S: Bleakey Family Memories
FC: Bleakley Family Memories June 2007-June 2011
1: How our story begins... | ...Blind Date | Summer 2007
2: New York August 2007 | Ferry Ride | Time Square
3: "Nothing is as precious or brings home so much love, as a brand new baby sent from above." ~Author Unknown | Colorado Here We Come! | Baltimore Raven's Game | Baltimore Inner Harbor | Surprising the Boys | Washington DC Temple | Summer 2007
4: FAMILY | The whole Suhaka family flew home to meet Seth July 2007. Games with Steve, jokes with Grandpa, a sure fit!
5: ...lots of goodbyes...
6: Couldn't imagine a better way to spend 2 weeks as sweet hearts then sightseeing in Ireland together, learning all about my/ our soon to be new home...and getting to know the Bleakley family! | Char's 1st trip to Ireland September 2007 | Dun Luce Castle | Giant's Causeway
8: ...weekend in London to get Seth's USA summer work visa... April 2008
9: TRAVEL 2007/ 2008 | France | Belgium | London | Belgium | Belgium | France
10: We're ENGAGED Bangor, NI November 2007 | Marriage is like climbing a mountain...
11: Seth's Christmas visit! 2007
12: F O R E V E R January 2008
13: Married For Time and All Eternity Washington DC Temple March 15, 2008
15: Our First Home Sandy Cove March 17, 2008- May 28, 2008 | * Char's injured ankle | * Motorbike rides to church | * Freezing cold bathroom | * Walks on the waterfront | * Study Study Study | * Kewene-Hite Dinners | * Motorbike rides on the coast! | * Huddling in-front of the gas fire | * Reading together... | * Walks on the Pier | *Bray Branch
16: Memories March-May 2008 | 40 foot | Bray | Dublin | Sandycove
17: Columbia, MD | Summer 2008
19: Mountbrook September 2008- August 2009 | Our 1st car | Terenure Ward | Pregnant! | Crazy toilet pump | 1st Anniversary | Missionary Lessons | Cozy Kitchen | Watching Sharp | Dinner on couch | Mom's 1st visit | Barf on the floor | Movie Projector | Ward Missionaries | Elder Midgley | Hello Smiths | Africa
20: Sept 2008 | August 2009 | through
22: Jeff and Christina came to visit us in the fall of 2008 for a couple days. As the pair that set us up, we couldn't have asked for better friends to visit us.
23: Glendalough | October 2008 | shrimp
24: Hanging the laundry | Meat and Veg. | Simpsons | Crafts with Grace
25: David Lloyd Country Club | O'Hanrahan Residence Eamonn, Caroline, Phillip and Grace September 2008-August 2009 | Homework checks | Trampoline | Crafts with Grace | School collections | Crafts with Grace
26: Surviving | January- April
27: Pregnancy | 2009
29: AFRICA Summer 2009 | A gift from the Smith's
30: U2 Dublin Ireland | Free Executive Tickets Rob and Katie Aird
31: Kewene-Hite Family Paul, Natasha, Joshua, Sasha, Elijah | Wicklow Mountains | 2009
32: Playing balls in the parking lot | Movie nights with the Projector | Collecting rocks with Ethan | Seth's Sunday dinners | Our first furniture | Stake Young Men '11 | Mom's many visits | Joyce and Desmund | Ty and Beth | Dundrum | Young Men's President '10 | DOGS
33: Where we became a family.... | Ma Tuire August 2009- June 20011 | Seth's wrath on #6 | Meeting Daddy at the top of the hill after school | College boys downstairs | Sleeping on the couch/ floor | Ethan's key fetish | Young Men's President '10 | Millionaire Neighbors | TESCO | Young Men's President '10
34: 9 MONTHS | August 2009
35: Mom's 2nd visit to Ireland | SEPTEMBER 2009 | Malahide Castle | Sally Gap, Wicklow Mountains | Malahide
36: ...waiting....and waiting.....and waiting... | ...waiting....and waiting.....and waiting... | ...waiting....and waiting.....and waiting... | Curry | Stacey's Foot Rub | Sunshine | R&R | Sad
37: Ethan Richard Bleakley September 2, 2009 | Holles Street Dublin, IR
38: Ethan Richard Bleakley's
39: 1st bath September 2009 (with Grandma Suhaka)
40: Everyone wants a snuggle... Calm baby of mine.... | Baby Ethan | Grandma | Phillip and Grace | Jeff | Stacey | Grandad | Granny
41: 2 days | 4 months | 6 months | 1 month | 3 months | 2 days | 7 months | 2 months | 8 months | 4 months | 2 months Learned to roll-over | 6 months | 7 months | 8 months | 1 week | 5 months | 1 day | 4 months
42: Daddy and Ethan | Baby Blessing Day
43: Mommy and Ethan
44: "What A Life Eating Sleeping Playing... And Being Cute" | All you need is LOVE
45: Ethan's 1st Halloween October 2009
46: Ethan's First Christmas! | Christmas | 2009
47: Mum and Dad Bleakley's
48: ROME January2010 | Vatican
50: Ethan's 1st Easter 2010
51: Home away from Home....Easter with the Smiths
52: Seth was accepted to the Smithsonian National Zoo's summer preceptorship. We were able to spend a memorable few months with Mom and Dad Suhaka in Damascus, MD USA. (Ethan 9-12 months) | Summer 2010 | Great Grandpa | Black Hills Park
53: Learned to crawl 10 months
54: Seth was accepted to the Smithsonian National Zoo's summer preceptorship. We were able to spend a memorable few months with Mom and Dad Suhaka in Damascus, MD USA. (Ethan 9-12 months) | Summer 2010 | Great Grandpa | Black Hills Park
55: Learned to crawl 10 months
56: Car packed, camping gear loaded, coffee in hand and ready to hit the road...and we're off! The kids didn't sleep a wink last night, they were so excited about the trip they stayed up helping Dad pack the car. We've been looking forward to having some time together and I think this was just the thing we needed. A long, long drive. | Summer 2010 Continued.... | Summer 2010
57: Mom and Dad were kind enough to to watch Ethan while Seth and I enjoyed some time together. We went camping at Little Bennett park, hiking at Catoctin Park, to the movies and to the house in Frederick. We love you Jacob! | Overnight Dates!! Summer 2010
58: Ethan's 1st Birthday | September 2010 Damascus MD, USA
59: Happy Birthday Charlotte! | October262009
60: October 2011 | October 2011 | Our B&B | Bray Seaside | Bunratty Castle
61: Julie came to visit and saved me from the throngs of Pregnancy #2. A week I will never forget...
62: Mommy and Ethan October 2011 | Sandycove
63: Deer Park February 2011 | Our Daily Playground | Dogs | Chasing the ball | Ice Cream Bars | Up the slide!
64: Ethan busy at PLAY 2010-2011 | ...learned to ROLL * 3 mnths ...learned to SIT * 6 mnths...learned to CRAWL *10 mnths...learned to WALK *13 mnths | UCD | drawer | Ethan's | ...books... | balls
65: Reading books...visiting the animals at UCD...playing in the water...watching movies... feeding the ducks... playing with balls...building towers...walks...
66: KEYS | February 2011
68: Ward Park Bangor 2010
70: Christmas 2010 Bangor, NI
71: We had a lovely WHITE Christmas.! Ethan's first sleigh ride with Daddy.!!
73: Christmas Mum and Dad Bleakley's! The Whole Family! | 2010
74: SWIM | with the cousins December 2010 | BOOKS
75: BED | BOOKS | HAPPINESS | 2010-2011
76: Grandma and Grandpa flew all the way to Ireland to visit us.What a memorable week it was...
77: March 2011
78: University College Dublin Veterinary School Graduate 2011
80: Sweet Jacob Davidson Bleakley
81: April 18, 2011
82: Jacob Davidson Bleakley's
83: 1st bath April 2011
84: Sweet Baby Jacob's 1st Days
85: How Jacob's 1st few days really went...
86: Ethan and Jake's 1st outing together...
87: Hug a little, Love a lot!! | ...to Dublin Iveagh Gardens | May 2011
88: Spring is Here! | ...with the Smith's... | Jake's 1st Easter...
89: happy | 2011
90: Mum and Dad Bleakley's visit to Dublin March 2011
91: Climbing the Mourne Mountains June 2011
92: Ethan | SKY | &
93: Friends from around the world... | ...found a home in Dublin and in our hearts...
94: GAME NIGHTS with Jeff and Stacey!
95: of change | Colorado Here We Come! | Our Smith's
96: Leaving home in Ireland...the end of an era... | June 2011
98: Car packed, camping gear loaded, coffee in hand and ready to hit the road...and we're off! The kids didn't sleep a wink last night, they were so excited about the trip they stayed up helping Dad pack the car. We've been looking forward to having some time together and I think this was just the thing we needed. A long, long drive. | Colorado Here We Come! | Ethan | Random
99: Car packed, camping gear loaded, coffee in hand and ready to hit the road...and we're off! The kids didn't sleep a wink last night, they were so excited about the trip they stayed up helping Dad pack the car. We've been looking forward to having some time together and I think this was just the thing we needed. A long, long drive. | Colorado Here We Come! | Jacob | Ethan