Year three of my photo of the day collection.
Day 366/1096 - Happy New Year from Laurel and family! We made it to the end of another great year of memories and pictures. Looking forward to 2013.
Day 365/1095 - I'm so very proud of my big girl. She hardly skipped a beat moving from her scoot bike to a regular bike with no training wheels. Santa did a good job this year bringing the pink bike.
Day 364/1094 - Mommy had a chance for a rare afternoon out to go catch a movie. Daddy and his three little buddies took the opportunity for a trip to Coyote Point.
Day 363/1093 - Two brave little girls.
Day 362/1092 - Mommy and the big boy enjoy a swing together at a Napa's Fantastico park before heading back home.
Day 361/1091 - The family gathered for a belated Christmas dinner with Michael and Jay at their new house in Napa.
Day 360/1090 - Merry Christmas! Mommy and Malcolm took a little snuggle break while the big kids checked to see what Santa left in their stockings.
Day 359/1089 - Things 1, 2 and 3 enjoy a Christmas Eve story with Grandpa before heading home to bed.
Day 358/1088 - Malcolm and I are enjoying a little time in front of the fireplace while watching Joe's Christmas train go around the tree.
Day 357/1087 - The ballerinas had their end of class performance today. It's so much fun to watch how they've all progressed.
Day 356/1086 - Someone may have gotten a little carried away with the steak au poivre. It's a good thing the directions tell you to set the meat aside before lighting off the fireworks.
Day 355/1085 - The best part of visiting big brother at school is a chance to play at the big kid park.
Day 354/1084 - The Tigers made holiday cards to send to the local senior center at or meeting today. They even learned to sew buttons on their snowmen with needle and thread.
Day 353/1083 - First draft of the pinewood derby car.
Day 352/1082 - Exploding Christmas tree!
Day 351/1081 - Coming soon to a mail box near you. Merry Christmas from the Alger family!
Day 350/1080 - A little morning construction work in the living room.
Day 349/1079 - The elves are helping with the lights.
Day 348/1078 - The only thing that could make a toy drive better for the holidays is to add snow and fire trucks.
Day 347/1077 - Someone is having a little play time with Elmo before bed.
Day 346/1076 - My nutcracker collection has doubled. Thanks, Mom for this very appropriate addition.
Day 345/1075 - Goodnight Christmas tree.
Day 344/1074 - My two helpers enjoying their newly decorated tree.
Day 343/1073 - Going for a swing at the CPNS winter celebration.
Day 342/1072 - This little girl loves to hang out a school.
Day 341/1071 - Time to play some legos.
Day 340/1070 - Welcome to the world baby Luca!
Day 339/1069 - The only good part about working late is seeing the welcoming committee when I get home.
Day 338/1068 - The princess doctors are in.
Day 337/1067 - Who needs rain boots?
Day 336/1066 - Happy date night at the CPNS Grape and Grain auction night.
Day 335/1065 - Laurel and I had a great day playing in the rain at school today. There's nothing like a great big puddle to play in.
Day 334/1064 - Taking a break in the rain to play outside and explore a little mud.
Day 333/1063 - The little guy must have been pretty tired to fall asleep outside of his woombie.
Day 332/1062 - My night at the Little Hands creativity workshop resulted in a super hero cape for Malcolm, a Skippyon Jones puzzle and finger puppet dragons for each of the kids.
Day 331/1061 - The house is all lit up and and ready for the holidays.
Day 330/1060 - It's time for more persimmons at the farmer's market. The kids would have been impressed by the tree at my grandparent's house. They can eat these all day long.
Day 329/1059 - My pretty girl is showing off her face paint at Alana and Miranda's birthday party.
Day 328/1058 - Bid kids like to be wrapped too. I'm not sure how she does it.
Day 327/1057 - This guy is about the same size as the bird Grandma roasted for dinner.
Day 326/1056 - I've been told that if I'm expecting cherry pie at Thanksgiving, I better bring one.
Day 325/1055 - The Tigers got to turn one one lucky parent volunteer into a turkey.
Day 324/1054 - Malcolm is trying out the new dragon wrap and the big sister just had to jump in as well.
Day 323/1053 - Out for a bike ride with my big sister!
Day 322/1052 - Check it out, there's water coming out of here!
Day 321/1051 - I found this at Laurel's school today. There have been pumpkins around for the kids to play with after Halloween. I guess someone decided it was time to make pumpkin pie.
Day 320/1050 - Corey's homework this week was to disguise a turkey to make it through Thanksgiving. Who would be crazy enough to mess with a ninja turkey?
Day 319/1049 - Corey and I had our first night of Cub Scouts. It looks like he had a good time.
Day 318/1048 - Goodbye beard. My chin is cold now.
Day 317/1047 - We have three new guppies in the fish family. Welcome to the tank!
Day 316/1046 - We're celebrating our third annual Friends Thanksgiving and Laurel is enjoying her very own turkey leg. She did quite a number on it.
Day 315/1045 - One last shot on goal to wrap up the soccer season. Good game Cobras!
Day 314/1044 - My happy girl is up in a tree and having a great time at school.
Day 313/1043 - It's fondue night for the kids. Any excuse to dip things in melted butter.
Day 312/1042 - Someone decided he wanted to sleep on the couch.
Day 311/1041 - Mommy is taking Malcolm along for his first time voting.
Day 310/1040 - Mommy is getting a little help blowing out the candle on her birthday pie.
Day 309/1039 - Happy Birthday, Mommy! We love you!
Day 308/1038 - Corey came and helped me get some practice shots in before Courtney and I shoot the class photos next week.
Day 307/1037 - Celebrating Nicole's birthday and a chance to actually go on a date with some delicious slices of meat.
Day 305/1035 - Ready to Trick or Treat!
Day 304/1034 - Getting ready for some Halloween fun! Let's gut some pumpkins!
Day 303/1033 - The knights come forth from the castle to do battle with the evil dragon and save Corey's dinner.
Day 302/1032 - Let's play ball!
Day 301/1031 - Happy Halloween from Harry and Hermione. Hedwig was too busy taking a nap in his favorite perch on Mommy's back.
Day 300/1030 - Princess Hermione is happy to have Grandpa home from his trip. She'll light up her book to make it easier to read.
Day 299/1029 - Hedwig is here delivering the mail.
Day 298/1028 - Tomorrow night I'll be starting a new group of Tiger Cubs on their first steps of Cub Scouting. Corey is excited to be starting and I look forward to watching these boys grow through the program.
Day 297/1027 - Swimming night!
Day 296/1026 - The first good rain of the season is the perfect opportunity to teach your little brother about splashing in puddles.
Day 295/1025 - One last day at Great America for the season. Time for a little pre Halloween trick or treating with with Snoopy and the gang.
Day 294/1024 - A little dirt and a little paint and a fun day at the park make for one happy boy.
Day 293/1023 - Laurel and her BFF, Celeste took a field trip to the school pumpkin patch.
Day 292/1022 - Let's bring our blocks outside and watch the sun go down.
Day 291/1021 - The next carpentry class project is ready for take-off!
Day 290/1020 - This little guy loves to explore and play in the back yard. If the big kids can do it, he can too!
Day 289/1019 - The kids love Monday night dinners with Rachel. It always means they'll have an extra special bed time book or two.
Day 288/1018 - Corey had a blast checking out the instrument petting zoo at the 10th annual save the music festival. I can't imagine what our schools would be like without a music program.
Day 287/1017 - Getting into the fray of the game.
Day 286/1016 - Running around the indoor obstacle course on a wet day at school.
Day 285/1015 - Hey where'd she go? Princess Hermione is hiding in her new invisibility cloak.
Day 284/1014 - Playing with light at the end of a long day.
Day 283/1013 - Happy International Baby Wearing Week. A fellow baby wearer made these dolls for the kids in the kids in the local baby wearing group to celebrate the week.
Day 282/1012 - Corey was very excited to pick up his new Tiger Cub uniform. I got out my old Scout boxes to show the kids how things have changed since I was a Tiger Cub.
Day 281/1011 - We had a fun day running around Gilroy Gardens with friends for a last chance to play in the park before the end of the season.
Day 280/1010 - Grandma and Malcolm check out the animal poster and practice all the sounds.
Day 279/1009 - Even at school, some art projects just have to happen outside.
Day 278/1008 - How to make a big guy not look so big: Put him next to a giant bear!
Day 277/1007 - Corey finished his super top in carpentry class. Pull the string and it goes and goes.
Day 276/1006 - It's Mommy, Daughter pedi day.
Day 275/1005 - Team Orange strikes again. One of these days we'll manage to hold them back.
Day 274/1004 - End of summer run to the farmers market.
Day 273/1003 - My two beautiful girls hanging out at the park.
Day 272/1002 - Daddy and Daughter together at school.
Day 271/1001 - Super Y and Rapunzel take quick break from slaying monsters around the living room.
Day 270/1000 - Corey is really enjoying his carpentry class. I'm looking forward to seeing him bring home some of the projects he's been working on.
Day 269/999 - Tonight I came home to find a little giraffe running around the house saying Dadadadadada.
Day 268/998 - Night for a self portrait.
Day 267/997 - We had a great weekend celebrating Malcolm's first birthday. Thanks to everyone for helping us celebrate!
Day 266/996 - Celebrating Malcolm's first birthday at Coyote Point Museum! What a big boy he is now.
Day 265/995 - Getting ready for another day of fun and play at CPNS.
Day 264/994 - 52 Weeks! This weekend, we're going to party!
Day 263/993 - Arts and crafts theme is continuing with a new party hat made special for the one year old!
Day 262/992 - Nicole has been up to some pretty amazing handy work to get ready for Malcolm's first birthday party. I wonder if I get a party favor too.
Day 261/991 - You have the love the rediscovery of a toy after months of disuse. This structure is large, balanced, solid and well thought out compared to ones he used to make not too long ago. I hope the baby doesn't knock it over.
Day 260/990 - The big kids rode their bikes down to the Pulgas Water Temple while I chased behind them with Malcolm in the jogging stroller. They're faster than I am.
Day 259/989 - Thanks for inviting me to the company picnic Grandpa. This rib was delicious!
Day 258/988 - Look who's so happy to be hanging out back at school.
Day 257/987 - Let's go for a walk!
Day 256/986 - When I grow up, I want to be Snow White or an astronaut!
Day 255/985 - The kids are making huge strides with their new teacher at swim school. Laurel is now putting her face down in the water and kicking across the pool with confidence.
Day 254/984 - Nicole and I got a matched set of these watches on our honeymoon over eight years ago. To this day mine still won't go longer than 24 hours, no matter how much I try to cram into a day.
Day 253/983 - Laurel invented a new game today called bike soccer. She can do a pretty good job dribbling the ball while scooting along on her bike.
Day 252/982 - First game of the season for the Golden Cobras. They played a great game and all had a blast.
Day 251/981 - Giving big brother a little help.
Day 250/980 - I can get the numbers ready for you, Mommy. Look how old I almost am!
Day 249/979 - The family all went out on the roof to enjoy the evening sunset. An early summer shower left us with a rainbow and a sky on fire.
Day 248/978 - Corey won the grand prize drawing in the summer reading club at the library. Check out the size of this bear!
Day 247/977 - Grandpa and I got some play time in with the kids while Mommy, Auntie and Grandma went fabric shopping. I think we had more fun.
Day 246/976 - Watch out for Lady Bug Girl, she's on a roll.
Day 245/975 - Going round and round with Grandma at the Millbrae Art and Wine Festival.
Day 244/974 - Catch Mommy!
Day 243/973 - First day of soccer practice!
Day 242/972 - Heading off to the first day of class.
Day 241/971 - Harry Potter is getting ready for his first day of school at Hogwarts.(or 1st Grade)
Day 240/970 - Silly faces getting ready to go on an end of summer outing with Grandma.
Day 239/969 - Making yet another flying leap into the deep end.
Day 238/968 - What do you mean there's something on my face? I'm saving that bit of avocado for later.
Day 237/967 - Daddy's new computer is pretty cool. I think I'll check it out.
Day 236/966 - Three crazy guys on a train ride up the mountain. Happy Birthday, Roshun!
Day 235/965 - Guess how old I'll be next month.
Day 234/964 - Phase one of Hogwarts Castle is complete.
Day 233/963 - Have stairs. Will climb.
Day 232/962 - I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am.
Day 231/961 - Checking out the tree house at Giuliana's second birthday party.
Day 230/960 - Since he wasn't going to sleep anyway, it seemed like a good chance for some play time with Little Buddy Bear.
Day 229/959 - Ladybug Girl and her sidekick Pinwheel are ready to face the adventures of the day.
Day 228/958 - It's times like this that I wish our couch had removable cushions.
Day 227/957 - Nothing like getting in a morning nap with Mommy out in the redwoods.
Day 226/956 - Rocketing around the camp on her scoot bike.
Day 225/955 - Out exploring the camp site. Check out all this dirt to play in!
Day 224/954 - Getting his first real taste of photography.
Day 223/953 - Sushi style baby legs in progress.
Day 221/951 - We're powered up and starting the installs.
Day 220/950 - Proud artist and her portrait of Grandpa onion.
Day 219/949 - I think Corey knows what he wants to make his little brother for his first birthday.
Day 218/948 - This little guy loves to swing.
Day 217/947 - Daddy, Laurel and Corey forged swords in the Lego store and went on a mighty quest to hunt down the Uruk-hai army that had invaded the store.
Day 216/946 - The Amazing Magic Corey shows off his tricks after a week at magic camp.
Day 215/945 - I got the opportunity to check out a friend's new 500 F4 after work. What an amazing piece of glass.
Day 214/944 - Studying hard.
Day 213/943 - I found a new place for lunch and discovered they had Pacific Cookie Company cookies. Brings back memories of our days in Santa Cruz.
Day 212/942 - Harry and friends visit Ollivander's as Corey works to build the rest of his Diagon Alley set.
Day 211/941 - Mom, I'm sinking into a sea of colored balls and Dad's just taking pictures.
Day 210/940 - This is the sign of a successful birthday party.
Day 209/939 - Happy 6th Birthday to my Little Buddy.
Day 208/938 - Hanging out at summer camp. She loves to hear me tell the story of how to tie a bowline. There's a rabbit hole next to the tree. The rabbit goes out of the hole, around the tree and back down the hole.
Day 207/937 - King of the mountain. (at least for a little while)
Day 206/936 - The neighbor's plum tree leans over our yard and is loaded with fruit this year. I need suggestions on what to make with it.
Day 205/935 - Last night we had three matching space rangers at bed time. Say goodnight to Woody, Jessie and Little Woody tonight.
Day 204/934 - How long do you think these blocks will stay standing up?
Day 203/933 - The Graniterock family sends off Bruce Woolpert's memory with a bang.
Day 202/932 - Well what does your hair look like when you get out of the bath?
Day 201/931 - It's time to start learning about the wonders of Thomas trains.
Day 200/930 - Love these guys.
Day 199/929 - It's harvest time in the back yard. We're trying to get the apples and plums before they fall on the ground or the critters get them.
Day 198/928 - Foofa is enjoying a little after dinner ice cream.
Day 196/926 - Blasting around on his scooter while waiting for ballet to be done.
Day 195/925 - Let's go for a ride!
Day 194/924 - Happy Laurel is modeling the new dress Mommy made and checking out a mound of wraps.
Day 193/923 - Homemade sushi for dinner!
Day 192/922 - Late night in the garden.
Day 191/921 - Terri came to join us for our Monday night dinner and Settlers night. She quickly picked up the rules from Nicole and Rachel. Stop Jason at all costs.
Day 190/920 - The girls wanted to go on a search for a banana slug while waiting for dinner to be ready.
Day 189/919 - Family photo opp with Snoopy at Great America. It was a great day full of friends, sun, rides and water.
Day 188/918 - Hey Dad! Look at me, I'm in your chair!
Day 187/917 - Berry picking day with our friends. They should have charged Laurel double for all the berries she ate in the field.
Day 186/916 - Happy 4th of July!
Day 185/915 - Malcolm was nice enough to share his new water play mat with his big brother and sister for a morning of splashing.
Day 184/914 - The kids made a special request to show off their new PJs for the photo of the day today.
Day 183/913 - My three little buddies on our last day of camping. We all had a great time exploring together and playing with our friends.
Day 182/912 - Our family all together at the giant hollow log. The kids climbed up the roots, ran along the top, went down into the log via Daddy elevator and then ran through the log to do it all again.
Day 181/911 - Laurel is so excited to be on her first camping trip. She loves finding all the banana slugs and even saw a whole family of them together.
Day 180/910 - The Red River Valley Players Band serenades the class at summer school.
Day 179/909 - Rachel celebrated her birthday with burgers at Jack's Prime followed by a game of Pretty Pretty Princess with the kids.
Day 178/908 - Our little guy loves standing up and hanging on to anything in his reach. Imagine how much fun he has when he discovered that this thing makes music when you grab it.
Day 177/907 - Mommy had a couple of helpers in the kitchen for dinner. They made spaghetti and fresh bread rolls to go with it.
Day 176/906 - Thing 1 was a big help getting the kids' new wardrobes put together with Grandpa and me this afternoon.
Day 175/905 - I'm not sure if it's customary for ballerinas to dance with their tongues out or not.
Day 174/904 - Happy nine month old birthday, Malcolm!
Day 173/903 - Goodnight little buddy.
Day 172/902 - Helping Mommy with her knitting.
Day 171/901 - On Mommy's last night out for sewing class Malcolm and I finally have this sleeping thing down.
Day 170/900 - Family portrait by Corey.
Day 169/899 - The kids and I were hanging in out the backyard and look who came to visit us.
Day 168/898 - Laurel asked if it was warm enough to play in the water today. I think 90 degrees is hot enough.
Day 167/897 - Checking out the Moose House.
Day 166/896 - Playing with water.
Day 165/895 - Did someone order the avocado flavored baby?
Day 164/894 - After resisting all my efforts to get him to sleep, the magic wrap finally did the trick.
Day 163/893 - Slugging my way through a longer than usual to do list tonight.
Day 162/892 - Super hero in training at the Bay Discovery Museum.
Day 161/891 - Planting day at CPNS with a big helper hauling the wheel barrow back to get another load of dirt for the new plants.
Day 160/890 - Enjoying a new food thrill for dinner. Mom's grilled broccoli!
Day 159/889 - I spent the day working with a Pavex crew to remove all the sand from the CPNS playground and then bring in fresh sand. This hard working group of guys did an excellent job.
Day 158/888 - One day home after her first sewing class and Mommy is already making cute little dresses for someone.
Day 157/887 - Nicole had her first sewing class with her Mom and Sister tonight while I got to hang out with the kids. I think they're going to like the new set of pot holders she made.
Day 156/886 - Just hanging out with Grandma before dinner.
Day 155/885 - Rainbow butterfly girl having a good time at Mia's birthday party.
Day 154/884 - Slip and slide fun with with our good friends, the Lechas.
Day 153/883 - One of the few poppies in our yard is curled up and ready for night. I can't understand why we're having trouble getting more of these to grow this year.
Day 152/882 - Someone is getting around and checking out all the fun stuff to play with.
Day 151/881 - Making shadow puppets with the moon. Does anyone see a humming bird?
Day 150/880 - Hey Dad! Check out what I found in your office! Let's see them run.
Day 149/879 - The kids are always happy to have Rachel over for dinner and a special book at bed time.
Day 148/878 - We're getting ready for summer break with our first family trip to Great America.
Day 147/877 - I see a fire truck. A big, red, shiny fire truck!
Day 146/876 - At three years old Laurel decided she wanted to go get a haircut. It may have been about time, but it's still a little sad to see her first haircut.
Day 145/875 - Mom caught a rare photographic moment with all three kids actually looking at the camera.
Day 144//874 - I dusted off my trombone and euphonium for the first time in about eight years to play with a couple of other parents for the last day of preschool. I miss playing on a regular basis. The kids really enjoyed it today.
Day 143//873 - Someone enjoyed a little playtime for the beginning of dinner and then decided that he'd rather hang out at the table for the rest of the meal.
Day 142/872 - Another day in the garden modeling the beautiful new sweater her mom knitted for her.
Day 141/871 - The only thing that makes a day at the fair more fun is Mom volunteering at the school face painting booth.
Day 140/870 - Malcolm is hanging with the big kids at an Angry Birds themed birthday party.
Day 139/869 - Skating down the halls at school this morning.
Day 138/868 - Someone is exploring the kitchen. He is totally mobile now. Watch out!
Day 137/867 - The first adult tooth is on its way in and the second loose tooth is now under the pillow.
Day 136/866 - Big Brother, Big Sister and I are teaching Little Brother the wonders of Goodnight Moon.
Day 135/865 - Look what I came home to find for dinner. Potato soup with bacon and a baby that let Mom make it all.
Day 134/864 - Happy Mother's Day! We love you!
Day 133/863 - Rockin' the tie-dye and dancing away to Andy Z!
Day 132 /862 - Way to end the week with a Friday night outdoor dinner at with the Grandparents.
Day 131/861 - Hi Mom! I like hanging out on your new swing!
Day 130/860 - Malcolm is showing off his standing skills and having a blast playing at the bead table.
Day 129/859 - Nicole and the kids enjoyed an extra special treat of Mother's Day cookies that her Mom had delivered to the house today. Malcolm was not pleased to be the only one left not holding a cookie.
Day 128/858 - Rachel was kind enough to let me shoot one of her leaf tattoos.
Day 127/857 - Then our mother came in And she said to us two, Did you have any fun? Tell me. What did you do? And Laurel and I did not know what to say. Should we tell her The things that went on there that day?
Day 126/856 - It's the super moon.
Day 125/855 - Corey's class has a few new students in it. They all hatched from eggs over the last week.
Day 124/854 - We got to the block picture a little late tonight. Malcolm was out so we got to pose him with his blocks and the cozy blanket his Grandma made.
Day 123/853 - I got to spend the morning in Santa Cruz watching our crew build a new decorative sea wall.
Day 122/852 - Hey Dad! Check out what I found swimming around in here! Aren't they interesting?
Day 121/851 - Meet Sooper Monkey, Sooper See, Soopr Tall Soopr Small and friends. Courtesy of our own local artist.
Day 120/850 - Colorful night on the grill.
Day 119/849 - I took the opportunity to setup our new monster tent at the school park play date. Laurel was inviting everyone in to show them around.
Day 118/848 - Malcolm is hanging out in his favorite spot while the big kids watch Winnie the Pooh at the CPNS movie night.
Day 117/847 - Malcolm's new favorite place to be is standing up and playing with this toy. For the time being he still needs a spotter, but that won't last too long.
Day 116/846 - Corey was very proud to lead the family around his school at open house and show us all of the projects he's been working on. This is a self portrait he made after the class studied Picasso.
Day 115/845 - I Came home from a long day at work to find Nicole's delicious homemade lasagna waiting for dinner.
Day 114/844 - Laurel and I got to go to school together for a pajama party tonight in place of the usual Monday night parent ed class.
Day 113/843 - Corey and I had a great afternoon ice skating at Faith and Eva's birthday party.
Day 112/842 - We had our first really warm and sunny weekend. We found some shade at the park to relax in while kids ran and played.
Day 111/841 - We call this face Grumpy Lou. Luckily, she's easy to cheer up when there's water to play with.
Day 110/840 - Happy 30 weeks Malcolm! I can't believe you're getting mobile on us.
Day 109/839 - Taking a quick break from scooter riding at the skate park to have a picture with Mom.
Day 108/838 - The kids spent the morning exploring the jungle that is our backyard. I think the might be disappointed if I mowed down all the weeds.
Day 107/837 - Time for a round of Lego Harry Potter after dinner. The kids are always excited to have Rachel over for our Monday night dinners.
Day 106/836 - We had a great afternoon getting to play with an old friend and their adorable baby girl.
Day 105/835 - Looking for the finer details while on a photo walk at a local park with a couple of other preschool parents.
Day 104/834 - The crystals are starting to take off.
Day 103/833 - Goodnight little Eeyore!
Day 102/832 - Enjoying the warmth of my new neck warmer and fingerless gloves while I try to get ahead for a crazy day at work tomorrow.
Day 101/831 - Malcolm and I got to stay up and have a little chat about how our days went.
Day 100/830 - Corey's crystal experiment is branching out of the water. It's great to see him get excited about these types of science projects.
Day 99/829 - Happy Easter from my three favorite bunnies!
Day 98/828 - Taking a walk down the rock creek bed.
Day 97/827 - I found a princess in the garden.
Day 96/826 - OK Mom, It's been 28 weeks. I'm starting to get the hang of this now. Can I hold this one for you?
Day 95/825 - I hope this one doesn't scare off the Easter Bunny.
Day 94/824 - Nicole and the kids went to visit friends in Morgan Hill today. It sure does look nice to live out in the country. The kids had fun with all the chickens and the rooster named Ghost. They even had a giant trampoline that all the kids could bounce on together. (no chickens on the trampoline)
Day 93/823 - Sleep tight Little Buddy. Someone is watching you.
Day 92/822 - Spring has sprung to the backyard. I could do with more of these and a lot less weeds.
Day 91/821 - Hanging out at game night in his fancy sweater vest.
Day 90/820 - These delicious creations are called journey to the center of the cookie. One is almost enough to share, but not really.
Day 89/819 - Look at him go! He's starting to get the hang of breathing on his side while swimming.
Day 88/818 - It's getting to be that time of year again when these eggs start showing up. It's a really good thing they aren't around all year.
Day 87/817 - Exploding star droplets.
Day 86/816 - The dinosaurs go marching one by one ... Corey is going to have a really cool sweater pretty soon.
Day 85/815 - My girls were being especially cute this afternoon with Laurel getting wrapped up for a Mommy snuggle.
Day 84/814 - Hey, these toys flash and blink and roll around! It's amazing!
Day 83/813 - Ummm, Mommy? What is this stuff you're feeding me? I'm not too sure about it.
Day 82/812 - Our little guy is six months old and practicing his sitting up today.
Day 81/811 - This morning our family celebrated living life in honor of a friend's husband who recently lost his battle with cancer. He felt that March 21st should be Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day as much as a show of support as an affirmation that everyone will vow to live life and not take even the small things for granted.
Day 80/810 - Not one, but three Rapunzels came to the house and they're all watching Tangled.
Day 79/809 - The kids are really enjoying the new piano. Corey can follow along with the music to match up the the colored animals and enjoys experimenting on his own to sound out songs he knows. Laurel likes me to play a song with her or to just play on her own.
Day 78/808 - Corey got a special reading party with his kindergarten teacher and a couple of his classmates this afternoon. It was a real treat for the kids to get to read with her outside of school.
Day 77/807 - Easter outfit preview!
Day 76/806 - Taking a little time to hunt for four leaf covers at the end of the rainbow on a rainy day at school.
Day 75/805 - Splashing around in the bath!
Day 74/804 - I guess we can call this a macaroni and CHEESE face.
Day 73/803 - Playing in the rain and the dark with my new flash filters.
Day 72/802 - Nicole is finally getting to knit something for herself.
Day 71/801 - Story time books with Grandpa.
Day 70/800 - We had a great dinner with friends. The afternoon started off with a masseuse for the Moms while the kids all played outside. The girls gathered fresh kale for dinner and their Dad worked up an excellent meal.
Day 68/798 - It's play time!
Day 67/797 - One of the many perks of being married for eight years. My wife forgives me when I leave her flowers at the office and bring them home a day late.
Day 66/796 - After eight years of dating I married my high school sweetheart. Tonight we're celebrating eight years of marriage!
Day 65/795 - Nicole found me a new photo trick for our anniversary. This shot was made with the Photojojo Bokeh Kit.
Day 64/794 - A warm Sunday morning made for a great bike ride out to Pulgas Water Temple with friends.
Day 63/793 - Laurel wrapped up another round of ballet classes today. This time around she was in the older class and really seemed to do well with it.
Day 62/792 - Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss from Thing 1, Thing 2 and Thing 3.
Day 61/791 - I found this guy at the California Academy of Science photography NightLife.
Day 60/790 - There's nothing like a few blankets and pillows to make a perfectly good play fort to surprise Daddy when he gets home.
Day 59/789 - The film has arrived and I'm looking forward to bringing new life back into a camera that's well older than I am.
Day 58/788 - Laurel and Dolly were all dressed up when I came home so I thought It would be nice to get a picture of them together. Corey came out to join us as well.
Day 57/787 - Daddy is back in town at last. We had a special day at the zoo to celebrate.
Day 56/786 - Mommy has been busy knitting up a storm!
Day 55/785 - The big kids are off to the Grandparent's house for a sleepover and the little one is having some quality playtime with Mommy.
Day 54/784 - While Daddy is off to Houston some one is making eyes at Mommy.
Day 53/783 - Five months old and he's hanging out on his belly.
Day 52/782 - Malcolm was checking out the sites and watching his big brother and sister at the Discovery Museum. It won't be long until he's running along with them.
Day 51/781 - The garden is starting to come back to life around the house.
Day 50/780 - My parents were doing some yard work when all of a sudden one of the rocks started moving. It turns out Mack, the turtle was lurking in their yard.
Day 49/779 - Go back and look at Day 1. Do you notice something different in this picture? I'm so proud of Corey for being brave and trying out his bike without training wheels.
Day 48/778 - I got a chance to help out in Corey's Kindergarten class this afternoon. After quizzing them on their addresses, Corey and his friends wanted to pose for pictures during choice time.
Day 47/777 - Taking a little rest in the tie dye.
Day 46/776 - My Parents brought over a snail and a new algae eater for the fish tank the other day. Corey and Laurel were excited to find the new water animals in the tank.
Day 45/775 - The Paci Fairy is coming tonight. Laurel gave all her pacifiers a bath to get all the germs off before they go to the new babies.
Day 44/774 - Happy 3rd Birthday, Laurel!
Day 43/773 - My Baby Girl Baby is turning three tomorrow! We had a great party at Build a Bear with many of our friends and family. Laurel built a bunny filled with heart wishes from her friends and hopefully one of her last pacifiers.
Day 42/772 - Laurel is in love with her new Rapunzel dress that my Mom made for her. I remember some really cool costumes she made growing up, but she was obviously just warming up for this.
Day 41/771 - We're having another fun day at school!
Day 40/770 - Looks who's sitting up and paying attention to his Mommy for his 20 week pictures.
Day 39/769 - Corey and his Mom have been hard at work making these Valentine's Day cards for his kindergarten class.
Day 38/768 - The girl who never ever wear pants is modeling her Mommy's old overalls tonight.
Day 37/767 - Playing with the Lensbaby and getting the week started with a extra large coffee.
Day 36/766 - This girl can never get enough swinging. She's almost got pumping her legs figured out but would rather someone push her instead.
Day 35/765 - Happy Birthday Shireen! I'm happy we got to come out to celebrate with you.
Day 34/764 - It's a great day to play out in the sand.
Day 33/763 - Malcolm loves to be swaddled to sleep. Why are we just now finding swaddling blankets with zippers on kid number three?
Day 32/762 - To bake, or not to bake, that is the question.
Day 31/761 - Pizza and PJ's. It's what's for dinner.
Day 30/760 - While organizing the shed this weekend I came across a treasure trove of new reading material I forgot I had been saving for the kids. Corey is really starting to get into reading on his own and will soon be ready to make his way through some of these.
Day 29/759 - The kids all found a hilarious new game to play together. Malcolm sits in the bouncer and while Corey and Laurel push him back and forth.
Day 28/758 - The brothers got to have a fun day at the park while the waited for their sister's ballet class.
Day 26/756 - I got to take Malcolm on his first trip down a big bouncy slide at the CPNS night at Pump it Up. I think he liked it.
Day 25/755 - Nicole found an interesting way to curb the insanity surrounding getting dinner ready tonight. Have the bid kids make green pudding.
Day 24/754 - Laurel joined her big brother for a special pajama reading time with his kindergarten class.
Day 23/753 - My little girl is going to be very happy when her birthday gets here. Look what her Mommy made for her.
Day 22/752 - Rock on my Little Buddy! You're four months old!
Day 21/751 - Flying around the park with friends during a break in the rain.
Day 20/750 - Welcome at last to the rain we've been missing this winter.
Day 19/749 - Someone got his big sister!
Day 18/748 -Mommy got to get out for a girls night out this evening. It was just me and the big kids for dinner tonight, so I thought we should test out the new oven with a batch of cookies.
Day 17/747 -Time to enjoy a glass of wine as I try to figure out where everything is going to go now that the kitchen is DONE!
Day 16/746 - I had to take the chance to get all of Corey's Ninjago sets out and setup for battle while they were all still in one piece.
Day 15/757 - Corey just finished his largest Lego set ever with 1,174 pieces. I got to help out a little, but he did most of it on his own.
Day 14/744 - We had a fun day visiting with Ryan, Beeta and family today. Somehow we even managed to get a picture of all six kids in one spot.
Day 13/743 - Someone decided that she wanted to wear her Santa dress to school today. She also discovered the roller skates and wanted to play in them most of the day.
Day 12/742 - Mommy caught a shot of my three little buddies all hanging out together.
Day 11/741 - The floor got installed today. I very pleased with the way the colors are working out. Only a few last things to get done and the kitchen is ours!
Day 10/740 - Tools of the trade. The kitchen is getting closer to being done. We should have the floor in by the end of this week and the counter tops are on the way.
Day 9/739 - Malcolm would love to get up and try on his new sweater vest that Mommy made him, but he's all tired out and snuggled in his woombie.
Day 8/738 - Hanging out with Tigger at Grandma's house after dinner.
Day 7/737 - I found this tree silhouetted as the sun was on its way down while the kids got a few laps in on their bikes.
Day 6/736 -Checking out the new Lensbaby Composer at my parents' house tonight. We call this the hawk tree as they're sometimes seen sitting on the highest branches.
Day 5/735 - Happy 15 week old Tigger!
Day 4/734 - The anatomy of an excellent cookie: Peanut butter between two Ritz crackers. Dip in chocolate. Repeat.
Day 3/733 - The kitchen cabinets are all installed and we're ready for the granite to come in. The end is starting to come into view. I still can't wait to have our kitchen back.
Day 1/731 - Happy New Year and welcome to my third year of 365 photos of the day. We took the kids out for a bike ride this afternoon. We really need to ride more often and I'll bet Corey will be out of training wheels by the end of the year.
Day 2/732 - Over the last few days my parents have helped a great deal to get the upstairs bathroom finished. We started months ago by closing off the second entrance and building a closet in its place. Next, both Grandpas helped get the new vanity turned around and in its new position. Today we finished painting, got towel rods up, new shower nozzle in, new toilet installed and started on the flooring. The end is in sight!