Year four of my photo of the day collection.
Day 169/1265 - Brown bear, brown bear what do you see? I see a black penguin reading with Daddy.
Day 168/1264 - Nicole, Rachel and the kids brought me a cupcake from their night out to the food trucks. This one only got one lick by Corey before he decided he didn't like the frosting.
Day 167/1263 - My three little buddies make Father's Day (and everyday) extra special.
Day 166/1262 - Beautiful day at the park with great friends.
Day 165/1261 - It's officially summer now. Congratulations Corey, on your last day of first grade.
Day 164/1260 - Happy girl had a fun filled day at the purple house followed by a day at the county fair with Mommy, Brothers, Grandma and Grandpa.
Day 163/1259 - Laurel got all dressed up to come celebrate Corey's summer birthday at school with him today. Nothing like getting to eat cookies and hang out with the big kids.
Day 162/1258 - Corey's class learned about several different animals in their class and we got to take a field trip to go visit them at the SF Zoo today. His favorite was the macaws because it's interesting that they have to eat dirt to balance their diet. He likes their colors too.
Day 161/1257 - There were supposed to be thunderstorms on the way to work this morning. All I got were a few drops to smear the windshield.
Day 160/1256 - Six years later and we now have new screen doors. Take that flies. Thanks for the help today, Dad.
Day 159/1255 - The Tigers ended the year with some fun and games at Coyote Point today. I'm looking forward to getting them all back as Wolves in the Fall.
Day 158/1254 - Last day of Little Hands for the summer. Say bye bye to the baby in the mirror!
Day 157/1253 - Our gymnast launching into her balance beam routine.
Day 156/1252 - This evening after we finally got to do the layout of the new play structure at Malcolm's school. I hope the project gets the green light. The kids are going to love climbing all over this thing.
Day 155 /1251 - The littlest of the buddies.
Day 154 /1250 - After almost six years in our house we finally installed overhead lighting in our master bedroom. The kids like that they look like rocket ships. Thanks for the help Dad.
Day 153 /1249 - It was a great day out for the Little Hands Walk Stroll. Someone decided she'd rather ride than stroll though.
Day 152 /1248 - Corey is chasing the waves after checking out Auntie Jessica's new apartment. I think he approves of the proximity to the beach.
Day 151 /1247 - Having a little healthier dessert than the other night.
Day 150 /1246 - Corey is enjoying some special Mommy time with just one more chapter of Harry Potter before bedtime.
Day 149/1245 - Contemplating my collection of HO scale trains. There should be some way to get these running while the kids are all at an age to enjoy them.
Day 148/1244 - Trying a new flavor for a late night snack.
Day 147/1243 - Happy Memorial Day. Thank you Mom and Dad for coming over to finish the wardrobe construction and help out around the house.
Day 146/1242 - This fearless little guy couldn't get enough of sliding down into the pool.
Day 145/1241 - Mommy and cub play time at the SF Zoo this afternoon.
Day 144/1240 - Peek-a-boo! Play time at Little Hands.
Day 143/1239 - After several weeks of wood working class, Corey got to bring home the tank project he's been working on.
Day 142/1238 - Happy girl on her last day of school for the year.
Day 141/1237 - After the last Pack meeting of the year, Corey is really excited to be a Wolf Scout now.
Day 140/1236 - Look what this guy found in the kitchen. No need to cut it up. He'll just have a seat and enjoy.
Day 139/1235 - Four giant new cabinets and they all want to be in the same one. Thanks Mom and Dad, the kids love the new play houses.
Day 138/1234 - Some cabinets should be left empty. This guy is a pro at opening and closing the door from this inside without getting his fingers caught.
Day 137/1233 - Sweat end to a really long week.
Day 136/1232 - Happy Mommy got a night out getting pampered with the Moher's club. Thanks Rachel for hanging out with the kids.
Day 135/1231 - Summer is coming and it's time to get the lemonade stand ready.
Day 134/1230 - Closing the books for and it's late. The numbers are a little fuzzy.
Day 133/1229 - After three days of getting green cards in class, Corey's teacher let Nicole know what a nice job he was doing. She decided an after dinner trip to the bookstore was in order as a special treat.
Day 132/1228 - These guys love their Mommy more than anything. Happy Mother's Day, Nicole. Love you!
Day 131/1227 - Warm days call for splashing in the back yard.
Day 130/1226 - Malcolm and his friends Fly the dragon, Button the doll and his newest addition, a little blue bear he borrowed from Laurel.
Day 129/1225 - View from the top of the plant at the AR Wilson Quarry.
Day 128/1224 - All lined up and ready for their skit.
Day 127/1223 - Amazing news! Corey ate two pieces of broccoli at dinner tonight!
Day 126/1222 - I taught some basic knot tying skills at our parent ed class tonight. Maybe we'll eventually move up from a square knot to a monkey's fist.
Day 125/1221 - I found a ball!
Day 124/1220 - Out for a morning swing with Big Sister.
Day 123/1219 - Water play at Little Hands today. First outside and now inside too!
Day 122/1218 - What everyone else sees.
Day 121/1217 - Swinging her way across the monkey bars.
Day 120/1216 - Cub Scout paper airplane flying contest.
Day 119/1215 - I don't know who got into the face paint at school today.
Day 118/1214 - Out for a hike with the Tigers.
Day 117/1213 - Cousin play time!
Day 115/1211 - Got home later than expected today, but at least Laurel and Mommy had a tasty dinner waiting for me.
Day 114/1210 - My baby girl is growing up.
Day 113/1209 - Big kicking across the pool.
Day 112/1208 - Monkeying around in our PJs at our special Daddy and Laurel night class.
Day 111/1207 -This little guy loves the carousel.
Day 110/1206 - Hey Dad, watch this!
Day 109/1205 - It's nice when they work together. This book was illustrated by Laurel and written by Corey.
Day 108/1204 - All wrapped up.
Day 107/1203 - Tigers hard at work. Today's assignment, make a video about why you like Cub Scouts.
Day 106/1202 - Corey gave Laurel a history lesson on Martin Luther King as he drew this picture.
Day 105/1201 - Laurel knows that Daddy likes the purple chocolate bars from Trader Joe's. It was just the ticket to get through the last couple hours of a long day at work today.
Day 104/1200 - He's standing still for a second, but Big Brother is about to get him.
Day 103/1199 - Today's the day, It's time to race.
Day 102/1198 - Some sleepy little guy and his dragon took over my side of the bed.
Day 101/1197 - We got the final touches on the pinewood derby cars tonight. Corey named his Revell 95 and Laure's is Dragon Car 77. Once we get the wheels coated in graphite, we'll be ready to race.
Day 100/1196 - After a rough initial flight, replacement parts have arrived for the new RC plane. New prop, prop shaft, wings and tail. Next flight will be over grass with no wind.
Day 99/1195 - Corey put together the Lego chess set he helped pick out for my birthday. Now it's time to start teaching him how to play.
Day 98/1194 - Monday night game night with Nicole and Rachel and a journey to the center of the cookie.
Day 97/1193 - Out to celebrate birthdays with the Roehm family at Sakura. No candles on a cake here. They just light the whole table on fire.
Day 96/1192 - Teaching Little Brother the fun to be had dancing on the table at Grandma and Grandpa's house.
Day 95/1191 - More bubbles please!
Day 94/1190 - Four days to my 33rd birthday and I got an early present. These are going to take some getting used to.
Day 93/1189 - I don't usually steal pictures from Nicole's phone for photo of the day, but I couldn't resist this one. Apparently Malcolm loved the carousel at Great America today.
Day 92/1188 - The kids are on spring break and are helping Grandma and Grandpa to paint the retaining wall.
Day 91/1187 - Peeps were harmed in the making of this photo.
Day 90/1186 - My three little Easter Bunnies are hard at work.
Day 89/1185 - Mommy, this fajita is oh so delicious.
Day 88/1184 - Easter Bunny is checking out the garden to get ready for the big day.
Day 87/1183 - I managed to get home from work in time for dinner, so we decided to celebrate by opening a bottle of the good stuff.
Day 86/1182 - It's a nice morning out for a bike ride.
Day 85/1181 - Corey got home from Scouts tonight and pointed out constellations that he recognized. I was going to try to get a shot of Orion for him but it was behind the clouds. Goodnight Moon.
Day 84/1180 - Some little bunny learned a new trick.
Day 83/1179 - The princesses at play enjoying a sunny afternoon at Derek's birthday party.
Day 82/1178 - We dyed our eggs. Laurel and Corey both made five. Malcolm helped with one and one became lunch.
Day 81/1177 - Happy 18 months, little buddy!
Day 80/1176 - It was great to get home early and take the family all out for a late afternoon of kite flying at Coyote Point.
Day 79/1175 - Look what showed up on the front door step in this week's box of produce.
Day 78/1174 - My little fish is making her way across the pool.
Day 77/1173 - Enjoying the sunrise on my way to work today.
Day 76/1172 - Grandma Renee brought out her yo-yo for the kids to play with after breakfast. Imagine toys without batteries, screens or buttons.
Day 75/1171 - The family got the weekend off to a good start with a impromptu picnic and park play time at Coyote Point.
Day 74/1170 - Someone didn't make it through movie night.
Day 73/1169 - Spring must be on its way as the garden is starting to come back to life with some new growth and buds for the season.
Day 72/1168 - All is quite on the playground while we wait for another fun day of school to start.
Day 71/1167 - Today's photo is a guest post from Grandma Barbara. She got to take Corey out to the park after his minimum school day and fortunately had her camera along as well.
Day 70/1166 - After nine years of marriage Nicole knew just what to get me that I never knew I needed. My very own waffle cone maker.
Day 69/1165 - Mommy's little knight enjoying a day at the park.
Day 67/1163 - Checking out the nautilus with the Cub Scouts at the California Academy of Science overnighter.
Day 66/1162 - Came home from a long day at work to a nice bowl of potato soup made special by my girls.
Day 65/1161 - Exploring the climbing rock. Climb up the rock, jump down. Repeat.
Day 64/1160 - I was glad to get home just in time tonight to take the big kids to their swimming lesson tonight.
Day 63/1159 - Game night with Rachel. Nicole and I thought we'd teach her how to play Dominion for a change.
Day 62/1158 - Does your backyard jungle have a little giraffe in it too?
Day 61/1157 - Play time with Grandma Barbara.
Day 60/1156 - Laurel and Daddy date night. We started with dinner at Hola's followed by an evening of ice skating. She was so happy to finally get to go ice skating.
Day 59/1155 - Corey left his creation, Obygiant to greet me when I got home. I think he's either trying to defend me from the nest of wires or steal my Girl Scout cookies.
Day 58/1154 - This girl will climb every mountain.
Day 57/1153 - My two favorite girls are having a little snuggle time in the morning. Too bad I have to get up and head out to work.
Day 56/1152 - The latest knitted creation is nearing completion.
Day 55/1151 - Daddy and the kids day at the SF Zoo while Mommy gets a much deserved day off to the yarn expo.
Day 54/1150 - I wonder how much longer he'll be able to stick his tongue out like that?
Day 53/1149 - Peek a BOO!
Day 52/1148 - Our proud gymnast.
Day 51/1147 - Mommy's in charge of the photo of the day shots while Daddy is in Houston. Thank you Apple for bedtime via FaceTime.
Day 50/1146 - Happy Valentine's Day, Mommy! Love, Corey, Laurel, Malcolm and Daddy.
Day 49/1145 - Lunch can be so exhausting.
Day 48/1144 - Great day for a cruise around Grandma's backyard with Big Brother.
Day 47/1143 - I can't believe she's four already.
Day 46/1142 - What's better than a trip to Disneyland? Having a surprise visit from Auntie Jessica and Jim as well.
Day 45/1141 - Happy Valentine's Day Nicole! I hope you like your new Eeyore as much as Malcolm does.
Day 44/1140 - Princess Rapunzel got a surprise visit to bibbity bobbity boutique to get dolled up and covered in pixie dust for a magical birthday at Disneyland.
Day 43/1139 - Jumping jellyfish! Laurel was so happy to be 40 inches and able to go on the ride with her big brother.
Day 42/1138 - Laurel is celebrating her 4th Birthday at CPNS by leading the class in their end of day song time.
Day 41/1137 - The Tigers needed to attend a sporting event for one of their requirements. How about a game of lacrosse?
Day 40/1136 - Exploring the jungle in the back yard. It's almost time for Dad to get the weeds knocked down.
Day 39/1135 - Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet. Cake contests, games, prizes and ice cream all make for a fun night out.
Day 38/1134 - Raindrops are falling.
Day 37/1133 - I wonder if she'd like it if I grew my beard back too?
Day 36/1132 - She's getting her arms up high and working her way across the pool.
Day 35/1131 - Little Miss Raspberry.
Day 34/1130 - After almost ten years together my VW is off to a new home.
Day 33/1129 - Grandpa's helper is closely supervising the new deck construction.
Day 32/1128 - Who said anything about a haircut?
Day 31/1127 - New wheels.
Day 30/1126 - All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth.
Day 29/1125 - Bridging our Pack Webelos as they earn their Arrow of Light.
Day 28/1124 - Standing guard over the fish tank.
Day 27/1123 - The wheels on the bus go round and round.
Day 26/1122 - The Tigers are off to the fire house.
Day 25/1121 - 70 weeks old and back to his play mat. Every ten weeks.
Day 24/1120 - Corey is totally inspired by the School Force Reading Power challenge and is reading everything he can get his hands on.
Day 23/1119 - Big boy is showing off his flu shot. He used to be so excited not to have another shot for years.
Day 22/1118 - Every time we open the front door he makes a run to get to his slide.
Day 21/1117 - The balloon can fly, I can too!
Day 20/1116 - She's walking herself across the balance beam. Next it's time to swing through the uneven bars like a monkey.
Day 19/1114 - Who says I need a hair cut? Look at this cool trick my hair does when I go down the slides!
Day 18/1114 - It's play time at Little Hands. Look how many times I can go up and down the slide!
Day 17/1113 - Some little bear got my blankets and my little buddy to snuggle with.
Day 16/1112 - The tape princess skates down the hall blowing a tune on her horn.
Day 15/1111 - Big Girl Buddy Bear (Formerly Baby Buddy Bear) is modeling Big Girl's new fancy hat that Mommy made her.
Day 14/1110 - All the toes are staying nice and warm by the fire.
Day 13/1109 - Bike riding is serious business when you're working on your Cub Scout bicycling belt loop.
Day 12/1108 - Malcolm is showing off his favorite play house at the Little Hands pancake breakfast.
Day 11/1107 - Stack them up. Knock them down. Repeat.
Day 10/1106 - The heater is out of commission right as a cold front is coming in. I better stock up on firewood for the time being.
Day 9/1105 - Dorothy is taking a break from her time in Oz to swing by the art room for a quick painting.
Day 8/1104 - Our master Lego builder is getting back to his Diagon Alley set after whipping through the new sets that came under the tree.
Day 7/1103 - There's a ways to go still, but a certain little girl around here is going to have a cute new dress soon.
Day 6/1102 - My pretty girl and our crazy little guy getting ready for prime rib dinner with the grandparents.
Day 4/1100 - Painting at school can be a full bodied, texture exploring activity.
Day 3/1099 - Getting in one last photo with the Christmas tree before it's going to have to be taken down this weekend.
Day 2/1098 - Ron and Harry are getting ready for a trip to Hogwarts. That is just as soon as someone gets the wheels added to the car. There's also the small matter of a train that needs to be built to take everyone else.
Day 1/1097 - Happy New Year and welcome to the fourth year of my 365 day photo project. This morning we bounced out of bead to head down to Rock and Jump with friends followed by a lunch and a calm afternoon. After dinner, Corey got in one last game of cards with Grandma while Laurel read the Nutcracker with Grandpa and Malcolm played with his blocks.