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January 14, 2010

Selection of Images from Kate’s 4th Birthday Party

Catching up on the blog post from this past weekend’s mega Princess and Heroes birthday party in honor of Kate’s 4th. We had the cupcakes and champagne and, of course, the bounce house, but more importantly, we were surrounded by friends and my sister Mary and her husband Scott (near the end of their visit). …

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September 17, 2009

Kate Meets Sparky/Matthew | 9 • 15 • 09

Kate couldn’t wait to meet her new little brother, even though she was a bit disappointed that Sparky wasn’t the little baby girl she had hoped for.  You’d never know it for the minute she saw him, she couldn’t wait to hold him. My Mom who is visiting us and helping us for a month …

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September 15, 2009

Matthew Paul Gero born 9/14/09 | 9:48 PM PST | Laguna Hills, CA

A few images from today’s little adventure — the birth of our son!  Nicki experienced some pain from contractions and thankfully was able to receive an epidural which made the delivery MUCH easier than Kate’s birth.  Mom and baby are resting comfortably tonight and we’re grateful for the wonderful care from Dr. Koperek and the …

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September 9, 2009

Kate’s First Day in Preschool

Today was Kate’s first day of preschool!  She couldn’t wait to go into class and just had a fantastic time.      

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August 15, 2009

Nicki, Kate and Baby Sparky Portraits-Updated!

We’re now less than one month away from delivering the baby!  Hard to believe that it’s just over 8 months and how quickly time has flown.  A busy summer, coupled with a family visit from Nicki’s folks and the next thing you know it’s almost September.  Here’s an image from the portrait session of Nicki …

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November 16, 2008

Nicki votes for the first time

On Election Day, Nicki cast her first vote in any US election, while Kate stands sentinel.  Nicki became a US citizen earlier this year.  

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October 12, 2008

Our 7th anniversary weekend | Palm Desert | October 12, 2008

We took a weekend break to Palm Desert to celebrate our 7th anniversary.  It’s just flown by so quickly and hard to believe how much we’ve traveled since 2001.  Having Kate along for the weekend made it extra special.  We visited the dinosaurs in Cabazon on our way out.  Also had a wonderful dinner with …

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July 6, 2008

More Fourth of July photos….

We spent the evening in the park at Ladera with friends Jeff and Nicole and their little one Marlee (Kate’s little best friend…with the blonde pigtails)…as well as Shane and Nikki and Shelby (in the pink hat — and the grouping of three photos dancing)…Old fashioned Pie eating contest there too, which was fun…Kate got …

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May 16, 2008

Kate & Marlee | Mommy & Me | May 16, 2008

Nicki, Kate, Nicole and Marlee from their Mommy & Me trip to San Juan Capistrano train depot and then on to Zoomars, a fun little petting zoo for the kiddies.  It was a great way to spend my birthday morning!              

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