|The Sixth Year|
5 Years Old - Happy Birthday
Photos from 20 July 04 - 19 August 04: Robert and Jonathan turn 5 years old. We stay overnight at Uncle Mike's and Aunt Sheila's house for their block party (for the second year in a row). Later in the month, we visit England followed by Hungary (next Month)
5 Years, 1 Month 54 pictures
Photos from 20 August 04 - 19 September 04: We visit England followed by Hungary (continued from last month). Then we are back in NY for three days, and drive out to Grand Beach on Lake Michigan for Eileen's 80th birthday party. We are joined by the whole clan. We drive back and the next day is the first day of Kindergarten for Robert and Jonathan.
5 Years, 2 Months 24 pictures
Photos from 20 September 04 - 19 October 04: We visit Grandma Josephine and Aunt Madeline. We carve pumpkins in preparation for Halloween.
5 Years, 3 Months17 pictures
Photos from 20 October 04 - 19 November 04: Halloween season. The boys get great costumes (made by Nancy). They morph into Razor Fist (Robert) and Stone Biter (Jonathan). These are monsters from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Monsters Unleashed.
5 Years, 4 Months 13 pictures
Photos from 20 November 04 - 19 December 04: We see a play in the city (Cam Jansen) and prepare for the holidays.
5 Years, 5 Months 28 pictures
Photos from 20 December 04 - 19 January 05: Grandma Beverly visits for 10 days; Uncle Kevin, Aunt Debra, Kayla and Megan visit for Christmas Eve; We get a light January ice storm
5 Years, 6 Months 65 pictures
Photos from 20 January 05 - 19 February 05: In the middle of winter snow, we drive to Florida and stop on the way at Edisto Beach, South Carolina and at the Okeefenokee Swamp (in Georgia)
5 Years, 7 Months 60 pictures
Photos from 20 February 05 - 19 March 05: This month sees us finishing off our Florida trip (including seeing Dolphins in the Everglades); saying goodbye to Heidi and saying hello to Tatiana
5 Years, 8 Months 51 pictures
Photos from 20 March 05 - 19 April 05: Robert and Jonathan are starting to read. Jonathan loses his 1st tooth. We visit colonial Williamsburg and Virginia Beach.
5 Years, 9 Months 22 pictures
Photos from 20 April 05 - 19 May 05: Uncle Mike, Aunt Sheila & Shanjee visit for Passover. Jonathan loses his 2nd tooth. We install underground sprinklers ourselves.
5 Years, 10 Months 25 pictures
Photos from 20 May 05 - 19 June 05: Spring really kicks in and the weather warms significantly.
5 Years, 11 Months 67 pictures
Photos from 20 June 05 - 19 July 05: A big month! The last day of Kindergarten, the first day of camp, Pool party for 6 year olds, and lots of presents.