BC: Bye-bye Chicago! We'll visit you again, soon!
FC: Chicago: The First Four Years | Kijan Michael Jonovich
1: Good friends are the rare jewels of life...difficult to find and impossible to replace.
2: Wake up, Kijan! Your mommies are here!
3: GramMyrn helped Mama & Musia pick up Kijan and get everything ready for him. | Baby Kijan - 2.5 weeks
4: “Other things may change us, but we start and end with family” ~ Anthony Brandt
5: Good times!
6: You had so many aunties, and they loved you from the moment they mt you
7: You had so many aunties, and they loved you from the moment they met you.
8: Ciocia Katie came to visit and gave you and Oregon onesie. Meanwhile, Mama & Musia took you hiking at the Botanic Gardens.
9: “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” ~Dr Seuss
10: Your first football game! Go Northwestern!
12: You had lots of fun with Ishani - especially dancing!
13: They may not be related by blood, but Sumi, Shadisha & Priya are your mama's best friends forever. They were so excited to welcome you and spend time with you.
15: Your first visit to camp was when you were three weeks old! Every summer brings more friends and admirers.
16: Your Ciocia Deborah was one of your first fans - as were your grandmothers.
18: at home | at APCC
19: at Truman College | around town
22: Your mommies got a civil union!
23: You had so many good times with Isaac!
24: Your first birthday - and first cake!
26: TESOL in New York was not much fun for a sick baby, but you liked meeting new people and seeing new places.
27: You have so many family members who love you! You have traveled all over the country to see them!
28: Winter weather doesn't stop us from having fun!
29: In the summer, we go to the beach, or the park, or the zoo.
30: GramMyrn's house is a great place for a birthday party!
31: New Year's and waterparks are always more fun with Isaac!
32: Cousins are fun and funny! Sometimes we visit them - sometimes, they visit us!
34: We love the Kohl Museum and the Lincoln Park Zoo!
35: Oma & Opa like the zoo, too!
36: Your first birthday party - at Senn Park
38: Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero. ~ Marc Brown
40: Family Fun
41: "Even though you are in my home for a short time You are in my heart forever."
43: A hug a day keeps the monsters away.
44: At the park or the beach, you love to splash in the water! | Hug a little, Love a lot!!
45: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. - Cathy Allen
47: You were too little to go to the rally for Obama, but Mama took you to the rally site earlier in the day.