Wednesday, November 09, 2011

November 2011 - A (Collin) Sobczak is born!

Pleased to introduce to the world - Collin Grant Sobczak! healthy 9 1/2 pounder, little brother to his doting Goh Goh Adam. Mom and baby are doing well and we're all enjoying some family time at home.

Enjoy some pictures of young Collin and the various well-wishing friends and family members who stopped by hospital or home to meet and pose with him.

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First off, mommy and Collin

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Aunt Allison and eldest cousin Audrey

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Dad and Goh Goh , all smiles

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Adam bestows the brotherly kindness

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Gung Gung and Poh Poh, proud grandparents one more time around

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Adam shows off the new gifts Collin brought him

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Adam snuggles up to Mommy on the reclining bed

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Got your nose, little bro

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The whole family gets together

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Uncle Darren always dresses fancy for new baby arrivals

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Aunt Karyn and Dad line up to show the Sobczak sibling trait spectrum

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Dad sleeping soundly on his hospital "bed"

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Family time back at the house

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Adam and crew enjoy the belated birthday fishing game from Tara

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Adam happily joins in doling out the feedings

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The brothers Sobczak and the grandparents, chatting before bedtime

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Adam enjoys some of Aunt Karyn's watercoloring gifts

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Papa Bob confers with Adam on the current building block project

Engineering goes awry at the end

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Aunt Lara enjoying some cradling

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Papa Bob lets Collin experience his tallest person-holding-me yet

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Grandma and Adam sharing a moment

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Aunt Lara and Adam catch up on the latest iPod gaming

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Adam takes a sit down memory lane

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Mom and son keeping warm on a cold day

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Mom and sons laugh it up, I suspect because Collin burped

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Sleepy time

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Collin filling up not quite as much of this seat as Adam

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I can still ride in this, too, right?

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Kate comes by to let Adam introduce her to her new playmate

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'Uncle' Lance and Kate give Collin a warm welcome

Sunday, November 06, 2011

October 2011 - Pumpkins & Trains

the weather finally started taking a turn for the colder which led to some outdoor fun times for the kids in the form of a visit to the pumpkin patch and some treehouse monkeying around at Day Day and Mui Mui's backyard.

back indoors a bunch of elderly hobbyists decided to entertain both themselves and the very very young with a model train convention downtown; Adam could hardly contain himself

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Adam tells Gung Gung which large-scale train he wants Dad to buy and bring home

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Mommy, Adam, and Collin (belly inset) head to the next exhibit

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Checking out an A+ worthy diorama of the American train system of the 20th century

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The grandfolks catch up at lunch after the convention

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Elegant baby Mary

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Adam and Audrey amidst the pumpkins

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Gung Gung and Adam take a bench rest

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All the kid-pumpkins in a row

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You can feel the kinetic energy in this photograph just by looking at it

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Gung Gung has his hands full here

Adam gives Audrey a push

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Audrey hangs on for dear life

Slide time!

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CRASH! nah just kidding

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Evelyn in the garden

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Daily iPad interface conditioning

Flash cards!

Fun time with flashlight: moon on the ceiling!