Monthly Archives: July 2010

Two Years Old!

Bad hair!23 Months Old!
From Daddy: We love you so much!








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Eating and Stalling

Eating and Stalling 2, July 5, 2010, 7:05 p.m.

Ta-Da!


From Brian: Some wonder why we have so many photos of Robert eating on the blog. The answer: Because he’s restrained and stays in the same place.
Eating and Stalling 1, July 5, 2010, 7:05 p.m.

Saying Peak-a-Boo to Mommy


A couple of weeks ago, Robert refused to eat his pasta and instead made light of the situation by being cute and funny. Here are some great photos.
Eating and Stalling 4, July 5, 2010, 7:05 p.m.

Saying Peak-a-Boo to Mommy. Again.


Unfortunately, by the time I turned on the video camera, he stopped performing. He just stalled.

(or click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4COiNiRHD90 to watch directly)

Here’s bonus photo from a weird angle. You might be able to notice his cute striped sock.

Looking Down on Moose Shirt, June 24, 2010, 7:20 p.m.

Looking Down on His Moose Shirt

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Running with His Toy Phone


From Brian: Robert has a toy cell phone that Mommy bought for him. He loves playing with it. Above is a video of him earlier today (or click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWGJLrGAIS8 to watch directly)

Also, here is a photo of Robert standing in front of Grandpa’s former green chair. He loves to climb on and off the chair.

In front of green chair, June 13, 2010, 7:42 p.m.

In front of green chair

Here are a couple of photos of Robert beside Grandma Carol’s and Granddad’s pool (under Granddad’s watchful supervision):

Poolside 1, June 19, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

Poolside 1, June 19, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

Poolside 2, June 19, 2010, 11:35 a.m.

Poolside 2

Finally, here he is laughing as Mommy tickles him on his changing table:

Tickle on changing table 3, June 13, 2010, 7:47 p.m.

Tickled on the changing table

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Night-Night Light

From Brian: Tonight at dinner, Robert looked upward at the chandelier in dining room. (Well, he often looks up at it, commenting upon the “circle,” or the circular arc created by the combination of the chandelier’s light bulbs.) He said, “One light out.” Mommy and I looked up and noticed that, sure enough, one of the light bulbs burned out. We congratulated him for noticing. I remarked that I was glad that someone in the family noticed! Then he said to the burnt-out bulb, “Night-night.”

Later tonight, I read him stories and put him into his crib to sleep. Usually, he goes right to sleep but he sat up in bed and extended his hands and arms to me. He make a noise that sounded like “ahrmh” which I didn’t understand. I gave him a hug and kissed the top of his head. He reached up with his left hand to touch my elbow. “Ehlbowh,” he said. Then he rubbed my arm and said, “ahrmh.” Oh, now I got it! He said, “arm”!

I asked him to “Go to sleep,” and he said, “Go sleep,” then dove into the corner of his crib and went to sleep.

Below are a photo of his peace pajamas (which he didn’t wear tonight):

Peace jammies, June 30, 2010, 9:13 a.m.

Peace jammies

Next is a photo of him in peapod pajamas doing some of his favorite things (playing with shoes, drawing, and wearing a hat):

Shoes and Drawing

Shoes and Drawing

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Yeah-Yeah, Ngen-Ngen, and Ga-Ga’s Family Joined for Dinner Tonight

Grandparents and boys, June 24, 2010, 7:21 p.m.

Grandparents and boys


From Brian: The above is a photo from a few weeks ago at Yeah-Yeah’s and Ngen-Ngen’s house, but tonight they, Arlene Goo-Goo, Uncle James, Ga-Ga, and Di-Di joined Robert and I for dinner tonight at our house!

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Katia’s Birthday Dinner Tonight

From Brian: Tonight is Katia’s birthday dinner. I’m sure that Robert will enjoy it. Here are some recent photos of Robert and Katia’s big sister Maia:

Maia and Robert at Pon house 3, June 26, 2010, 6:14 p.m.

They sit still, concentrating on the television at Robert's grandparents' house


Maia and Robert at Pon house 1-2, June 26, 2010, 6:14 p.m.

Still watching the television

Robert without Maia 1, June 26, 2010, 6:15 p.m.

Maia walking away, but he's still watching

Robert without Maia 2, June 26, 6:16 p.m.

Still watching

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One Year Later: First Visit to the SF Zoo

Zoo with Mommy 3 - happy, July 11, 2009, 4:51 p.m.

Mommy and Beanie near the front gate

Zoo with Daddy 1 - worried, July 11, 2009, 4:39 p.m.

Daddy and Beanie with the penguins

Zoo with Daddy 7 - really watching penguins, July 11, 2009, 4:41 p.m.

Penguins are so cool!

From Brian: It’s difficult for me to believe, but Robert’s only been going to zoos for one year! (Recall: https://beanieblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/11/first-visit-to-the-sf-zoo)


(or click youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j_Y3aiYK8M to watch directly)

Here are more photos from that day:

Zoo with Mommy 1 - stunned, July 11, 2009, 4:51 p.m.

Stunned

Zoo with Mommy 2 - leaning forward, July 11, 2009, 4:51 p.m.

Leaning forward

Zoo with Mommy 4 - pointing, July 11, 2009, 4:51 p.m.

Pointing

Zoo with Mommy 5 - petting, July 11, 2009, 4:51 p.m.

Nice kitty

Zoo with Mommy 6 - all done, July 11, 2009, 4:52 p.m.

All done with the photos now

Zoo with Daddy 3 - watching penguins, July 11, 2009, 4:39 p.m.

Watching penguins

Zoo with Daddy 4 - really watching penguins, July 11, 2009, 4:39 p.m.

Daddy, please get out of the way

Zoo with Daddy 5 - close-up, July 11, 2009, 4:40 p.m.

Seeing live penguins for the very first time

Zoo with Daddy 6 - pensive, July 11, 2009, 4:41 p.m.

Pensive Beanie

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