to say cheese. (L-R) Niamh, Elijah, Miles, Michael, Mickayla. 2nd row, Ciaran, 3rd row Connor
Birthday Guests
Birthday Guests
trying to get the kids to look at the camera at the same time.
Birthday Guests
Birthday Guests
say Cheese!
Birthday Guests
Birthday Guests
So done sitting for the picture
Making A Sandwich
Making A Sandwich
Miles makes a sandwich
Playing Trains
Playing Trains
Michael & Mickayla play trains before the party (photo from Michelle)
Playing Trains
Playing Trains
Michael, Mickayla & Elijah play trains (photo from Michelle)
Playing Trains
Playing Trains
Elijah & Michael play trains (photo from Michelle)
Playing Trains
Playing Trains
Elijah & Michael play trains (photo from Michelle)
Playing Trains
Playing Trains
Elijah & Michael play trains, Connor observes (photo from Michelle)
Playing Trains
Playing Trains
Connor, Elijah & Michael play trains (photo from Michelle)
Mommy & Miles
Mommy & Miles
Posing for a picture (photo from Michelle)
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Little Einsteins birthday card, plays the theme song
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
From Mommy & Daddy
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
A drum pad and Imagination Movers drumsticks from Mommy & Daddy
Drummer Elijah
Drummer Elijah
Showing off Imagination Movers drumsticks
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
From Nana & Grampy
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Leapster system from Nana & Grampy
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Ratatouille game from Nana & Grampy
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Shirt & books from Auntie Meghan & Uncle Mike
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Pigeon books and shirts from Miles
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Thomas tunnel and airplane kite from Godparents (Jen, Greg, Cate & Kaisara)
Little Drummer Boy
Little Drummer Boy
Playing his drum
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Elijah is 4, wearing Beatles shirt from Miles
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Elijah is 4
New Jammies
New Jammies
Birthday present from cousin Kelly
Tiger
Tiger
Seeing the tiger up close at the zoo
Train Ride
Train Ride
Taking a picture on the train ride at the zoo
Train Ride
Train Ride
Taking a picture on the train ride at the zoo
Train Ride
Train Ride
Taking a picture on the train ride at the zoo
Train Ride
Train Ride
Taking a picture on the train ride at the zoo
Sleepy Bear
Sleepy Bear
Denver Zoo
Sleepy Bear
Sleepy Bear
Denver Zoo

Holidays 2008

Christmas Card Picture
Christmas Card Picture
Armstrong family 2008
Elijah
Elijah
Elijah, age 3 Nov 08
Elijah
Elijah
Nov. 2008
Miles
Miles
Miles, age 1 Nov 08
Miles
Miles
Nov 2008
Making Pie
Making Pie
The boys help Daddy make pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving
The Table
The Table
Before dinner
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
The family, before we eat
Carving The Turkey
Carving The Turkey
Geoff carves the bird
Carving The Turkey
Carving The Turkey
Geoff carves the bird
Carving The Turkey
Carving The Turkey
Geoff carves the bird
The Feast
The Feast
Turkey dinner with whipped potatoes, apple-shallot-fennel stuffing, cranberry sauce, and green beans
Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Pie
For dessert, made from scratch
Cheers!
Cheers!
Melissa celebrates Thanksgiving
Turning On The Christmas Lights
Turning On The Christmas Lights
ta-da!
More Lights
More Lights
House, with the addition of more lights
Little Trees
Little Trees
Highlighting the little LED trees I bought
Shoveling Snow
Shoveling Snow
The boys get out to shovel snow, Nov. 30th
Oh Christmas Tree
Oh Christmas Tree
Our Christmas tree all lit bit
Oh Christmas Tree
Oh Christmas Tree
Alosius, our tree this year
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Mountain Dewey
Mountain Dewey
The mountain in our backyard
Elijah
Elijah
Sliding down the mountain
Miles
Miles
Sledding
Whee!
Whee!
Sliding down the mountain
Snow Buddies
Snow Buddies
Elijah & Miles pose with their shovels
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Elijah's gingerbread house from school
Cheese!
Cheese!
Miles helps decorate the gingerbread house
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Construction begins
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Geoff starts construction on the house
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Miles helps decorate the gingerbread house
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
The boys decorate the house
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Elijah decorates the gingerbread house
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
The house is complete
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
The back of the house (I dubbed the gingerbread men House & Wilson)
Cutting Out Cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Daddy shows the boys how to cut out cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Miles learns how to cut out the cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Sour cream cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Cutting Out Cookies
Sour cream cookies
Coloring Cookies
Coloring Cookies
Sour cream cookies get some color
Coloring Cookies
Coloring Cookies
Miles takes a taste of the royal icing
Coloring Cookies
Coloring Cookies
Elijah says cheese!
Coloring Cookies
Coloring Cookies
Coloring the sour cream cookies
Coloring Cookies
Coloring Cookies
Elijah decorates the sour cream cookies
Sour Cream Cookies
Sour Cream Cookies
Just a few of the finished cookies
Miles
Miles
Dressed for Christmas Eve service
Elijah
Elijah
Dressed for Christmas Eve service
Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
Mommy & her boys, before we head out to church
Geoff Rehearsing
Geoff Rehearsing
Geoff playing his violin for the Christmas Eve service
Coloring At Church
Coloring At Church
Didn't want to sit through church, so we went to the lobby to color
Cheese!
Cheese!
Hanging out in the lobby during Christmas Eve service
Fishmas
Fishmas
Elijah eating his shrimp & mussels
Fishmas
Fishmas
Elijah peels his shrimp
Mussels For Honey Cat
Mussels For Honey Cat
Honey feasts on Miles' rejected mussels
Cookies For Santa
Cookies For Santa
Elijah selects cookies for Santa
Cookies For Santa
Cookies For Santa
Elijah picks out cookies for Santa
Broken Santa Cookies
Broken Santa Cookies
Elijah drops Santa's cookies on the floor
Broken Cookies
Broken Cookies
The first set didn't make it to the coffee table
Cookies For Santa, Take Two
Cookies For Santa, Take Two
Selecting cookies for Santa
Cookies For Santa, Take Two
Cookies For Santa, Take Two
Trying again to leave cookies for Santa
Santa's Snack
Santa's Snack
Cookies & milk
The Mantle
The Mantle
Before we open our stockings
Good Morning!
Good Morning!
Elijah is ready for Christmas!
Good Morning!
Good Morning!
Miles is ready for Christmas!
Christmas Morning Breakfast
Christmas Morning Breakfast
Homemade cinnamon buns & icing
Breakfast Of Champions
Breakfast Of Champions
Homemade cinnamon bun and a cup of Peet's coffee.
Santa's Gifts
Santa's Gifts
Opening the gifts from Santa
Santa Gift
Santa Gift
Miles opens his & Elijah's gifts from Santa
Santa's Gifts
Santa's Gifts
Opening gifts from Santa
Cheese!
Cheese!
Playing with the toys from Santa
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles tackles a present
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles opens a gift
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah opens his gifts
Robes
Robes
The boys get robes from Mommy
Comfy Cozy
Comfy Cozy
The boys love their new robes
Buzz Lightyear Shirt
Buzz Lightyear Shirt
Elijah shows off his Buzz shirt
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah opens a gift
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Miles opens a present
Guitar Hero
Guitar Hero
Miles is ready to rock!
The Table
The Table
Our Christmas meal table setting
Christmas Cracker
Christmas Cracker
Elijah tries to open his cracker
Christmas Crackers
Christmas Crackers
Miles with his cracker
Christmas Crackers
Christmas Crackers
Miles tries to open his cracker
Christmas Crackers
Christmas Crackers
Miles tries to open his cracker
Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner
Merry Christmas!
Lasagna
Lasagna
Our Christmas dinner
Comfy Cozy
Comfy Cozy
The boys snuggly in their robes watch a movie
Comfy Cozy
Comfy Cozy
elijah watches a movie, wearing his new robe
Comfy Cozy
Comfy Cozy
Miles watches a movie, wearing his robe, covered in blankets
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Geoff tries to break the house
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Geoff takes a rolling pin to the house
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Geoff goes at it with a rolling pin
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Destroying The Gingerbread House
Daddy takes the rolling pin to the house
Dragon
Dragon
Denver Zoo Lights
Elephant
Elephant
Denver Zoo Lights
Dinner
Dinner
Eating dinner at the zoo (Mommy made macaroni and chicken)
Dinner
Dinner
Eating dinner at the zoo (Mommy made macaroni with chicken)
Gorilla & Boys
Gorilla & Boys
Geoff, Elijah & Miles pose in front of the gorilla
Peacock
Peacock
Denver Zoo Lights

Preschool

Going To School
Going To School
Daddy walks Elijah into preschool
Checking Out Toys
Checking Out Toys
Elijah plays with cash register toy
Checking Out Preschool
Checking Out Preschool
Elijah plays with toys
Making Placemat
Making Placemat
Elijah & Miss Brenda make a placemat
Elijah's Placemat
Elijah's Placemat
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Painting Hands
Painting Hands
Elijah gets his hand painted
Painting Hands
Painting Hands
Miss Brenda (T.A.) paints Elijah's hand for his placemat
Making Placemat
Making Placemat
Elijah's handprint
First Day of Preschool
First Day of Preschool
Going to school
In The Class
In The Class
At preschool
Pack Pack
Pack Pack
Elijah hangs up his pack pack
School Time
School Time
Elijah on the swings with his class
Day One Is Over
Day One Is Over
Elijah is done his first morning of preschool
Elijah Sledding
Elijah Sledding
Elijah slides down the hill
Get Ready To Slide
Get Ready To Slide
Miss Michelle helps Elijah
The Big Slide
The Big Slide
Elijah goes from the top of the hill
Elijah
Elijah
Going far, he makes it into the playground (and he bumps his butt). He won't go back to the top of the hill again.
Get Ready To Race
Get Ready To Race
Who will go the fastest?
Say Cheese!
Say Cheese!
The group smiles before they race down the hill
GO!
GO!
Racing to the bottom of the hill
GO!
GO!
The big group races to the bottom
Go Go Go!
Go Go Go!
Racing to the bottom
At The Bottom
At The Bottom
The big group finishes their race to the bottom
Sledding Party
Sledding Party
Everyone has fun sledding
Heading Back Up The Hill
Heading Back Up The Hill
Let's go again!
Sliding
Sliding
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Sliding
Sliding
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Sledding Party
Sledding Party
Everyone has fun
Watching The Kids
Watching The Kids
Parents enjoy watching the kids slide
Elijah
Elijah
Go Elijah go!
Hit The Playground
Hit The Playground
Joseph makes it all the way into the playground
Whee!
Whee!
Anthony & his mom go for a ride
Go!
Go!
The kids have a blast
Slide!
Slide!
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Sliding
Sliding
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Whee!
Whee!
Sliding fast
Wipeout!
Wipeout!
Falling off the sled is still fun
Racing To The Bottom
Racing To The Bottom
Having fun going down the hill
Climbing Back Up
Climbing Back Up
Ready for another slide
Wipeout!
Wipeout!
Miss Jen wipes out, face-planting and rolling several times. She loved it!
Snowflake
Snowflake
Elijah's snowflake hangs in the window
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Getting ready to make them
Making Gingerbread Houses
Making Gingerbread Houses
Miss Brenda helps the kids
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Miss Brenda explains how to do it
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Listening to directions
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Getting some help
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Waiting on instructions
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
An array of goodies to decorate with
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
The kids have fun decorating their houses
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Making houses and drinking hot chocolate
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
So much candy to choose from!
Silas
Silas
Silas makes his gingerbread house
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Decorating the houses
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
So many treats to choose from for decorating
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Making them pretty
Gingerbread Houses
Gingerbread Houses
Elijah's gingerbread house
Buddies
Buddies
Miss Jen & Elijah

Miles' Swim Class

Getting In The Pool
Getting In The Pool
Miles & Daddy get ready for swim class
Warming Up
Warming Up
Doing a lap in the lazy river before class
Swimming
Swimming
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Swimming
Swimming
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Swimmers
Swimmers
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Smile!
Smile!
Big smiles from the swimmers
Jump In!
Jump In!
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Blow Bubbles
Blow Bubbles
Daddy shows Miles how to blow bubbles
Class is ready to start
Class is ready to start
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Sit On The Ledge
Sit On The Ledge
Miles waits to hop in
Sitting On The Ledge
Sitting On The Ledge
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Float On Your Back
Float On Your Back
Miles tries to float on his back
Lazy River, Chasing A Ducky
Lazy River, Chasing A Ducky
Miles & Daddy float along the river, chasing after a ducky
Lazy River
Lazy River
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Yum, A Duck
Yum, A Duck
Miles tries to eat his duck
Get The Duck
Get The Duck
Reach Miles, reach!
Having Fun
Having Fun
Miles enjoys swim class
Playing Before Class
Playing Before Class
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Tick Tock Clock
Tick Tock Clock
Splashing
Tick Tock Clock
Tick Tock Clock
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Up You Go!
Up You Go!
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Splash!
Splash!
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On Your Tummy!
On Your Tummy!
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Swim Swim
Swim Swim
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London Bridge
London Bridge
swim class games
Pool Toys
Pool Toys
Playing with a watering can
Swimming
Swimming
Playing with a watering can
Hey, There's Mommy
Hey, There's Mommy
Miles looks at Elijah and I watching
Graduated!
Graduated!
Miles graduates Parent-Tot Swim Class

Denver Parade Of Lights

Marching Band
Marching Band
Elijah loved the marching bands
Float
Float
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Penguin Balloon
Penguin Balloon
This is the mascot for the Denver Parade Of Lights
DIA Float
DIA Float
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DIA Float
DIA Float
Back of the float, with skiers on a mountain
DIA Snow Plow
DIA Snow Plow
This got big cheers
Fire Enthusiasts
Fire Enthusiasts
Elijah thought this was cool too
More Fire Enthusiasts
More Fire Enthusiasts
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Denver Fire Firefighters
Denver Fire Firefighters
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Marching Band
Marching Band
Elijah would pretend to play the cymbals along with the band
Wise Men
Wise Men
Walking nativity scene
Denver Post's Balloon
Denver Post's Balloon
Dog fetching a paper
Denver Post's Balloon
Denver Post's Balloon
They had to lower it almost to the ground to get it under the street lights
Float
Float
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Boat Float
Boat Float
My favorite float, and Elijah pointed out that it plays a song from The Little Mermaid.
Float
Float
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Nutcracker Float
Nutcracker Float
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Dennis The Menace
Dennis The Menace
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Carousel Float
Carousel Float
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Gingerbread House Float
Gingerbread House Float
Elijah said this is what he wants his gingerbread house to look like
Rudolph Balloon
Rudolph Balloon
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Santa!
Santa!
Wishing everyone Merry Christmas!

Halloween 2008

Dinosaur Elijah
Dinosaur Elijah
Getting ready for his trick or treat field trip at the Children's Museum
Dragon Miles
Dragon Miles
Tagging along on the field trip. He refused to put the hood on.
Mommy & The News Guy
Mommy & The News Guy
I met Chris Parente, local news guy, who was covering the trick or treat event at the Children's Museum. The kids also
Riding The Train
Riding The Train
The dragon & the dinosaur ride the train
But Mommy...
But Mommy...
Miles points out Pumpkin Hill while riding the train. He really did enjoy the train ride.
Pumpkins!
Pumpkins!
Miles still pointing out the pumpkins on Pumpkin Hill.
Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween!
Elijah & Miles at the Children's Museum trick or treat event
Are We Done Yet?
Are We Done Yet?
Elijah & Miles want to move on and see other stuff, Mom wants to make sure we got a picture
Hanging Out
Hanging Out
Inside the museum, Miles finds something to climb
Something To Climb
Something To Climb
Miles scales these roots, but is scared to go down the tunnel up top.
Curious George Meets The Dinosaur
Curious George Meets The Dinosaur
Elijah & George. Miles was terrified of him!
Trick Or Treaters
Trick Or Treaters
Daddy takes out the dinosaur & the dragon
Trick Or Treaters
Trick Or Treaters
Daddy takes the dinosaur and dragon out for treats
Miles The Dragon
Miles The Dragon
Playing with the dinosaur flashlight
Check Out My Loot
Check Out My Loot
Miles shows off his candy
Cheese
Cheese
Can I eat my candy?

Nana & Grampy's Visit

Wannabe Bono
Wannabe Bono
Miles pretends he is Bono
Early Train Ride
Early Train Ride
Taking the train downtown at 5:30am
Finishing Up
Finishing Up
Geoff finishes the marathon
Go Daddy Go
Go Daddy Go
Geoff finishes the marathon
Wave To The Fans
Wave To The Fans
Geoff finishes his 3rd marathon in 3:20
Storytime
Storytime
Nana & Elijah read a story
Get Nana!
Get Nana!
The kids attack Nana
Get Nana!
Get Nana!
The boys attack Nana
Horsing Around
Horsing Around
Miles, Nana & Elijah roll around
Up High
Up High
View from the parking lot of Cave Of The Winds (Manitou Springs, CO)
Beauty
Beauty
View from the parking lot of Cave Of The Winds (Manitou Springs, CO)
Blue Skies
Blue Skies
View from the parking lot of Cave Of The Winds (Manitou Springs, CO)
Bear Statue
Bear Statue
Outside the Cave Of The Winds
Elijah & The Bear
Elijah & The Bear
Outside the Cave Of The Winds
Majestic Views
Majestic Views
View from the parking lot of Cave Of The Winds (Manitou Springs, CO).
Cave Of The Winds
Cave Of The Winds
Entrance into the caves
Looking Down
Looking Down
Before we go into the cave
Inside The Cave
Inside The Cave
Jeff, our cave guide waits for the whole group to collect
Inside The Cave
Inside The Cave
At the top of the picture, you can see some ribbon stalactite (or bacon stalactite) and right in the middle, is the Lean
Bridal Chamber
Bridal Chamber
Inside the cave
Melissa In The Cave
Melissa In The Cave
Happy to almost be done!
Outside The Cave
Outside The Cave
Looking down from the balcony
View From The Balcony
View From The Balcony
Outside the cave
Original Entrance
Original Entrance
Looking down towards the original entrance to the cave
Bird Boy
Bird Boy
Miles hangs out by a blue bird statue in Manitou Springs, CO
Manitou Springs Group
Manitou Springs Group
Elijah, Nana, Miles, Grampy, & Melissa in Manitou Springs, CO (poor Geoff had to work. Missed you!)
Lamb Feast
Lamb Feast
Geoff makes a delicious dinner of lamb shanks.
Clean Stove
Clean Stove
Grampy "details" the stove top. Shiny!
Clean Stove
Clean Stove
The shiny clean stove, courtesy of Grampy.
The Earth Sculpture
The Earth Sculpture
The water was turned off for fall, so the earth doesn't move
Whee!
Whee!
The log slide at 29th Street Mall in Boulder
Whee!
Whee!
The log slide at 29th Street Mall in Boulder
Head Bump
Head Bump
Miles has two big bumps on his forehead
Lunch In Boulder
Lunch In Boulder
Miles enjoys his lunch at Islands
Boulder
Boulder
Miles & Elijah checking out the creek with Nana
Hanging Out In Boulder
Hanging Out In Boulder
The gang hanging out in Boulder (sans Geoff)
Nana...Squeaky Door Fixer
Nana...Squeaky Door Fixer
Nana tries to fix the squeaky door with a candle
Grampy...Pumpkin Carver
Grampy...Pumpkin Carver
Grampy preps the pumpkins
Grampy
Grampy
Prepping the pumpkins for everyone
Pumpkin Goop
Pumpkin Goop
Grampy hollows out the pumpkins
Pumpkin Goop
Pumpkin Goop
Grampy scoops the goop
Miles & His Pumpkin
Miles & His Pumpkin
Miles checks out his pumpkin
Pumpkins
Pumpkins
Miles sits beside our scared pumpkin
Grampy's Scary Pumpkin
Grampy's Scary Pumpkin
Grampy's old school pumpkin (too scary for Elijah)
Elijah
Elijah
This is before he realizes how scary Grampy's pumpkin is
Two Of Three
Two Of Three
Two of our three pumpkins, Mommy & Miles', and Grampy's
Elijah Scoops His Pumpkin
Elijah Scoops His Pumpkin
Elijah tries to scoop his pumpkin out, but decides Grampy should do it instead
Teamwork
Teamwork
Grampy helps Elijah with his pumpkin
Pumpkin Carver
Pumpkin Carver
Elijah carves his pumpkin
Pumpkin Carver
Pumpkin Carver
Elijah tries to carve his pumpkin
Teamwork
Teamwork
Working on Elijah's pumpkin
Elijah's Pumpkin
Elijah's Pumpkin
Elijah & Grampy work on a pumpkin
Elijah's Pumpkin
Elijah's Pumpkin
Nearly done
Pumpkins
Pumpkins
Elijah poses with the finished pumpkins
Pumpkins Lit Up
Pumpkins Lit Up
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Wall Climber
Wall Climber
Elijah tackles the climbing wall at his school playground
Wall Climber
Wall Climber
Elijah tackles the climbing wall at his school playground
Victory!
Victory!
Elijah reaches the top of the climbing wall
Best Buds
Best Buds
Elijah and Grampy
One Last Picture
One Last Picture
Miles refuses to pose for one last picture with Nana & Grampy

Wildlife Experience

Flower
Flower
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Future Botanist?
Future Botanist?
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Flower
Flower
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Flowers
Flowers
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Butterfly
Butterfly
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Butterfly
Butterfly
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Butterfly
Butterfly
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Butterfly
Butterfly
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Big Horn Sheep
Big Horn Sheep
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Elijah & The Beavers
Elijah & The Beavers
Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Cubs Corner
Cubs Corner
Miles, Caley & Elijah playing
Pushing Buttons
Pushing Buttons
The sound of the frog makes them laugh and run away
Snake
Snake
Miles finds a snake
Caley Dresses Up
Caley Dresses Up
Caley dressed as a pig
Puppet Show
Puppet Show
Caley puts on a puppet show
Elijah Dresses Up
Elijah Dresses Up
Elijah dresses up as a frog
Cheese!
Cheese!
froggy Elijah
Miles
Miles
Running around, no time for pictures Mom!
Miles
Miles
Trying to capture him while he's standing still briefly
Submarine
Submarine
Miles looks inside the submarine, deciding whether to go in
Steering The Sub
Steering The Sub
Miles steers the submarine
Whee!
Whee!
Elijah comes off the slide fast. A big snake slide, beside a submarine. Don't ask.
Three Musketeers
Three Musketeers
Caley, Elijah & Miles. Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Three Musketeers
Three Musketeers
Caley, Elijah & Miles. Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Three Musketeers
Three Musketeers
Caley, Elijah & Miles. Outside the Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO

Wasatch 100

Artsy Pose
Artsy Pose
Geoff striking a contemplative pose while waiting for Todd to arrive at the Francis Peak aid station
Sun Rising
Sun Rising
More artsy photos by Jake. The shirt says "Team Gangles" on it.
Smile!
Smile!
Still smiling at the Francis Peak aid station. Geoff is striking his "are we having fun yet?" face that will become the
Landscape
Landscape
The view over the Great Salt Lake from the Francis Peak aid station.
Arrival
Arrival
Todd arrives at the Francis Peak aid station, he is the runner on the left, currently in 6th place. It has taken him on
Big Mountain
Big Mountain
The view from the Big Mountain aid station
Staging Area
Staging Area
The reservoir below the Big Mountain/Lamb's Canyon aid station staging area
Smile!
Smile!
The trademark smile at the staging area. It's only Geoff this time as Jake started pacing Todd at the Big Mountain aid
Tired
Tired
Geoff and Todd's arrival at the Upper Big Water aid station. Geoff has been running for 8 miles, Todd for 62, covered i
Todd
Todd
Wondering why Jake hasn't replenished his water bottles yet.
Changing
Changing
Changing for the colder night running
Quick Change
Quick Change
Todd changes shirts at Upper Big Water aid station. Geoff is attempting to apply moleskin to his heel blisters.
Pain
Pain
Even changing clothes hurts at this point
Smile
Smile
The smile comes a little more painfully this time.
Brighton
Brighton
Todd prepares for the long night ahead at Brighton. So far he has run 75 miles, taking just over 17 hours. Geoff has o
Vertigo
Vertigo
Is that the room spinning or have I just run 75 miles?
The Finish
The Finish
100 miles done in Midway, UT! Final damage: 28 hours.
Too tired to smile
Too tired to smile
Todd is too tired to even look at the camera. Jake, with only 39 miles under his belt manages a nod.
Poor Man's Band-Aid
Poor Man's Band-Aid
When there's no Ace-bandage around, duct tape will do. If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find
Beware the chair
Beware the chair
They say that the chair is the ultra-runner's enemy, but that does not apply at the finish. A well earned rest.
Pacer/Crew Chief
Pacer/Crew Chief
Jake still can't believe he fell asleep while running.
Fast Friends
Fast Friends
11 hours together through the night and they still are talking to each other!
Still Kicking!
Still Kicking!
Jake can't believe Todd can still lift his leg.

The New Playset

The Pieces
The Pieces
Miles checks out the playset pieces
How Big?
How Big?
The boys stand beside the box
How Big?
How Big?
The boys beside the box
In The Box
In The Box
Elijah likes the box almost as much as the playset
Where's Miles?
Where's Miles?
Hiding in the box
Checking Out The Pieces
Checking Out The Pieces
Elijah inside the walls. Not yet assembled
Assembly Man
Assembly Man
Geoff attaches the ladder
Testing
Testing
Geoff tests the playset
The New Playset
The New Playset
Thank you Nana & Grampy!
Slide!
Slide!
Elijah takes the first slide
This Is How I Slide
This Is How I Slide
Miles shows Elijah how he does it
Waiting His Turn
Waiting His Turn
Miles waits his turn for the slide
Steering
Steering
Miles steers the playset
Whee!
Whee!
The kids love it!
Climbing The Ladder
Climbing The Ladder
Elijah climbs the ladder
Wall Climber
Wall Climber
Elijah scales the small wall
Playtime
Playtime
Miles climbs the ladder, Elijah surveys his yard
Playtime
Playtime
The kids love it!
Playtime
Playtime
The boys can't get enough of the playset

Cherry Creek State Park

Father & Son
Father & Son
Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek State Park
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek Reservoir
Cherry Creek State Park
Miles & Elijah
Miles & Elijah
Cherry Creek State Park
Miles & Elijah
Miles & Elijah
Cherry Creek State Park
Miles
Miles
Cherry Creek State Park
Elijah
Elijah
Cherry Creek State Park
Mommy & The Boys
Mommy & The Boys
Cherry Creek State Park
Relaxing
Relaxing
Cherry Creek State Park
Looking At Stuff
Looking At Stuff
Cherry Creek State Park
Looking At Stuff
Looking At Stuff
Cherry Creek State Park
Explorer Miles
Explorer Miles
Cherry Creek State Park

Mom's B-day Visit

On The Road
On The Road
Driving up to Estes Park
On The Road
On The Road
Driving up to Estes Park
On The Road
On The Road
Driving up to Estes Park
Estes Park, CO
Estes Park, CO
It finally stopped raining!
Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Mountains seen from Estes Park, CO
Lake Estes
Lake Estes
Estes Park, CO
Big Thompson River
Big Thompson River
Along the riverwalk in Estes Park, CO
Big Thompson River
Big Thompson River
Estes Park, CO
Mom
Mom
Say cheese!
Stanley Hotel
Stanley Hotel
As seen from the riverwalk, Estes Park
Bakery Shop in Estes Park
Bakery Shop in Estes Park
I just liked their door.
The Stanley Hotel
The Stanley Hotel
Estes Park, CO
The Stanley Hotel
The Stanley Hotel
Estes Park, CO
The Stanley Hotel
The Stanley Hotel
Estes Park, CO
Mountains & The Pool
Mountains & The Pool
The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park
Lake Estes
Lake Estes
As seen from the Stanley Hotel
Melissa
Melissa
Posing at the Stanley Hotel
Lake Estes
Lake Estes
With Stanley Hotel Entrance Hut
Lake Estes
Lake Estes
As seen from the Stanley Hotel
Stanley Hotel
Stanley Hotel
Behind the Stanley, you can see a bridal party getting ready to take pictures near the fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Stanley Hotel
Fountain
Fountain
Behind the Stanley Hotel
Stanley Hotel Manor House
Stanley Hotel Manor House
Next door to the Stanely and houses guest rooms, meeting rooms and their spa
Mom's Dream House
Mom's Dream House
Located behind the Stanley Hotel
Flower
Flower
At the Stanley Hotel
Flatirons
Flatirons
Boulder, CO
French Bakery & Cafe
French Bakery & Cafe
Boulder, CO
Storytime
Storytime
The boys get a story from Gramma

2008 Out & About

Strawberry Boy
Strawberry Boy
On the fruit at Cherry Creek Mall
Banana Boy
Banana Boy
On the fruit at Cherry Creek Mall
You!  Take My Picture!
You! Take My Picture!
On the fruit at Cherry Creek Mall
Cereal Bowl
Cereal Bowl
Elijah crawls out of the cereal bowl
Top Of The Cereal To You!
Top Of The Cereal To You!
Elijah owns that bowl of shredded wheat
Elijah & The Dragon
Elijah & The Dragon
Elijah with the dragon at the zoo
The Dragon
The Dragon

Pumba!
Pumba!
The warthogs at the zoo. You don't see them often.
Tapir
Tapir
For Geoff, "long and methodical with a flexible snout"
Family & Hippos
Family & Hippos
Elijah, Gramma & the hippos
On The Train
On The Train
Gramma & Elijah
On The Train
On The Train
Miles & Mommy
Miles Exploring
Miles Exploring
Playing at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Push The Buttons
Push The Buttons
Playing at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Miles Exploring
Miles Exploring
Playing at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Climbing A Rock
Climbing A Rock
Playing at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
King Elijah
King Elijah
Chilling on a couch at The Wildlife Experience, Parker, CO
Picture Time
Picture Time
Miles & Elijah, posing for a picture at the museum (TWE)
Beavers!
Beavers!
Miles & Elijah, outside the museum (TWE)
Elijah's Gymnastics
Elijah's Gymnastics
Itty Bitty Gymnastics class
Be A Giraffe
Be A Giraffe
Itty Bitty Gymnastics class
Hop Like A Bunny
Hop Like A Bunny
Itty Bitty Gymnastics class
Backwards On The Beam
Backwards On The Beam
Elijah can walk backwards on the balance beam
Graduation
Graduation
Getting his certificate, allowing him to advance to Itty Bitty Gymnastics II
Ta Da!
Ta Da!
I did it!
Fireman Connor
Fireman Connor
Elijah's friend Connor Denver Firefighters Museum
Fireman Elijah
Fireman Elijah
Dressing up Denver Firefighters Museum
Little Firemen
Little Firemen
Elijah & Miles Denver Firefighters Museum
Fireman Miles
Fireman Miles
Dressing up Denver Firefighters Museum
Little Firemen
Little Firemen
Waiting to go into the firetruck Denver Firefighters Museum
Fireman Miles
Fireman Miles
Hanging out in the back of the firetruck Denver Firefighters Museum
Miles
Miles
Sitting in the back of the firetruck Denver Firefighters Museum
Gotta Fight The Fires
Gotta Fight The Fires
Elijah drives the firetruck Denver Firefighters Museum
I-Beam
I-Beam
An I-beam from one of the twin towers, NYC Denver Firefighters Museum
Gorilla Meet Elijah
Gorilla Meet Elijah
Elijah bonds with the gorilla statue at the zoo
Carousel
Carousel
Elijah on the carousel at the zoo
Cheese!
Cheese!
Elijah on the carousel at the zoo
Fountains At Southlands
Fountains At Southlands
Elijah loves the water
Summer Caley
Summer Caley
Playing in the fountains
Summer Miles
Summer Miles
Miles doesn't want to play in the fountains today
Summer Elijah
Summer Elijah
Elijah plays in the fountains
Buds
Buds
Caley & Elijah pose for pictures
Buds
Buds
Posing for pictures, Caley & Elijah
Buds
Buds
Say Cheese! Caley & Elijah
Craft Time
Craft Time
Miles & Elijah make a craft at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Craft Time
Craft Time
Geoff helps the boys color fishes at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
Lily Pads
Lily Pads
Denver Botanical Gardens
Appreciating Nature
Appreciating Nature
The boys explore at the Denver Botanical Gardens
Pond
Pond
I just loved the look of this pond
Flower shot
Flower shot
I can't recall this flower, but I thought it was pretty
Can't Sit Still For A Picture
Can't Sit Still For A Picture
Miles & Elijah want to explore, not sit for a picture!
Sunflower
Sunflower
"Sunflower Valley, like Bob The Builder!" - Elijah
Sleepy Miles
Sleepy Miles
Exhausted from the Botanical Gardens
Miles Offers To Drive
Miles Offers To Drive
Our trip to Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Entrance To Botanical Garden
Entrance To Botanical Garden
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Running Down A Path
Running Down A Path
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Caley & Elijah
Caley & Elijah
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Caley
Caley
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Elijah
Elijah
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Miles
Miles
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Caley
Caley
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Elijah
Elijah
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Miles
Miles
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
milesandcaley
milesandcaley
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Amy & The Corn Field
Amy & The Corn Field
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Caley Spies A Bunny
Caley Spies A Bunny
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
The Barn
The Barn
Rented out for functions Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
A Barn Our Size
A Barn Our Size
Elijah & Caley at Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park
Pond By The Barn
Pond By The Barn
Denver Botanical Garden at Chatfield State Park

Summertime (2008)

Elijah
Elijah
Playing In The Pool
Splash!
Splash!
Playing In The Pool
Cheese!
Cheese!
Playing In The Pool
Splash!
Splash!
Playing In The Pool
Pool Time
Pool Time
Playing In The Pool
Cheese!
Cheese!
Playing In The Pool
Elijah
Elijah
Playing In The Pool
Miles
Miles
Playing In The Pool
Cheese!
Cheese!
Playing In The Pool
Elijah Being Silly
Elijah Being Silly
Playing In The Pool
Playing With Water
Playing With Water
Playing In The Pool
Cheese!
Cheese!
Playing In The Pool
Being Silly
Being Silly
Playing In The Pool
Do I Want To Get Wet?
Do I Want To Get Wet?
Playing In The Pool
Still Thinking About It
Still Thinking About It
Playing In The Pool
Pool Date
Pool Date
Caley comes over to play in the pool
Caley Says Cheese!
Caley Says Cheese!
Pool playdate
Splashing
Splashing
Elijah & Caley play in the pool

Camping!

Setting Up The Tarp
Setting Up The Tarp
Geoff is a camping master
Setting Up The Tent
Setting Up The Tent
The boys watch Daddy pitch the tent
The Hobbitat
The Hobbitat
Our new tent, the hobbitat
Our Campsite
Our Campsite
Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Colorado
Eating Pinecones
Eating Pinecones
Miles passes the time trying to eat pinecones
Exploring
Exploring
Miles explores the campsite
Explorer Elijah
Explorer Elijah
Elijah finds a stick to play with (first of many!)
Explorer Miles
Explorer Miles
Miles has to have a stick too
First Fire
First Fire
Getting a fire going, day one
Fire Is Going
Fire Is Going
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Making Dinner
Making Dinner
Fajitas for dinner, day one
Explorers
Explorers
Miles & Elijah exploring the campsite
Staying Out Of The Rain
Staying Out Of The Rain
Under the tarp, out of the rain
Enjoying The Fire
Enjoying The Fire
Geoff enjoys a hot drink by the fire
Breakfast, Day Two
Breakfast, Day Two
Eating some toast at breakfast
Exploring
Exploring
Checking out the area near our campsite
Mountains
Mountains
Just a short walk through the trees behind our campsite
Elijah
Elijah
Standing on a rock
Snack Time
Snack Time
Having some cheerios together
Snack Time
Snack Time
Eating cheerios
Nap Time
Nap Time
Miles takes a nap in his sleeping bag
Building Cairns
Building Cairns
Mine
Building Cairns
Building Cairns
Elijah's
Fire
Fire
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Roasting 'Mallows
Roasting 'Mallows
For Lexi & Cindy, we like 'em burnt!
Helping Out
Helping Out
Miles offers Daddy some wood to cut
Helping Out
Helping Out
Elijah helps carry firewood
Hangin' Out
Hangin' Out
Sitting on rocks together
Hangin' Out
Hangin' Out
Sitting on rocks together
Hiding In The Trees
Hiding In The Trees
Being silly while it was sunny
Hiding In The Trees
Hiding In The Trees
Elijah
Miles
Miles
This was Miles most frequent expression
Sunlight In The Trees
Sunlight In The Trees
Those non-rainy moments needed to be captured on film
Lumberjack
Lumberjack
Geoff cuts wood for the fires
Building A Fire
Building A Fire
Elijah learns to build a fire
Rainy Day
Rainy Day
Trying to capture rain on the tent
Cuddling
Cuddling
Mommy & Miles cuddle by the fire
Pancakes
Pancakes
Breakfast on day three. They turned out so well, Geoff wanted a picture
Surveying The Land
Surveying The Land
Just a short walk from our campsite, we could look out over the area
Surveying The Land
Surveying The Land
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Grey Skies
Grey Skies
Common view for out trip
Melissa Meets Nature
Melissa Meets Nature
Walking around, checking out the views near us
Exploring
Exploring
Daddy & Miles exploring near the campsite
Panarama Point
Panarama Point
View from Panarama Point
Panarama Point
Panarama Point
The rain is coming
Panarama Point
Panarama Point
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Being Silly
Being Silly
Mommy & Elijah being silly
Being Silly
Being Silly
Mommy & Elijah being silly
Being Silly
Being Silly
Mommy & Elijah being silly
Being Silly
Being Silly
Mommy & Elijah
Helping Out
Helping Out
Miles carries firewood
Helping Out
Helping Out
Miles carries firewood
Helping Out
Helping Out
Miles helps carry firewood
Reverend's Cabin
Reverend's Cabin
A small hike we did through the campsite led to this cabin
Reverend's Cabin
Reverend's Cabin
There is a small cross on the chimney in white stone
Reverend's Cabin
Reverend's Cabin
Looking inside
Reverend's Cabin
Reverend's Cabin
Inside the cabin (you can't go inside)
Elijah's Cabin
Elijah's Cabin
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Elijah's cabin
Elijah's cabin
We saw this little cabin, Elijah wanted to pretend it was his, he's saying Hello!
Elijah's Cabin
Elijah's Cabin
Hello!
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
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Wildflowers
Wildflowers
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Wildflowers
Wildflowers
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Wildflowers
Wildflowers
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Packed Up
Packed Up
And ready to head home

Steamboat Springs

Boys room
Boys room
Elijah & Miles room in the condo
Our room
Our room
Our room in the condo
Kitchenette & Living Room
Kitchenette & Living Room
At the condo
Couch Time
Couch Time
Miles & Daddy hang out on the couch in the condo
View From The Deck
View From The Deck
Yampa River seen from the deck
Yampa River
Yampa River
As seen from the deck
View From The Deck
View From The Deck
Mountains seen from the deck
View From The Deck
View From The Deck
Mountains seen from the deck
Welcome Runners!
Welcome Runners!
Banner over the main street, Steamboat Springs
Walking
Walking
Walking along the Yampa River
Cowboy Elijah
Cowboy Elijah
Sitting on the horse on the main street, Steamboat Springs
Half Marathoner
Half Marathoner
Melissa, with less than half a mile left of her 13.1 miles
Picking Dandelions
Picking Dandelions
Miles tries to pick a dandelion
Walking In The Grass
Walking In The Grass
Miles watching Elijah run across the lacrosse field
Net Time
Net Time
Elijah plays in a lacrosse net
Net Time
Net Time
Elijah plays in a lacrosse net
Rock Climber
Rock Climber
Geoff being silly climbing rocks at the park
Goofy
Goofy
Geoff & Melissa smile!
Pose For A Picture
Pose For A Picture
Miles & Elijah
Pose For A Picture
Pose For A Picture
Trying to get the boys to pose on the couch
Are We Done Taking Pictures Yet?
Are We Done Taking Pictures Yet?
Tired of taking pictures
Sleepy
Sleepy
Miles sleeping in the car
Sleepy
Sleepy
Elijah sleeping in the car
Driving Home
Driving Home
Beautiful Colorado

Manitou Springs

Helping Pack
Helping Pack
Miles helps pack the suitcase
I Want In There Too
I Want In There Too
Elijah joins Miles in the suitcase
Manitou Ave
Manitou Ave
The main street in Manitou Springs
Manitou Ave
Manitou Ave
Main street in Manitou Springs
Stairs
Stairs
A neat staircase I saw and liked
Manitou Springs Library
Manitou Springs Library
I liked the park in front of the library
Barker House
Barker House
Historical building
Fountain Creek
Fountain Creek
Runs through Manitou Springs
Tree Dweller
Tree Dweller
Elijah in the tree
Slide
Slide
Elijah on the big slide
Park
Park
Elijah playing at the park near our motel
My Boys
My Boys
Geoff and the boys outside Spice Of Life (great coffee/breakfast place)
Manitou Ave
Manitou Ave

Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak

Garden Of The Gods
Garden Of The Gods

Running In Garden Of The Gods
Running In Garden Of The Gods
Melissa goes for a run
Garden Of The Gods
Garden Of The Gods

Garden Of The Gods
Garden Of The Gods

Garden Of The Gods
Garden Of The Gods

On A Run
On A Run
Running with Daddy in Garden Of The Gods
End Of The Run
End Of The Run
Garden Of The Gods
Garden Of The Gods
Garden Of The Gods

We Want To Climb The Rocks
We Want To Climb The Rocks
Elijah & Miles consider how to climb the rocks
Playing Around
Playing Around
Garden Of The Gods
Finished Running
Finished Running
Posing for a picture near Balancing Rock, Garden Of The Gods
Family Picture
Family Picture
Garden Of The Gods

Krolik Visit

Buddies
Buddies
Miles & Abbie
Playing With Amber
Playing With Amber
Elijah plays ball with Amber
Buddies
Buddies
Miles & Lexi
Buddies
Buddies
Miles, Lexi & Elijah
Fetch!
Fetch!
Elijah & Amber play ball
Love My Llama
Love My Llama
Lexi, Alyssa, Abbie, & Bob the Llama (at DMNS)
Love My Llama
Love My Llama
Lexi, Alyssa, Abbie & Bob the Llama (at DMNS)
Rooftop
Rooftop
Alec, Lexi, Abbie, Alyssa & Melissa, rooftop of DMNS
Incognito
Incognito
Amy arrives, and stays incognito
Baby Shower Prep
Baby Shower Prep
Ashley & Alyssa prep food for the shower
Bubble Gum Babies
Bubble Gum Babies

Bubble Gum Babies
Bubble Gum Babies
All the entries, waiting for Ali to pick a winner
Winning Baby
Winning Baby
Amy's watermelon baby wins
Smile
Smile
Miles & Abbie
Sisters
Sisters
Lexi & Melissa
Goofing Around
Goofing Around
Alyssa, Amy, & Melissa
Goofing Around
Goofing Around
Amy & Melissa being goofy
Goofing Around
Goofing Around
Alyssa, Amy, Lexi, & Cindy
Goofing Around
Goofing Around
Alyssa, Amy, Lexi, Melissa, Cindy
Goofing Around
Goofing Around
Alyssa, Amy, Lexi, & Melissa
Girls
Girls
(back row) Ali, Alyssa, Lexi, Cindy (front row) Ashley, Abbie, Amy, Melissa
Krolik Daughters
Krolik Daughters
Ali, Alyssa, Lexi, Ashley, Abbie, Amy
Krolik Daughters
Krolik Daughters
Ali, Alyssa, Lexi, Ashley, Abbie, Amy
Watching Golf
Watching Golf
Miles & Kevin
Krolik Kids
Krolik Kids

Krolik Clan
Krolik Clan
Cindy, Jake & all the kids
Kroliks & Gustafsons
Kroliks & Gustafsons
Kevin & Ali with all of Ali's family
Goofy Picture
Goofy Picture
Kroliks being their silly selves
Wash Park
Wash Park
Elijah, Ali, Miles & Amy

Easter 2008

Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Elijah looks for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Elijah looks for eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Mommy helps Miles find eggs
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Found one!
Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt
Miles plays with the eggs
Eggs
Eggs
Mmm, plastic egg
Watching Curious George
Watching Curious George
Egg hunt is over, time for cartoons
Chocolate Bunny
Chocolate Bunny
Miles checks out his chocolate bunny
Easter Basket
Easter Basket
Miles puts eggs in his basket
Easter Basket
Easter Basket
Miles puts eggs in his basket
Easter Basket
Easter Basket
Elijah poses with his basket
Easter Boy
Easter Boy
Elijah beside his Easter basket
Lilies
Lilies
Easter lilies
Deocrating Eggs
Deocrating Eggs
Ali & Geoff figure out the directions
Coloring Eggs
Coloring Eggs
Ali, Elijah, Jacob & Leslie decorate eggs
Storytime
Storytime
Jacob reads to Elijah
New Friends
New Friends
Leslie & Miles are enchanted by each other
Easter Dinner
Easter Dinner
Elijah getting ready for dinner
Easter Dinner
Easter Dinner
Miles, Doug & Geoff
Easter Dinner
Easter Dinner
Mommy & Miles
Easter Dinner
Easter Dinner
Kevin, Jacob, & Leslie
Buddies
Buddies
Ali & Elijah

The Boys' Birthdays

Helping Daddy
Helping Daddy
Miles helps Daddy put together his walker.
Miles' Walker
Miles' Walker
Daddy puts together Miles' toy.
Reflective
Reflective
Miles thinking about something.
Mmm, toy
Mmm, toy

Walking
Walking
Miles gets his own walker/car
Presents
Presents
Miles checks out his presents, Elijah watches.
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy

Presents
Presents
Opening presents.
Presents
Presents
Miles' first crayons (from Elijah)
Presents
Presents
Dump truck toy (from Auntie Meg & Uncle Mike)
Waaaaa!
Waaaaa!
Miles Doesn't Get His Way
Coloring
Coloring
Miles tries out his crayon.
Tasty
Tasty
Miles eats his crayon.
Birthday Clothes
Birthday Clothes
From Auntie Dawn & Uncle Colin
Monkey Slippers
Monkey Slippers
Miles is frustrated he can't get his new slippers off (from Cousin Kelly).
Incredibles Cake
Incredibles Cake
Elijah requested this cake.
Mr. Incredible & Dash
Mr. Incredible & Dash
Toy on top of cake.
Waiting For Cake
Waiting For Cake
Miles, Elijah & Caley
Waiting For Cake
Waiting For Cake
Elijah & Caley
Happy Birthday Miles & Elijah!
Happy Birthday Miles & Elijah!

Blow Out The Candles
Blow Out The Candles
Elijah blew out the candles for both of them.
Cake!
Cake!
Yummy!
Miles Loves Cake
Miles Loves Cake
Eating cake.
Yummy Cake
Yummy Cake

Stop Taking My Picture!
Stop Taking My Picture!

Mmm, Cake
Mmm, Cake

Mmm, Cake
Mmm, Cake

Caley
Caley
Caley poses for the camera.
Stop Taking My Picture!
Stop Taking My Picture!
I'm trying to eat my cake Mom!
Elijah Loves Cake Too
Elijah Loves Cake Too

Mmm, Cake
Mmm, Cake
Elijah's eating cake
Mmm, Cake
Mmm, Cake

Being Goofy
Being Goofy
Elijah & Caley fight with their forks.
Being Goofy
Being Goofy
Fork fight!
Almost Done
Almost Done

Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy

Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Elijah's gift from Caley, Amy & Shaun
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Car from Caley, Amy & Shaun
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Miles toy from Caley, Amy & Shaun
Balloon Fight
Balloon Fight
Caley chases Elijah
Balloon Fight
Balloon Fight
Elijah & Caley do battle with balloons
Balloon Fight
Balloon Fight

Balloon Fight
Balloon Fight

Opening Presents
Opening Presents
From Kevin & Ali
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Thomas!
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Thomas movies & trains from Kevin & Ali
Miles & Amy
Miles & Amy

My Boys
My Boys
Elijah & Miles in their shirts from Stephanie & Auntie Athena
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Elijah with his presents
Reading His Card
Reading His Card
Musical Thomas card from Mommy & Daddy
Backpack!
Backpack!
Elijah's new Diego backpack
Backpack
Backpack
Looking inside to see what may be hiding.
Elephant & Piggie Book!
Elephant & Piggie Book!
Elijah's favorite author, Mo Willems
Monster Shirt
Monster Shirt
Elijah is excited about his monster shirt
Dinosaur
Dinosaur
Elijah examines his dinosaur
Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
A bucketful of dinosaurs from Miles (just like Harry)
Bucket Full Of Dinosaurs
Bucket Full Of Dinosaurs
From Miles
Help Open My Presents
Help Open My Presents
Daddy helps Elijah
Video Game
Video Game
Sesame Street video game from Ryan, Dylan, Uncle Colin & Auntie Dawn
Help Open My Presents
Help Open My Presents
Daddy helps Elijah
Dinosaur Art Set
Dinosaur Art Set
From Ryan, Dylan, Uncle Colin & Auntie Dawn
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Movies & a book from cousin Kelly
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Movies from Nana & Grampy
Backyardigans Movie
Backyardigans Movie
From Nana & Grampy
Mommy Says, Show Me The Movie
Mommy Says, Show Me The Movie
So Elijah rushes the camera
Globe Toy
Globe Toy
From Auntie Meghan & Uncle Mike
Stickers
Stickers
Elijah covers his jammies in stickers he got from Miles

Washington, D.C.

Wimsey!
Wimsey!
Cutie kitty. Very playful.
White House
White House
My first view of the White House, from a distance
Where Are We?
Where Are We?
The sign from MASH. Moved temporarily from the American history Museum (being renovated) to the Air & Space Museum.
Wright Brothers
Wright Brothers
Me in front of the Wright Brothers Plane, Air & Space Museum
Canoes
Canoes
View from the 2nd floor of the Native American Museum. We had lunch here.
Native American Museum
Native American Museum
Kelly in front of the building.
Kelly
Kelly

The Capitol
The Capitol
My first view of the Capitol.
The Capitol
The Capitol
View from The Mall.
House I
House I
My favorite sculpture in the Sculpture Garden. Called House I, by Roy Lichtenstein.
Elephant
Elephant
View of the lobby of the Natural History Museum. The elephant even growls.
Hope Diamond
Hope Diamond
Look how gorgeous it is!
Hope Diamond
Hope Diamond
I want this. Badly! Curse be damned!
Blue Heart Diamond Ring
Blue Heart Diamond Ring
The ring I want. :)
Washington Monument
Washington Monument
First view of the Washington Monument, from The Mall.
The Smithsonian Castle
The Smithsonian Castle
Me, in front of the information center for the Smithsonian Institute. Contains the crypt of James Smithson.
The Capitol
The Capitol
A group of guys decided to play some football.
Smithsonian Castle
Smithsonian Castle
Inside the castle.
Scuba Mask
Scuba Mask
This totally reminded me of the Mask of Vulcan. :)
Portrait Gallery
Portrait Gallery

Bathrooms at Portrait Gallery
Bathrooms at Portrait Gallery
Stephen Colbert has his portrait in the bathroom hallway, above the water fountains.
Stephen Colbert Portrait
Stephen Colbert Portrait
Me, and the portrait.
Clyde's
Clyde's
Rachael Ray went to Clyde's (not this location) on $40 a day. The food was excellent, the service was awful.
Dinner at Clydes
Dinner at Clydes
Caesar salad, mozzarella wrapped in prosciutto, and a bowl of mussels.
Creme Brule
Creme Brule
Yummy dessert.
My First Creme Brule
My First Creme Brule
Will I like it? Yes I will!
The Watergate Hotel
The Watergate Hotel
I had to get a picture, I love All The President's Men.
The White House
The White House

The White House
The White House

The White House
The White House
As close as I could get.
The White House
The White House
Right by the entrance for Secret Service. We saw some going to work.
General Sherman Statue
General Sherman Statue
Civil War statue near the White House, dedicated by T. Roosevelt.
Gingerbread White House
Gingerbread White House
On display in the White House Info Center.
National Cathedral
National Cathedral
The big church in D.C. Reagan's funeral was here.
Best Buds
Best Buds
Kelly & I enjoying our dessert at Kramerbooks & Afterwords.
Vietnam Memorial
Vietnam Memorial
The wall has 58,000 names of soldiers who died. It made me really sad to see it.
Vietnam Memorial
Vietnam Memorial

American Flag
American Flag
At the Vietnam Memorial
American Flag
American Flag
At the Vietnam Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial

Washington Monument
Washington Monument
View from the Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial

Plaque
Plaque
At the Lincoln Memorial
Where's Abe?
Where's Abe?
He's inside.
Abe Lincoln
Abe Lincoln
He's big, he's 19' tall.
Abe Lincoln
Abe Lincoln
"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined
Me & Abe
Me & Abe

Gettysburg Address
Gettysburg Address

Eagle
Eagle
I really liked this eagle, inside the Lincoln Memorial.
Washington Monument
Washington Monument
View from the Lincoln Memorial steps.
Rock Creek Parkway
Rock Creek Parkway
I just liked the statues with the Potomac in the background.
Potomac River
Potomac River
View from Lincoln Memorial.
Melissa In D.C.
Melissa In D.C.
Me, at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument in the background.
I Have A Dream
I Have A Dream
The spot on the Lincoln Memorial steps where Martin Luther King Jr gave his speech.
Smile!
Smile!
In the tree groves, along side the reflecting pool.
WWII Memorial
WWII Memorial
Pacific Arch, the pillars have the names of the states, as well as some territories.
WWII Memorial
WWII Memorial
Atlantic arch, hidden behind the trees.
WWII Memorial
WWII Memorial

WWII Memorial
WWII Memorial

WWII Memorial
WWII Memorial

American Flag
American Flag
At the WWII Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
This was as close as I got to it.
Washington Monument
Washington Monument
I loved that you can pretty much see it from everywhere. If I had more time, I would have taken the elevator up.
Metro Gal
Metro Gal
Getting ready to ride the Metro.

Holidays 2007

Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
Armstrong Christmas card
Miles
Miles

Elijah
Elijah

My Boys
My Boys
Elijah (2.5) & Miles (9 months)
My Boys
My Boys

My Boys
My Boys

Let's Make Cookies
Let's Make Cookies
Elijah's star cookies
Baking cookies
Baking cookies
Elijah's star cookies
Turkey Trot
Turkey Trot
Before the race. It's very cold. (Thanksgiving Day)
Turkery Trotter
Turkery Trotter
I'm barely smiling because I'm cold. (Thanksgiving Day)
Turkey Trot
Turkey Trot
Before Mile 3, I can still smile. (Thanksgiving Day)
Mommy's fan
Mommy's fan
Cheering on Mommy at the race. (Thanksgiving Day)
Mommy's fan
Mommy's fan
Cheering on Mommy at the race. (Thanksgiving Day)
The guys at the race
The guys at the race
Miles, Kevin, Elijah & Geoff. (Thanksgiving Day)
Proud of Mommy
Proud of Mommy
After the race. (Thanksgiving Day)
Family pic
Family pic
After the race. (Thanksgiving Day)
Story Time
Story Time
Cindy & Elijah reading the bible. (Thanksgiving Day)
Story Time
Story Time
Cindy & Elijah reading the bible. (Thanksgiving Day)
Miles' First Thanksgiving
Miles' First Thanksgiving
Extreme Close-up! (Thanksgiving Day)
The Big Feast
The Big Feast
Geoff shows Kevin how to make awesome gravy. (Thanksgiving Day)
The Big Feast
The Big Feast
Geoff shows Kevin how to make awesome gravy. (Thanksgiving Day)
The Bird
The Bird
(Thanksgiving Day)
The Bird
The Bird
(Thanksgiving Day)
The Bird
The Bird
(Thanksgiving Day)
Carve It Up!
Carve It Up!
(Thanksgiving Day)
Yumm-o
Yumm-o
Elijah loves his dinner. (Thanksgiving Day)
Geoff's Plate
Geoff's Plate
(Thanksgiving Day)
Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Dinner
(Thanksgiving Day)
The Food
The Food
(Thanksgiving Day)
Food Coma
Food Coma
Ali needs a nap! (Thanksgiving Day)
Checking Out The Christmas Light
Checking Out The Christmas Light
(Thanksgiving Day)
Story Time
Story Time
Elijah reads to Kevin, and Miles pulls his hair. (Thanksgiving Day)
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Elijah makes a gingerbread house
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Ali & Elijah
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Not up to code
Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Elijah is ready to eat it
Little Miles Claus
Little Miles Claus

Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
Elijah & Miles
Decorate The Tree
Decorate The Tree
Elijah puts on ornaments
Decorate The Tree
Decorate The Tree
Smile!
Little Elijah Claus
Little Elijah Claus

Decorate The Tree
Decorate The Tree
Taking a break to smile for the camera
The Tree
The Tree

Lights!
Lights!
Our new LED lights
Cuddle Monsters
Cuddle Monsters
Daddy & Miles
Mary Elijah
Mary Elijah
Elijah wanted a "hat" like Mary
Smile
Smile

Fishmas Eve Dinner
Fishmas Eve Dinner
Elijah discovers he likes mussels
Fishmas Eve Dinner
Fishmas Eve Dinner
Elijah discovers he likes mussels
Fishmas Eve Dinner
Fishmas Eve Dinner
Elijah discovers he likes mussels
Cookie Stealer
Cookie Stealer
Miles stole a ginger cookie
Mmm, cookie
Mmm, cookie

Loves His Nana
Loves His Nana
Miles & Nana
Getting Ready To Pose
Getting Ready To Pose
Trying to get organized for a group picture
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve 2007
Listen To The Carols
Listen To The Carols
Honey Cat & Grampy
Miles Listens To The Carols
Miles Listens To The Carols

Christmas Carols
Christmas Carols
Daddy plays carols on the violin
Dancing
Dancing
Dancing to the violin music
Santas
Santas
Grampy & Elijah
Christmas Morning
Christmas Morning
Excited about presents
Opening Presents
Opening Presents

Opening Presents
Opening Presents

Miles' New Toque
Miles' New Toque
Miles shows off his new toque and t-shirt
Opening Presents
Opening Presents

Oooh, New Toy!
Oooh, New Toy!
Miles' present from Daddy
New Clothes
New Clothes
Clothes from Mommy
Train Engineers
Train Engineers
Grampy & Elijah set up the Thomas train set
Elijah, The Train Engineer
Elijah, The Train Engineer
Playing with his train set
Elijah, The Train Engineer
Elijah, The Train Engineer
Elijah plays with his Thomas train set (from Santa)
Let It Snow
Let It Snow
Melissa shovels 8 inches of snow!
Christmas Sweater
Christmas Sweater
Miles in his Christmas sweater (from Nana)
Christmas Sweater
Christmas Sweater
Check out Miles' beefy shoulders!
Wii!
Wii!
Elijah plays with the Wii
Grampy Boxes
Grampy Boxes
Grampy plays Wii boxing
Grampy Boxes
Grampy Boxes
Grampy plays Wii boxing
Don't Mess With Grampy!
Don't Mess With Grampy!
Grampy plays Wii boxing
Don't Mess With Grampy!
Don't Mess With Grampy!
Grampy plays Wii boxing
Christmas Day
Christmas Day
Christmas Day 2007 (Miles went to bed early)
Snow Shovellers
Snow Shovellers
Grampy & Elijah
Snow Shovellers
Snow Shovellers
Grampy & Elijah
Grandsons
Grandsons
Nana & Grampy with Miles & Elijah

Visiting Colorado

Nanas & Great Grandmas
Nanas & Great Grandmas
Nana, Miles, Elijah & Great Grandma
Four Generations
Four Generations
Nana, Miles, Geoff, Elijah, & Great Grandma Joyce
Smile!
Smile!
Elijah, Great Grandma & Miles
Smile!
Smile!
Elijah, Great Grandma & Miles
Cuddling
Cuddling
Elijah, Great Grandma & Miles
Cuddling
Cuddling
Great Grandma Joyce & Miles
Nana Time!
Nana Time!
Nana & Miles
Great Grandma!
Great Grandma!
Miles & his Great Grandma Joyce
Group Shot
Group Shot
Melissa, Elijah, Cindy, Miles, & Geoff
Hanging With Aunt Cindy
Hanging With Aunt Cindy
Cindy, Miles & Elijah
Cuddling
Cuddling
Miles & Kevin
Buddies
Buddies
Miles & Ali
Making Friends
Making Friends
Miles & Ali
Making Friends
Making Friends
Kevin, Miles, Ali & Elijah
Putting Jammies On
Putting Jammies On
Kevin tries to put Miles' jammies on
Putting Jammies On
Putting Jammies On
Kevin tries to put Miles' jammies on
Taking A Drive
Taking A Drive
Elijah drives Jen & Miles in the rental car.
Newest Godson
Newest Godson
Jen, Miles & Greg
Group shot
Group shot

Godfather & Godson
Godfather & Godson
Greg & Miles
Godfather & Godson
Godfather & Godson
Greg & Miles
Godmom & Godson
Godmom & Godson
Miles & his godmom Jen
Godmom & Godson
Godmom & Godson
Miles & his godmom Jen
Mom
Mom
March 2007
Group Shot
Group Shot
Elijah, Me, Kelly & Miles
Cousins & Friends
Cousins & Friends
Me & Kelly
Kelly & Miles
Kelly & Miles

Second Cousins
Second Cousins
Kelly, Miles, & Elijah
Meeting Miles
Meeting Miles
Kelly & Miles
Grandmonkeys
Grandmonkeys

Male Armstrongs
Male Armstrongs
Geoff, Miles, Grampy & Elijah
Male Armstrongs
Male Armstrongs
Geoff, Miles, Grampy & Elijah
Best Buds
Best Buds
Elijah & Grampy
Best Buds
Best Buds
Elijah & Grampy
Nana, Miles & Grampy
Nana, Miles & Grampy

At The Park
At The Park
Elijah & Grampy playing
Grandson #2
Grandson #2
Nana & Miles
Nana &  Miles
Nana & Miles

Elijah & Gramma Carey
Elijah & Gramma Carey

Tickle Time
Tickle Time
Gramma Carey & Elijah
Gramma Carey & Elijah
Gramma Carey & Elijah

Gramma Carey & Miles
Gramma Carey & Miles
Holding grandson #4
Grampy & Miles
Grampy & Miles
Meeting for the first time
Group Photo
Group Photo
Me, Lisa & the boys
Group Photo
Group Photo
Me, Lisa & the boys
Best Friends
Best Friends
Me & Lisa
Auntie Lisa & Elijah
Auntie Lisa & Elijah
New friends
Auntie Lisa & Miles
Auntie Lisa & Miles
Talking to Laurel & Brooke on the phone

Playground

Swing Kid
Swing Kid
Miles in the swing
Checking Out The Swing
Checking Out The Swing
Miles in the swing
This Is Alright
This Is Alright
Miles in the swing
Whoa
Whoa
Miles in the swing
It's Almsot Fun
It's Almsot Fun
Miles in the swing
Swing Kid
Swing Kid
Miles in the swing
Swing Kid
Swing Kid
Miles in the swing
This Is How I Roll
This Is How I Roll
Miles in the swing
Swinging
Swinging
Miles in the swing
Whee!
Whee!
Elijah in the swing
Push Me Higher
Push Me Higher
Elijah in the swing
Climbing
Climbing
Kevin helps Elijah climb
The Big Slide
The Big Slide
Elijah goes down the big slide solo for the first time
Buddies
Buddies
Elijah & Kevin

Elijah's Summer 2007

Elijah Eating Cherries
Elijah Eating Cherries

Elijah Eating Cherries
Elijah Eating Cherries

Elijah Eating Cherries
Elijah Eating Cherries

Elijah Eating Cherries
Elijah Eating Cherries

Yummy Cherries
Yummy Cherries

Elijah Eating Cherries
Elijah Eating Cherries

Pool Time
Pool Time
Alligator pool
Fountain!
Fountain!
Alligator pool
Fountain!
Fountain!
Alligator pool
Splashing Around
Splashing Around
Alligator pool
Splashing Around
Splashing Around
Alligator pool
Cooling Off
Cooling Off
Alligator pool
New Jammies
New Jammies
Elijah shows off his new jammies
Nature Center
Nature Center
Elijah listens during the puppet show
Nature Center
Nature Center
We go on a hike
Smile
Smile
Elijah wants his picture taken
Monkey Bizness
Monkey Bizness
Elijah climbs in an obstacle course
Monkey Bizness
Monkey Bizness
Playing with Caley
Monkey Bizness
Monkey Bizness
Elijah climbs a ladder
Monkey Bizness
Monkey Bizness
Playing in the toddler section
Backyard
Backyard
Sitting at the patio table
Toast & Jam
Toast & Jam
Breakfast time
Shipment
Shipment
Thinking about mailing Elijah
Elijah's Sleeping Bag
Elijah's Sleeping Bag
Elijah tests his new sleeping bag
Elijah's Sleeping Bag
Elijah's Sleeping Bag
Zipped up tight
Backpack
Backpack
Elijah tries on his "pack pack"

Elijah's Gymnastics Class

Smile
Smile
Elijah's gymnastics class
Walk Like A Penguin
Walk Like A Penguin
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Roll Over
Roll Over
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Ta-Da!
Ta-Da!
Elijah's gymnastics class
Playing
Playing
Elijah's gymnastics class
Slide
Slide
Elijah's gymnastics class
Slide
Slide
Elijah's gymnastics class
Climbing
Climbing
Elijah's gymnastics class
Slide
Slide
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Roll Over
Roll Over
Elijah's gymnastics class
Slide
Slide
Elijah's gymnastics class
Crawl Under
Crawl Under
Elijah's gymnastics class
Smile
Smile
Elijah's gymnastics class
Having Fun
Having Fun
Elijah's gymnastics class
Slide
Slide
Elijah's gymnastics class
Slide
Slide
Elijah's gymnastics class
Having Fun
Having Fun
Elijah's gymnastics class
Sommersault
Sommersault
Elijah's gymnastics class
Jump
Jump
Elijah's gymnastics class
Jump
Jump
Elijah's gymnastics class
Climb
Climb
Elijah's gymnastics class
Jump
Jump
Elijah's gymnastics class
Jump
Jump
Elijah's gymnastics class
Jump
Jump
Elijah's gymnastics class
Jump
Jump
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Listen To The Teacher
Listen To The Teacher
Elijah's gymnastics class
Playing On The Bar
Playing On The Bar
Elijah's gymnastics class
Playing On The Bar
Playing On The Bar
Elijah's gymnastics class
Peek A Boo
Peek A Boo
Elijah's gymnastics class
Having Fun
Having Fun
Elijah's gymnastics class
Beam
Beam
Elijah's gymnastics class
Clap Clap Clap
Clap Clap Clap
Elijah's gymnastics class
Throw The Ball
Throw The Ball
Elijah's gymnastics class
Throw The Ball
Throw The Ball
Elijah's gymnastics class
Kick The Ball
Kick The Ball
Elijah's gymnastics class

Miles Iain Armstrong

Welcome To The World
Welcome To The World
Miles Iain Armstrong
It's Cold Out Here
It's Cold Out Here
Miles Iain Armstrong
Right Out Of Mommy's Tummy
Right Out Of Mommy's Tummy
Miles Iain Armstrong
Father & Son
Father & Son
Miles Iain Armstrong
Our New Son
Our New Son
Miles Iain Armstrong
Face of An Angel
Face of An Angel
Miles Iain Armstrong
Mommy & Her Sons
Mommy & Her Sons
Miles Iain Armstrong
Mother & Son
Mother & Son
Miles Iain Armstrong
Family Bonding
Family Bonding
Miles Iain Armstrong
Our New Son
Our New Son
Miles Iain Armstrong
Going Home Outfit
Going Home Outfit
Miles Iain Armstrong
Let's Go Home
Let's Go Home
Miles Iain Armstrong
Looking At You
Looking At You
Miles Iain Armstrong
Eyes Wide Open
Eyes Wide Open
Miles Iain Armstrong
Big Brother
Big Brother
Learning to hold Miles
Big Brother
Big Brother
Learning to hold Miles
Brothers Bonding
Brothers Bonding

First Outing
First Outing
A trip to Southlands
Big Brother
Big Brother
Miles is resting
My Boys
My Boys
Posing
Miles
Miles

Miles
Miles

Sleepy Boy
Sleepy Boy

Tummy Time
Tummy Time

Tummy Time
Tummy Time
Big blue eyes
2 Months Old
2 Months Old

Mommy & Miles
Mommy & Miles

Cool Dude
Cool Dude

Cool Dude
Cool Dude

Three Months Old
Three Months Old

Three Months Old
Three Months Old

Three Months Old
Three Months Old

Three Months Old
Three Months Old

Cutie Pie
Cutie Pie

Sweet Face
Sweet Face

Sleepy Boy
Sleepy Boy

Sleepy Boy
Sleepy Boy

Cuddling
Cuddling
Miles and my bear Geoffrey
Cuddling
Cuddling
Awww
First Feeding
First Feeding
Getting ready to try rice cereal
Lemme See
Lemme See
Rice cereal
I Don't Think So
I Don't Think So
He's not crazy about it
5 Months Old
5 Months Old
July 22
5 Months Old
5 Months Old

Tummy Time
Tummy Time

Big Eyes
Big Eyes
My blue eyed baby
Smiley Boy
Smiley Boy
Watching Elijah play in the pool

The Boys

Our Boys
Our Boys
Elijah & Miles
Our Boys
Our Boys
Elijah & Miles - March 2007
Brothers
Brothers
Miles & Elijah (3/21)
The Boys
The Boys

The Boys
The Boys

Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday
Miles & Elijah
Stroller Nap
Stroller Nap

Hanging Out
Hanging Out

Breckenridge, CO

Big Boys
Big Boys
Walking in Breckenridge
Breckeneridge
Breckeneridge

Self Portrait
Self Portrait
With Miles in the snugli
The High Plains
The High Plains
On the road
The High Plains
The High Plains
On the road
The Driver
The Driver
Geoff
Passenger
Passenger
Elijah
Passenger
Passenger
Melissa
Sleepy Passenger
Sleepy Passenger
Miles
The High Plains
The High Plains
View of the valley
Coney Island!
Coney Island!
This Coney Island hot dog stand is in the middle of nowhere. Just last year moved from Conifer, and re-opened July 4.
Platte River
Platte River
Beside the parking lot.
Geoff Is Hungry
Geoff Is Hungry
Yes, it looks weird. He already told me I was supposed to get more of the hot dog in the picture.
Elijah & The Hot Dog
Elijah & The Hot Dog
Elijah loved the hot dog.
The Menu
The Menu

Inside The Dog
Inside The Dog
It's very small inside.

Laguna Beach Trip

Wedding Location
Wedding Location
UCI University Club Irvine, CA
Wedding Location
Wedding Location
UCI University Club Irvine, CA
Cindy
Cindy
Mother of the Bride
Cindy
Cindy
Alec escorts his mom
Here Comes The Groom
Here Comes The Groom
Brody
Abby
Abby
Jr Bridesmaid
Alison
Alison
Sister (Krolik #1)
Alyssa
Alyssa
Sister (Krolik #5)
Ashley
Ashley
Sister (Krolik #2)
Hilary
Hilary
Amy's best friend and co-maid of honor
Lexi
Lexi
Sister (Krolik #4) & Maid of Honor
Bridesmaids
Bridesmaids

Here Comes The Bride
Here Comes The Bride
Amy and Jake
Isn't She Beautiful?
Isn't She Beautiful?
Amy and Jake
Amy & Brody
Amy & Brody
Their story
Amy & Brody
Amy & Brody

Bridesmaids
Bridesmaids

Amy & Brody's Wedding
Amy & Brody's Wedding

Wedding Vows
Wedding Vows

Unity Sand
Unity Sand

Unity Sand
Unity Sand

Communion
Communion

Amy & Brody's Wedding
Amy & Brody's Wedding

Beginning Their Lives Together
Beginning Their Lives Together

Kiss The Bride
Kiss The Bride

Mr. & Mrs. Hanson
Mr. & Mrs. Hanson

Father Of The Bride
Father Of The Bride
Reflecting
Let's Get Organized
Let's Get Organized
Getting ready for pictures
Let's Get Organized
Let's Get Organized
Getting ready for pictures
Family Picture
Family Picture
All the Kroliks (and hubbys)
Family Picture
Family Picture
All the Kroliks (and hubbys)
Hanson Couple
Hanson Couple
Brody, Amy & Pastor Frank
I'm So Happy!
I'm So Happy!
Brody & Amy
First Dance
First Dance
Beauty & The Beast
First Dance
First Dance

First Dance
First Dance

Poor Alec
Poor Alec
Alec was sick all day, he lasted as long as he could.
Jake's speech
Jake's speech
Giving away daughter #3
Lexi's speech
Lexi's speech
Lexi's funny speech
Mr & Mrs Brodyman
Mr & Mrs Brodyman
Amy & Brody
Wedding Cake
Wedding Cake

Wedding Topper
Wedding Topper
Batman & Belle
Sisters
Sisters
Lexi & Me
Sexy Sisters
Sexy Sisters
Lexi & Me
Meeting Miles
Meeting Miles
Ashley, Lexi & Miles
Colin & Dawn's Room
Colin & Dawn's Room
2nd Bedroom
View From 2nd Bedroom
View From 2nd Bedroom
Colin & Dawn's room
View From 2nd Bedroom
View From 2nd Bedroom
Colin & Dawn's room
Our Room
Our Room
1st Bedroom
View From 2nd Bedroom
View From 2nd Bedroom
Colin & Dawn's room
Our room
Our room
1st Bedroom
Living Room
Living Room

Living Room
Living Room

Elijah & Dylan's Room
Elijah & Dylan's Room
3rd Bedroom
Elijah & Dylan's Room
Elijah & Dylan's Room
Sitting by the window
Dining Room
Dining Room
Looking through to the kitchen
Our Cottage
Our Cottage
From driveway/garage
Our Cottage
Our Cottage
From deck
Deck
Deck
You could see the ocean from here. Eucalyptus trees everywhere.
Backyard Flower
Backyard Flower

Deck
Deck

Goko Cafe
Goko Cafe
Had breakfast here Sunday morning. Not too bad. On PCH, near Thalia.
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean

Elijah & The Ocean
Elijah & The Ocean
He loves the beach
Sandy Feet
Sandy Feet
Elijah's sandy feet
Elijah & The Beach
Elijah & The Beach

Elijah & The Beach
Elijah & The Beach

Elijah & The Beach
Elijah & The Beach

Auntie!
Auntie!
Auntie Dawn Meets Miles
Cousins
Cousins
Elijah & Dylan
Goofy Cousins
Goofy Cousins
Elijah & Dylan
Ryan!
Ryan!

Ryan
Ryan

Uncle!
Uncle!
Uncle Colin & Miles
Bonding
Bonding
Uncle Colin & Miles
Uncle
Uncle
Uncle Colin, Miles & Elijah
Playing In The Fountain
Playing In The Fountain
Elijah & Godmom Cate
Playing In The Fountain
Playing In The Fountain
Elijah & Godmom Cate
Godparents
Godparents
Elijah, Cate, Miles & Kaisara
Godparents
Godparents
Elijah, Cate, Miles & Kaisara
Newest Godson
Newest Godson
Miles & Cate
Newest Godson
Newest Godson
Miles & Cate
Love At First Sight
Love At First Sight
Miles & Cate
Cousins
Cousins
Dylan & Miles
Kiss The Ocean
Kiss The Ocean
Elijah loves the ocean
Playing In The Ocean
Playing In The Ocean
Elijah & Geoff
Playing In The Ocean
Playing In The Ocean
Getting his feet wet
Ryan Meets The Ocean
Ryan Meets The Ocean

Torrance Family
Torrance Family
Colin, Dawn, Dylan & Ryan
Torrance Family
Torrance Family
Torrance Family
Dawn Gets Wet!
Dawn Gets Wet!
Playing in the ocean
Sandy Feet
Sandy Feet
Miles' sandy feet
Miles On The Beach
Miles On The Beach
His shirt reads "Caution: Will Eat Sand"
Sisters
Sisters
Me & Dawn
Playing In The Ocean
Playing In The Ocean
Ryan, Colin & Dylan
Loving The Beach
Loving The Beach
Ryan & Colin
Woods Cove
Woods Cove
Laguna Beach, CA
Kelp!
Kelp!
Elijah plays with kelp
Elijah & the girls
Elijah & the girls
Elijah playing with Alyssa & her cousins
Buds
Buds
Abby & Miles
Bonding
Bonding
Miles & Cindy
Cousins
Cousins
Dylan & Miles
Cousins
Cousins
Elijah, Dylan & Miles
My Leaf
My Leaf
Elijah wanted me to take a picture of his leaf
Chasing Erik
Chasing Erik
Elijah chases Erik on a tricycle. At WCC
Milkshake
Milkshake
Elijah enjoys an In-N-Out chocolate milkshake
Auntie!
Auntie!
Ryan & I bonding
Beach Bum
Beach Bum
Colin loves the beach
Beach Babe
Beach Babe
Me & the ocean
Family Picture
Family Picture
Geoff, Miles, Me, & Elijah
Family Picture
Family Picture
Geoff, Miles, Me, & Elijah
Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach
Entrance to tide pools
Ryan At The Beach
Ryan At The Beach
What a cutie!
Torrance-Armstrong Family
Torrance-Armstrong Family
The whole group
Torrance-Armstrong Family
Torrance-Armstrong Family
All of us
Silly Shrub
Silly Shrub
This was down the road from us, it made us laugh
Crab Eaters
Crab Eaters
Elijah eats crab at Krolik Crab Fest. He seems to like it.
Bonding
Bonding
Alyssa & Miles
Sleepy Boys
Sleepy Boys
Dylan & Elijah

Fox Problem

Den Hole
Den Hole
This is the 2nd hole they made, by the front door.
Den Hole
Den Hole
This was the 1st den hole. Originally this was the rabbit's hole. See the dead rabbit?
Trench
Trench
Geoff digging the trench.
Dirt
Dirt

Trench
Trench

Trench
Trench
View from the porch
Trench
Trench

Trench
Trench
Putting the wire in.
Filling The Trench
Filling The Trench

Trench
Trench

Where's The Hole?
Where's The Hole?
Foxes attempt to re-dig the hole by the front door. They've moved the landscaping tarp out of the way.
Where's The Hole?
Where's The Hole?
Foxes attempt to re-dig the hole by the side of the porch.
What's This?
What's This?
Foxes meet the wire.

Elijah's 2nd Birthday

Birthday Cupcake
Birthday Cupcake
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Blow Out The Candles
Blow Out The Candles
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Candles Out
Candles Out
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Mmm, Cupcake
Mmm, Cupcake
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Yummy
Yummy
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Mmm, Cupcake
Mmm, Cupcake
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
I Like Chocolate
I Like Chocolate
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Caley
Caley
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Yummy
Yummy
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Mmm, Cupcake
Mmm, Cupcake
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Want Some Cupcake?
Want Some Cupcake?
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Yummy
Yummy
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
I Like Chocolate
I Like Chocolate
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
My First Remote Control Car
My First Remote Control Car
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Taking The Car For A Drive
Taking The Car For A Drive
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Opening Presents
Opening Presents
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
My Tricycle
My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Birthday Boy
Birthday Boy
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
My Tricycle
My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Trying Out My Tricycle
Trying Out My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Riding My Tricycle
Riding My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Riding My Tricycle
Riding My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Riding My Tricycle
Riding My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday
Riding My Tricycle
Riding My Tricycle
Elijah's 2nd Birthday

Ready For Baby

Elijah's Big Boy Room
Elijah's Big Boy Room
The big boy bed, with Very Hungry Caterpillar bedding, and one of his Godmother quilts.
Brother's Closet
Brother's Closet
Elijah poses in front of his brother's closet organizer.
Testing The Snugli
Testing The Snugli
Daddy & Elijah test out baby brother's new snugli.
Snugli
Snugli
Elijah sees how the snugli works with Geoffrey Bear
Snugli
Snugli
Elijah sees how the snugli works with Geoffrey Bear
Snugli
Snugli
Ready to be a big brother
Snugli
Snugli
Ready to be a big brother
Bassinet
Bassinet
Blanket & matching pillow was a gift from Athena, Andrew & Stephanie.

Becky & Erik's Wedding

Reception Decorations
Reception Decorations
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Church
Church
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Church Aisle
Church Aisle
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Stage
Stage
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Vows
Vows
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Mr. & Mrs. Erik Cramer
Mr. & Mrs. Erik Cramer
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
The Happy Couple
The Happy Couple
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Electric Slide
Electric Slide
Erik & Becky's Wedding 12/06
Me & Rachelle
Me & Rachelle

Lexi's visit

Elijah and Lexi
Elijah and Lexi

This Is Snow
This Is Snow
Lexi learns to shovel snow
Shoveling Snow
Shoveling Snow
Melissa, Elijah, & Lexi
Snow
Snow
Lexi thinks it's not so bad
Lexi Bakes A Cake
Lexi Bakes A Cake

Sous-Chef Elijah
Sous-Chef Elijah
Elijah watches Lexi bake
Frosting The Cake
Frosting The Cake

Happy Lexi
Happy Lexi
Lexi finishes icing the cake
30th Birthday Cake
30th Birthday Cake

Storytime
Storytime
Lexi reads to Elijah
More Shoveling
More Shoveling
Lexi is a pro now
Elijah likes Lexi
Elijah likes Lexi

Saying Goodbye
Saying Goodbye
Lexi, Melissa & Elijah
Bye Lexi!
Bye Lexi!

Best Buds
Best Buds
Elijah and Lexi

Blizzard 2006

Back Yard Day 1, 3:30pm
Back Yard Day 1, 3:30pm
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
Front Yard Day 1, 3:30pm
Front Yard Day 1, 3:30pm
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
Back Yard Day 2, 11am
Back Yard Day 2, 11am
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
Back Yard Day 2, 11am
Back Yard Day 2, 11am
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
Front Yard Day 2, 11am
Front Yard Day 2, 11am
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
Front Street Day 2, 11am
Front Street Day 2, 11am
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
Going Out To Shovel
Going Out To Shovel
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2, 11:45am)
The Driveway
The Driveway
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
The Driveway
The Driveway
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
The Middle Of The Street
The Middle Of The Street
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
Does It Ever End?
Does It Ever End?
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
The End In Sight
The End In Sight
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2, 1:30pm)
Elijah Checks Out The Snow
Elijah Checks Out The Snow
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
Elijah's Snow Day
Elijah's Snow Day
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
Elijah Loves Being In The Snow
Elijah Loves Being In The Snow
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
Elijah Vs. The Pile Of Snow
Elijah Vs. The Pile Of Snow
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 2)
Driveway (Day 3)
Driveway (Day 3)
Blizzard 2006, Colorado. Sunny all day!
Walking Around (Day 4)
Walking Around (Day 4)
Blizzard 2006, Colorado.
Our Front Street, Day 4
Our Front Street, Day 4
Blizzard 2006, Colorado.
Our Front Street, Day 5
Our Front Street, Day 5
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 5) Right after you enter our neighborhood.
Getting Out Of Our Neighborhood
Getting Out Of Our Neighborhood
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 5)
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 5)
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 5)
Snow Melt (Day 6)
Snow Melt (Day 6)
Blizzard 2006, Colorado. Looks like at least a foot of snow has melted.
Snow Melt (Day 6)
Snow Melt (Day 6)
We can finally see the patio step!
Snow Melt (Day 6)
Snow Melt (Day 6)
The backyard has lost the most snow.
Snow Melt (Day 8)
Snow Melt (Day 8)
Our front yard
Front Street (Day 8)
Front Street (Day 8)
Blizzard 2006, Colorado
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 8)
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
The Ruts At The Entrance/Exit
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 8)
Our Front Street
Our Front Street
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 8)
Our Front Street
Our Front Street
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 8)
Our Front Street
Our Front Street
Blizzard 2006, Colorado (Day 8)

Holidays 2006

Turkey Trot 2006
Turkey Trot 2006
Before the race
Turkey Trot 2006
Turkey Trot 2006
Washington Park, Mile 2
Armstrong Holiday Photo
Armstrong Holiday Photo
Christmas 2006
Holiday House
Holiday House
Our house all decked out.
Elijah & the Christmas Tree
Elijah & the Christmas Tree

Nativity
Nativity
Elijah checks out the nativity.
Silly Santa
Silly Santa

Silly Santa
Silly Santa

Silly Santa
Silly Santa

Silly Santa
Silly Santa

Silly Santa
Silly Santa

Elijah & Santa
Elijah & Santa
Southlands Santa
Elijah & Santa
Elijah & Santa
Southlands Santa
Mommy & Elijah
Mommy & Elijah
Denver Zoolights
Elijah Falls Down
Elijah Falls Down
Denver Zoolights
Daddy & Elijah
Daddy & Elijah
Denver Zoolights
Making Christmas Cookies
Making Christmas Cookies

Making Christmas Cookies
Making Christmas Cookies

Making Christmas Cookies
Making Christmas Cookies

Making Christmas Cookies
Making Christmas Cookies

Eating Fruitcake
Eating Fruitcake

Tasting The Icing
Tasting The Icing

Yummy Cookies
Yummy Cookies

Yummy Cookies
Yummy Cookies

Christmas Cookies
Christmas Cookies
Green, Yellow, & Blue. Elijah picked the colors
Advent Calendar Finished
Advent Calendar Finished
Elijah finishes the advent calendar.
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve

Bah Humbug!
Bah Humbug!
Honey Cat is not amused.
Christmas Pudding
Christmas Pudding
Elijah tried Nana's Christmas pudding.
Christmas Pudding
Christmas Pudding
He really likes the sauce.
Christmas Carols
Christmas Carols
Geoff plays carols for us.
Cookies For Santa
Cookies For Santa
Elijah drops the cookies for Santa, then sneezes on them. Priceless.
Waking Up Christmas Morning
Waking Up Christmas Morning
Elijah gets up to see his presents.
Christmas Breakfast
Christmas Breakfast
Daddy's homemade cinnamon buns.
Stocking Stuffers
Stocking Stuffers
Daddy helps Elijah open his stocking stuffers.
Stocking Stuffers
Stocking Stuffers
Opening his stocking stuffers.
Santa's Gift
Santa's Gift
Little People airplane.
Santa's Gift
Santa's Gift
Little People airplane.
Hungry Caterpiller Bedset
Hungry Caterpiller Bedset
Elijah admires his new pillowcase.
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah enjoys his gifts.
Opening Gifts
Opening Gifts
Elijah has a lot of gifts to go through.
Christmas Ham
Christmas Ham
Mmmm
Christmas Day
Christmas Day
Family picture

Family Pictures

Smiling
Smiling
A sunny January day
Godparents
Godparents
with Godparents Greg & Jen
Tubby Time
Tubby Time
Wearing his pj's into his tub
Cutie Pie
Cutie Pie
11 months old
Birthday Cake
Birthday Cake
Elijah loves his birthday cake
Go Oilers Go!
Go Oilers Go!
Chillin' in his Oiler shirt
Mmm, Manatee
Mmm, Manatee
Goofing with his stuffed manatee
Father & Son
Father & Son
Hanging out on the front lawn
Sleepy Time
Sleepy Time
Catching some zzz's
Big Brother
Big Brother
Wearing his "I'm Going To Be A Big Brother" t-shirt
Posing On The stairs
Posing On The stairs
Letting Mommy take some pictures
Getting Ready For A Run
Getting Ready For A Run
It's chilly outside
At Four Mile Park
At Four Mile Park
Daddy & Elijah
Pumpkin
Pumpkin
Checking out pumpkins
My Pumpkin
My Pumpkin
My Pumpkin, looking at pumpkins
Race For The Cure
Race For The Cure
Before the run
Race For The Cure
Race For The Cure
At the finish line
Father & Son
Father & Son
Playing In The "Aquarium"
The Kids
The Kids
Elijah & Honey Cat
The Kids
The Kids
Elijah & Honey Cat
The Kids
The Kids
Elijah & Honey Cat

Halloween 2006

My Halloween Costume
My Halloween Costume
I'm an army guy! Trick Or Treating at Southlands
Our Pumpkin
Our Pumpkin
I can totally lift this!
Our Pumpkin
Our Pumpkin
Okay maybe not
Helping Carve The Pumpkin
Helping Carve The Pumpkin

The Design
The Design

The Design
The Design

Finished Pumpkin
Finished Pumpkin
Here's where I made the first incision
Finished Pumpkin
Finished Pumpkin
It was easy
Two Pumpkinheads
Two Pumpkinheads

Two Pumpkinheads
Two Pumpkinheads

Spooky!
Spooky!

Halloween Night
Halloween Night
Army Guy, reporting for Candy Duty, Sir!

Schmidt Visit Pictures

Storytime
Storytime
Auntie Athena Reads A Story
I Am Not Canadian
I Am Not Canadian
Elijah In His Hockey Jersey
Playtime
Playtime

Close Up
Close Up
Stephanie
Playtime
Playtime

Playtime
Playtime

Playtime
Playtime

I Love My Spoon
I Love My Spoon

Mmm, Spoon
Mmm, Spoon

Fuddruckers
Fuddruckers

Mmm, Cookie
Mmm, Cookie
My Little Cookie Monster
Mmm, Cookie
Mmm, Cookie
Uncle Geoff Makes The Best Cookies
Cutie Pie
Cutie Pie
Stephanie In Her New Jammies
Best Buds
Best Buds
Auntie Melissa & Stephanie
Best Buds
Best Buds

Playtime
Playtime

Sharing Toys
Sharing Toys

Climbing The Stairs
Climbing The Stairs

Just Like Family
Just Like Family
The Armstrongs & The Schmidts (Minus Andrew) :(
With The Kids
With The Kids

Best Buds
Best Buds

Esera Visit

Godfather Bonding
Godfather Bonding
Kaisara & Elijah watching tv
In The Trunk
In The Trunk
Changing a diaper in the trunk
In The Trunk Too!
In The Trunk Too!
Silly Godfather!
Playing In Boulder
Playing In Boulder
Elijah and Cate playing on the rocks, Pearl Street
Playground
Playground
Playing at the park
Playground
Playground
Playing at the park
Playground
Playground
Playing at the park
I Love My Godparents
I Love My Godparents
Kaisara, Cate & Elijah
I Love My Godparents
I Love My Godparents
Kaisara, Cate & Elijah
No More Pictures!
No More Pictures!

Las Vegas Trip

Flappy Duck
Flappy Duck
new toy from Nana & Grampy
Gators
Gators
The Alligator Band at the Orleans
Gators
Gators
The Alligator Band at the Orleans
Mommy & Elijah
Mommy & Elijah
At the Forum Shops in Caesars
Mommy & Elijah
Mommy & Elijah
At the Forum Shops in Caesars
Pool Time
Pool Time
Cooling off in the pool
Pool Time
Pool Time
Smile
Fountain In Paris
Fountain In Paris
Mommy & Elijah
Nana Time
Nana Time
Elijah & Nana
Nana Time
Nana Time
Elijah & Nana (in a Paris cafe)
World's Largest Hawaiian Shirt
World's Largest Hawaiian Shirt
The boys in front of Hilo Hattie
Gondola Ride
Gondola Ride
Armstrong Family (& Angeline the gondolier)
Gondola Ride
Gondola Ride
Armstrong Family (& Angeline the gondolier)
Bellagio model
Bellagio model
Me in front of the miniature Bellagio
Diane
Diane
In the Bellagio conservatory
Elijah & Daddy
Elijah & Daddy
In front of Mt. Rushmore model

Balboa Park, San Diego

Mmm Apple
Mmm Apple
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family
Multi-talented
Multi-talented
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family
Big Smile
Big Smile
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family
Armstrongs Relaxing
Armstrongs Relaxing
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family
Big Boy
Big Boy
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family
Happy
Happy
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family
Melissa & Julia
Melissa & Julia
Picnic in Balboa Park with Grilli Family

California Vacation

Julia standing
Julia standing
Balboa Park 2006-06-03
Julia & Elijah
Julia & Elijah
Balboa Park 2006-06-03
Lily Pond
Lily Pond
In front of botanical building Balboa Park 2006-06-03
Lilypads
Lilypads
Balboa Park 2006-06-03
Armstrongs
Armstrongs
In front of Ficus Macrophylla(huge, really old tree). Balboa Park 2006-06-03
Anna, Julia, & Francesco
Anna, Julia, & Francesco
Balboa Park 2006-06-03
Fairy Godmother
Fairy Godmother
Cate & Elijah 2006-06-03
Goofy Guys
Goofy Guys
Greg & Geoff 2006-06-03
Marathon Mile 12.5
Marathon Mile 12.5
Almost halfway done 2006-06-04
Marathon Finish Line
Marathon Finish Line
Geoff finishes the marathon 2006-06-04
Star Of India
Star Of India
Daddy & Elijah 2006-06-04
San Diego Harbor
San Diego Harbor
Melissa in front of U.S.S. Midway 2006-06-04
Swing Time
Swing Time
At the park 2006-06-06
Goofing With Kroliks
Goofing With Kroliks
Elijah, Abbie & Alyssa 2006-06-06
Pensive Elijah
Pensive Elijah
Photo taken by Alec 2006-06-06
I Love In-N-Out
I Love In-N-Out
Making friends and having fun 2006-06-06
Meeting Pluto
Meeting Pluto
First trip to Disneyland 2006-06-07
Jungle Cruise
Jungle Cruise
Family picture 2006-06-07
Monsters Inc Ride
Monsters Inc Ride
In front of Boo's door 2006-06-07
California Adventure
California Adventure
Daddy & Elijah 2006-06-07
Family Picture At Disneyland
Family Picture At Disneyland
Celebrating Disney's 50th Anniversary 2006-06-07
Sweet Parking Spot
Sweet Parking Spot
We were the third car in the parking lot. We were able to just walk into the park. 2006-06-07
Godparents
Godparents
Greg, Jen, Cate, Kaisara & their godson. 2006-06-07
Go Anteaters
Go Anteaters
In front of anteater statue 2006-06-08
Mommy & Elijah
Mommy & Elijah
Laguna Beach 2006-06-09
Walking On The Beach
Walking On The Beach
Laguna Beach 2006-06-09
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Checking Out The Water 2006-06-09
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Water coming in 2006-06-09
The Ocean Is Cold
The Ocean Is Cold
Cold feet, the water was too chilly for Elijah's liking 2006-06-09
Walking On The Beach
Walking On The Beach
Laguna Beach 2006-06-09
Little Footprints
Little Footprints
Laguna Beach 2006-06-09
Walking On The Beach
Walking On The Beach
Laguna Beach 2006-06-09
Sandy Feet
Sandy Feet
Laguna Beach 2006-06-09
Kelly & Elijah
Kelly & Elijah
Second cousins 2006-06-10

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