S: Nov 2009 - Oct 2010 - A Year In Review
FC: Laughing, Talking, Exploring Peri's Second Year
1: "You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are grey. You'll never know, Dear, how much I love you..."
2: Random Photos December & January | Cookie Day - 12/2009
3: Bay Area Discovery Museum, January 2010 | Our little "cave girl"
4: At 1 year and 2 months, Peri's curiosity and sense of humor is growing every day... | Waiting for reading time at the library...
5: Hey!!! Where did Spike go??? | There he is!!! | Peri and Aunt Mary torturing poor Spike | Peri gets a new swim suit
6: Aspen in February
8: Our family trip to Hawaii February | Peri met her Hawaii family for the first time, and enjoyed her time with Josie (oh, and us, too!)
9: sand castles | ... at the pool
10: More water time...
11: ...Peri's dismount
12: March 2010 | We took these photos because Uncle Brian brought over St. Patrick's Day cupcakes, and also because we needed a photo for his 50th birthday party book!
14: March &April | Bath time has gotten a lot more fun - singing, bubbles, and lots of painting on the walls... | Meal time has also gotten a little easier. Peri loves flavored tofu, hummus, beans and anything that looks like a carb.
15: Music Class with Teacher Janny April 22
16: Easter | The Easter Bunny brought all kinds of treats... colored eggs, books, bubbles, and rain, of course! | Bunny droppings...
18: May | The lion towel continues to shrink | Our budding nudist... everything is better when you're nakey!
19: Mother's Day Brunch with the Georg's
20: Peri's first day at daycare May 3rd | It was all smiles until we got to MissJudy's. Fortunately, Peri settled in quickly to her Russian Hill daycare, making friends and enjoying the daily walks to nearby parks, the marina, Fort Mason's vegetable garden, visiting the fire station, watching kites at Crissy Field, and eating fresh pretzels at Pier 39.
21: From the age of 4 months until 1 year, Cintia was a daily part of our life. She taught Peri so many things - her love of dance, how to laugh uncontrollably, and so much more. In May 2010, Cintia went back to Brazil... these photos are from her going away dinner.
22: Angel Island Memorial Day 2010
23: A beautiful day with the Pradhan's, Hamid, Emma and Nancy
24: Father's Day | Brunch at Balboa and a sunny afternoon at Corte Madera
25: O.k. Peri, put your finger on the frog's mouth like this... now you try | Peri's first attempt at platform flip flips
26: BUBBLES, BUBBLES Fa-la-la | We take bubbles very seriously... on June 16th Brad and Peri practiced the art of bubble blowing
28: A one and a two and a... Peri has her first piano lesson with Aunt Mary June 18, 2010
29: We practiced what it would be like with 2 toddlers on June 17 when we had Lachlan one afternoon while Chris and Alexa moved to Oakland. Snack time was a hit...
30: All aboard Tilden Steam Trains July 5, 2010
31: The tunnel was a little scary, but thank goodness our friend Bear was there to provide some comfort
32: The Steinhardt Aquarium July 18th | Peri's post-starfish touching hand cleaning
33: The Clean Sweep Peri loves sweeping the deck August 1, 2010!
34: Hiking the Maroon Bells Aspen in August
35: What took us to Aspen... | ... and then the party started...
36: Gayleen & Michael's Wedding Aspen, August 14 | In a beautiful outdoor amphitheater, Gayleen and Michael said their "I do's...
37: While all of this fun was happening, Peri was with the sitters eating chicken nuggets, ice cream and watching a movie. This was a turning point - she had never stayed with a 'sitter' before.
38: August 29, 2010 Remembering Papa
39: October 20, 2010 Peri Turns 2!
40: Happy 2nd Birthday, Peri!!!
42: Happy Halloween '10
43: 30 seconds of cuteness doesn't come without a fight... Peri still doesn't love hoods! | Halloween on Belvedere with the Vicky, Keith & Ella (our costumes didn't arrive)
44: Day After Thanksgiving 2010
45: Christmas Eve 2010
46: puddle jumping leads to soggy sneakers... | First you have to buy it... | then you decorate it...
47: then you celebrate... MERRY CHRISTMAS | YUMMY