Daily Photo: Holiday Edition #2

Happy New Year!

Here are some photos from our post-Christmas travels:

Leaving Boston!

Leaving Boston!

Arrived in Philadelphia!

Arrived in Philadelphia!

Trying to fly at the Franklin Institute

Trying to fly at the Franklin Institute

Constructing things (also at the Franklin Institute)

Constructing things (also at the Franklin Institute)

Surfing (again, at the Franklin Institute)

Surfing (again, at the Franklin Institute)

Tamsin and Daddy online

Tamsin and Daddy online

Ready for a swim!

Ready for a swim!

Sitting with Grandma (at Jungle Wonder)

Sitting with Grandma (at Jungle Wonder)

Arcades! (also at Jungle Wonder)

Arcades! (also at Jungle Wonder)

Monthly Justin (and Tamsin): October

It’s been a busy and enjoyable few weeks of adjusting to life as a family of four. I’m posting to catch up on the month and then will try to post daily photos again.

Holding the baby!

Holding the baby!

Playing in the rain...

Playing in the rain…

Opening birthday gifts!!!

Opening birthday gifts!!!

Enjoying the swing

Enjoying the swing

Little Sister

Little Sister

Little Monkey!

Little Monkey!

Granddad visits!

Granddad visits!

Lego building!

Lego building!

A quiet nap...

A quiet nap…

Crazy swinging!

Crazy swinging!

Having so much fun!!

Having so much fun!!

Stay tuned for Daily Photos!

Monthly Justin: August!

Following our relaxing and wonderful two weeks at the Hemlocks, we returned to Salem for the rest of the summer.

Justin continued his baseball practice:

Swing and a miss!

Swing and a miss!

And posed for the camera:

Plotting-trouble smile!

Plotting-trouble smile!

No more photos, please!

No more photos, please!

Granddad also came for a quick visit to help clean out and rearrange a few rooms, including Justin’s new “big brother” bedroom:

Testing swing height effects

Testing swing height effects

A lot of trash gets hauled away...

A lot of trash gets hauled away…

Playing in his new room!

Playing in his new room!

Other fun was had too!

A trip to the theatre to see "The Three Pigs" with Violet!

A trip to the theatre to see “The Three Pigs” with Violet!

Spending a day as the "J-BOT 3000"

Spending a day as the “J-BOT 3000”

And, of course, Justin spent a lot of time helping us get the baby things ready for next month!

36 weeks (Justin took the photo!)

36 weeks (Justin took the photo!)

Vacation Justin: The Hemlocks!

We spent the end of July and start of August at the Hemlocks, our family’s cabin in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.

There was a lot of tractor and mower riding:

Tractoring!

Tractoring!

Mowing!

Mowing!

Pretend tractoring!

Pretend tractoring!

More tractor riding!

More tractoring!

A lot of swimming:

Swimming with Daddy!

Swimming with Daddy!

Wading in...

Wading in…

Swimming around the dock!

Swimming around the dock!

A number of walks:

Walking with Granddad...

Walking with Granddad…

Walking up the tree...

Walking up the tree…

Some quiet moments:

Conversing on the beach

Conversing on the beach

Chatting with a friend...

Chatting with a friend…

A rest in the grass...

A rest in the grass…

And lots of other fun stuff:

Kayaking!

Kayaking!

Dock mopping!

Dock mopping!

Playing with friends!

Playing with friends!

Helping with hedge clearing!

Helping with hedge clearing!

Sailing!

Sailing!

Monthly Justin: July!

After our Maine trip, we had a few weeks to hang out around the house doing usual summery things:

Going for walks

Going for walks

Resting

Resting (somewhat quietly…)

Swinging!

Swinging!

Playing in the yard!

Playing in the yard!

We also went to Reading, PA for a weekend:

Triking with PopPop!

Triking with PopPop!

Trying to sneak past...

Trying to sneak past…

Success!

Success!

And enjoyed a Reading Phillies game, too:

Go R-Phils!

Go R-Phils!

Waiting for the fireworks...

Waiting for the fireworks…

Then back home again for more fun around Salem:

Practicing pitching skills!

Practicing pitching skills!

And bench warming skills, too...

And bench warming skills, too…