S: Isabella Abbe Roemer - Year 2
FC: Isabella Abbe Roemer A Journey from Year 1 to 2
1: Dearest Isabella, You are amazing! Love, Your Parents
2: Happy 1st Birthday | Your First Birthday party was attended by great family and friends. We had it at a friend's house - and Mommy made you a special cake and cupcakes. | You took your first steps at the party! Mommy was very surprised!
3: Lenny, Gloria and Grandma | Mommy baking the night before | You weren't sure why everyone was singing. | our hosts: Bea, Gretchen and your friend Beckett in Queens. | Katie and Dana
4: 1st Birthday Photo Shoot
5: On your first Birthday we took to you get your very first haircut. Paula Cassano cut your hair -- and during the whole haircut you sat and just enjoyed the experience.
6: We also attended Laura and Tim's Wedding while visiting NYC. They got married in their backyard in Brooklyn. The wedding was lovely. You were a huge hit as you crawled up and down the stairs, and made everyone smile.
7: Some other highlights from our trip to New York in April.
8: May 2010
9: Yasmin's Graduation from UCLA June 2010
10: June in California
11: June in NYC
12: July was packed with fun. We went to the County Fair, where you rode your first merry-go-round, and roller coaster (and even saw a sculpture out of butter), went to the beach for the 4th of July, and you got to spend some time in the pool!
13: August 2010
14: Fun with the Harrel's
15: September trip to Julien & Apple Picking
16: September 2010
17: Dana and Daniel ran in their first 5K Race September 4, 2010 | We trained for months and chose the Philip Rivers 5K to benefit Foster Kids in search of forever homes as the run we wanted to participate in. | That way! | Our cheerleaders - Kate and Angie
18: Baba & Jajo's 50th Wedding Anniversary! | The kids (Anat, Micah and Dana) surprised them with a trip to Paris for their Anniversary. It was a very touching evening - and wonderful to see family again.
19: First visit with Molly
20: The Grand Canyon Trip Bryce Canyon, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, South and North Rims, and Sedona Oct 7-12, 2010 | Bryce Canyon | Best Friends Animal Sanctuary | Kanab | Grand Canyon - North Rim
21: Bryce Canyon | You and a chipmunk were fascinated with each other | You were not happy in this carrier | lunch | the view | Our family at Bryce | Mommy carried you on the hikes
22: Grand Canyon - North Rim
24: Grand Canyon - South Rim
25: Entrance | Family photo at sunset | Caution.. loud and clear | boulder on the way to South Rim | Just Beautiful! | This is how you hiked! | Just Beautiful!
26: Sedona & Montezuma Castle | We had a great trip. Our last night was spent in Sedona, where you be-friended the huge dog at our Bed & Breakfast. We then stopped at Montezuma Castle National Park on our way home - a great way to end a wonderful road trip as a family.
27: October in NYC and Molly's naming ceremony. | August and Isabella having dinner
28: Halloween 2010 you went dressed as Petey! | with Sasha | Trick or Treat!
29: We ran our second 5K Run (this time for Breast Cancer Awareness). Here are some pictures from November and the run
30: We went back to NYC in November -- both to meet Lily Gable-Solonynka in Philadelphia (and spend some time with Rhoan, Julian and Alexia) and to head to the Berkshires for Thanksgiving!
31: Thanksgiving 2010! We had a great time in Lee, Massachusetts with the Friedmans and lots of friends. You rode in a golf cart (which you love) and got to run around outside to your hearts content. | We had to start hiding the car because whenever you saw it, you wanted to get inside!
32: Chanukah in NYC 2010
33: Wrote on the couch! | learned how to eat a whole apple | December 2010 had lots of fun Adventures! | opened lots of presents | Butters and Peyton came to visit | jumpy house! | made a necklace! | Went to Christmas Carol Lane | Climbed a tree with Daddy | another golf cart
34: For the second year in a row, we went to the Bay Area for New Years. We had a wonderful time with family. Yet, it was bittersweet, because it was the last New Years that Anat, Yitzhak and Tamar will have in the Bay Area. In January they moved to Israel. We were also re-united with Atara, who joined us New Years Day morning for the family picture.
36: 2nd Haircut | This time we went to a children's hair cutting salon. You sat in a Taxi chair, and got a lollipop after and got to play in their toy section.
37: We got to see Steven - our cousin from Australia | It was snowy! | We went to the Natural History Museum with Bea and Beckett -- and got to see the butterfly exhibit (two butterflies even landed on Bea's head). | we got to see Molly | We got to spend some time with August at Moomah. | In January Dana had to be in NYC for Rehearsals and Isabella came along. Both had a great time visiting with friends and enjoying a snowy city
38: Daniel got to go to go to Mets Baseball Fantasy Camp as his 40th Birthday Present and Dana & Izzie went to watch him play. January 11-16, 2011
40: Some of the amazing Players Daniel met at Camp
41: On our way home from Baseball Camp we stopped at the beach and shared some ice cream.
42: We have had so much fun watching you grow.