August 2005
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New things this month:

Jog in place... very fast (8/1)
Fed the ducks at MSU (8/3)
Fed and pet a goat (8/4)
Petted Grandpop and Grandmom's doggies, Axle and Martha (8/5)
Swam in a swimming pool at Bubba and Grandpa's house (8/6)
Walk up stairs (instead of crawling) while holding mommy's hand (8/9)
Walk down stairs while holding mommy's hand (8/12)
Sat on a pony... and it was SCARY!  (8/25)
Mmmmm... decaf mocha!
Hold one leg up in the air while holding on to something
Mommy can only brush my teeth if she sings "Farmer in the dell"

New words this month:

Hot, hot, hot... Always as a whisper 8/3
"Deese" Geese 8/7
"Ah-tee"/"ah-tay" Okay 8/7
"Yeeyo" Bubba and Grandpa's cat, Trouble 8/3
Pee-pee the first thing Ari said as I returned to my seat after going to the bathroom on our return flight to ABQ from MI... thanks Lar!  ;-) 8/6
Poop I see a theme here! 8/7
ASL for bird a VERY popular sign 8/3
"unny" Bunny 8/9
"Teese" Teeth 8/9
No! 8/9
"Han, han..." Hold my hand 8/12
ASL for dog 8/11
"appo" Apple (or purple)
"ah-cah" Alcohol ! (the first word that mommy and daddy both agreed was inappropriate for baby!)
Yeah We can now have actual conversations!
"mum, mum" Brm, brm (as in the sound a car makes)
"henooo" Hello

Trip To Michigan
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The theme of the trip:
"Yeeyo, where are you???"

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At the zoo

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Playing with Grandpop and Axle

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Grandpop, Grandmom
and cousins, Axle and Martha

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Grandmom and Axle

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I like to feed the ducks

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Bubba, I'm tired

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Yea.... I'm swimming!

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Breakfast at Bubba's
My 1st bagels & smoked fish
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It's okay... I'm just a baby

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My new friend

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This trip's been a lot of work!



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Folding sheets

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Face plant off the slide

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Mommy's first 5K


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