S: A n d r e` J e r o m e G r o s s e
1: The Beginning...
4: Dad and me at the Jersey Shore.
6: My head is spinning.....my eyes are blurry..... my world is topsy turvy.....
7: Mom.....Dad.....is this what "change" means? | This is fun..... | Can I have a brother too.....?
9: You know what? | ...my world is getting better.
10: Aunt Julie says "Andre`... we are all over this."
12: My Knock Knock Years Knock knock Who's there? Abe! Abe who? Abe C D E F G H...! ----- Knock knock Who's there? Ada! Ada who? Ada burger for lunch! ----- Knock knock Who's there? Juicy! Juicy who? Juicy what I just saw! ----- | Knock knock Who's there? Ivan Ivan who? Ivan enormous snake in my pocket!
13: Jerome who? Jerome where you want to! "Did you get it?" | Knock knock Who's there? Jerome!
15: The babies are getting into mischief now, and I have had to take security measures into my own hands. Ahhhh, treasures safe at last!
17: From my topsy turvy world, to a trio!!!
20: Now for some interesting things I have learned from my family. 1. How easy it was to hide from Mom!
21: 2. Life was always exciting with Aunt Julie!
22: 3. Unless ones back was turned to Aunt Joanie, being too close was a dangerous place to be!
23: 4. The best place to be when ice cream was being served was close to Pop-pop. And Grammie taught me that my art work was worth more than Monet's!
24: 5. Through their lives, my parents exemplified this quote from Leo Tolstoy. "And all people live, not by reason of any care they have for themselves, but by the love for them that is in other people."
25: On 9/10/2001, Uncle Steve taught me that wealth comes from knowing who your favorite uncle is!
26: September 11, 2001 We were in Ringwood, NJ getting ready to fly home to Linwood, WA.....
27: ...we were together...and that was good news!
30: Growth is like magic. . . imperceptible.
31: Life is good!
32: "O Lord, be gracious to Andre`; be his strength every morning, his salvation in times of distress". Isaiah 33:2 "I will lead him by ways he has not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide him; I will turn the darkness into light before him and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do for Andre`; I will not forsake him". Isaiah 42:16 NIV