Posts Tagged ‘outdoor’

moooooore pictures!

We visited some friends–Conor’s pal Ryan and his wife Jill (and their son, Noah), and Ryan’s parents, Marc and Janie. Noah is about Wesley’s age, give or take, so the kids had a great time. (They particularly enjoy hogging someone else’s toys.)

Wesley and Noah:

Noah and Jill…and Wesley hatching some kind of plan in the corner:

They loved Noah’s rocking horse.

Noah and Jill:

Wesley was also very interested in this ball:

Noah and Ryan:

Then we went sledding (well…I only actually went down the hill once, as I am an idiot and traveled to Michigan in January with only my Crocs for shoes).

Marc got Conor and Wesley ready to go:

…and added Mary.

Mary watched, between turns:

Noah and Janie:

family pic…..

…and sibling pic:

…and family pic!

recent kid pics!

I took the kids over to the Mudd House last Saturday while Conor was working, and let them run around outside. Mary ran off with my hat. Wesley crawled around under the big shade tree.

From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009
From mid July 2009

Mary is a tree hugger.

From mid July 2009

The hat, for some reason, was much sought after.

From mid July 2009

Then, on Tuesday, Conor and I went out on an actual date–to see “King Lear.” We knew it was going to be a good night when we saw this:

From mid July 2009

and later, when we saw this:

From mid July 2009

[It’s sangria, in case you want to know, and it was delicious.]

playground pics!

We went to the park the other day and the kids were being SUPER cute. Want evidence?

Well, this one isn’t from the park. But look at his hair!

From garden and kid photos, June!

And his grin!

From garden and kid photos, June!

Okay, playground.

Here is Mary, getting ready to send her soccer ball down the slide:

From garden and kid photos, June!
From garden and kid photos, June!

Wesley hanging out with the dinosaur–the box, visible on the bottom, is his Box of Safety that he likes to bring to the park to sit in. He’s neurotic.

From garden and kid photos, June!

Kids! Both in frame! Not crying!

From garden and kid photos, June!

Wesley was itching to climb the dinosaur.

From garden and kid photos, June!

He did make a little progress.

From garden and kid photos, June!

The requisite photo of Mary on a slide:

From garden and kid photos, June!

cute kids!

From garden and kid photos, June!

Wesley thinking about leaving the dino:

From garden and kid photos, June!

Mary has no objection to running around without me.

From garden and kid photos, June!

Mary–practicing for the day that Grandma Cal finds her a pony:

From garden and kid photos, June!

poor beleaguered dinosaur:

From garden and kid photos, June!

and he’s off! Brave baby.

From garden and kid photos, June!

Swinging together is exponentially more hilarious than swinging alone, they tell me.

From garden and kid photos, June!

Wesley looks exasperated. [And jowly.]

From garden and kid photos, June!

My sweet girl:

From garden and kid photos, June!

Wesley’s bravery expands.

From garden and kid photos, June!

And as a bonus–Mary helping wash the car:

From garden and kid photos, June!