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Dylan On The Go!

:: Tags: Biking, Cycling, Dylan, Event, Fun

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“Dylan and Uncle Mike after a nice bike ride” – Arlington, VA.

I always like to add a post every year with more current photos of Dylan’s biking skills. He’s turning out to be as comfortable on two wheels as my brother and I were as kids. It scares me a little to know that one day he will move up to motorcycles as we did and have to worry about sharing the road with distracted drivers. Everyone knows that the drivers in this area have no respect for cyclists of any kind. Be safe my son!!

Note: Dylan also did very well in the Air Force Cycling Classic kids race this year in Clarendon. There where several local cycling magazine photographers and community paper reporters there covering the race who asked permission to use Dylan’s picture in their publications. He is a super photogenic kid!!
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Dylan’s School Play

:: Tags: Cute, Drama, Dylan, School

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“The Pelican Class dressed as ‘Dinosaurs’ for the RS School Spring Play” – Washington, DC.

This year Dylan’s kindergarten class was asked to take part in the RS Spring Play. His class participated in Drama classes and dress rehearsals for two months prior to the performance. Although his class had only on scene of their own and one other scene with all the other classes I thought he and the rest of the Pelican Class did an awesome job! Here are a couple of photos from the rehearsal, play and the class after party. I’ll try to post a video at a later date.
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Mother’s Day at The Cosmos Club

:: Tags: Dylan, Family, Holiday's, Thoughtful

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“A family photo on Mother’s Day 2016” – The Cosmos Club, Washington, DC.

This year for Mother’s Day, Julies father Bruce, came up with the fantastic idea to take everyone to brunch downtown at the very exclusive Cosmos Club. Bruce, being a member of the Yale Club, gets special VIP privileges at two dozen or so other exclusive private clubs around the world. So, with both sets of grandparents in town for Mother’s Day we decided to dress up and go enjoy a top notch meal in a fabulous venue with three wonderful mothers!! “The Cosmos Club, located in Washington, D.C., was founded by John Wesley Powell in 1878. It is a private social club for men and women distinguished in science, literature and the arts or public service. Members come from virtually every profession that has anything to do with scholarship, creative genius or intellectual distinction.”
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Dylan’s First Lost Tooth!

:: Tags: Dylan, Event, Thoughtful

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“Dylan showing off his first lost baby tooth” – Arlington, VA.

Dylan lost his first baby tooth the other day and the first words out of his mouth where… “So, how much do you think it’s worth?!” I think the tooth fairy was way too generous, but he and Julie did do a great job of promoting it… so I played along as a good father should. How do those little chick-lets even stay in his mouth anyway?!
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The Circus Video

:: Tags: Dylan, Event, Video


04/03/2016 – “The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus” – Verizon Center, Washington, DC.

Here is a small home video taken at the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus the other night in DC. As you can tell, from the extremely low video quality, I took this with my iPhone 6… definitely not my first choice for recording equipment, especially in low light conditions. Dylan had a great time though… you can hear him screaming about half way through the video.

Dylan’s First Circus

:: Tags: Dylan, Event, Fun, Weekend Excursion

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“Dylan sporting his big red clown nose!” – Verizon Center, Washington, DC.

This weekend, Julie and I took Dylan, Uncle Mike and the Grandparents to the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Verizon Center. I haven’t been to a circus since I was a kid and Dylan has never been to one, so this little excursion was sure to be a hit! It seemed to me that there were a lot more acts and animals when I saw it as a kid. I remember there being monkeys, polar bears and even Russian Cossack’s performing stunts on horse back. Thank goodness they still had the elephants and the lion cage. All in all it was a great show and Dylan really enjoyed it!
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Our Easter Vacation

:: Tags: Dylan, Family, Fun, Travel

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“Dylan enjoying the kid’s craft fair at the Club House” – Harbour Ridge Country Club, Palm City, FL.

Another winter has past and as spring is just around the corner we find ourselves back in sunny Florida for Easter break. We love our little Easter getaway to see Julie’s family in West Palm and after the long snowy winter everyone is looking forward to a little R&R and a lot of warm sunshine. Dylan’s favorite part of the trip is always Grandparents Weekend at the Club and the kids carnival on Saturday night. My favorite part is the all-you-can-eat Sunday Brunch at the Country Club! Oh, and the Bloody Mary’s aren’t bad either! Dylan and I hope you enjoy the photos… until next time!
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Dylan’s New Bedroom

:: Tags: Birthday, Dylan

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“Dylan’s newly remodeled bedroom with the ‘Paw Patrol’ theme” – Arlington, VA.

This year as a birthday present for Dylan’s sixth birthday, I decided to remodel the spare bedroom, which is slightly larger than Dylan’s current room, and move him in there. I also changed it up a little to give it more of a school age look rather than the preschool look it had before. There was also a theme change as Dylan decided that he had out grown the ‘Cars’ Lighting McQueen bed and was now into the ‘Paw Patrol’ thing! The project did require the purchase of a new mattress, but it was so worth it. My little boy is growing up so fast!
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Dylan’s 6th Birthday!

:: Tags: Birthday, Dylan, Event, Friends

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“Dylan and friends running the obstacle course at Dynamic Gymnastics” – Arlington, VA.

Here are the pictures from our son’s 6th birthday party, held this year at Dynamic Gymnastics in Arlington. This years theme, which just happens to be his new favorite Sunday morning cartoon series, was ‘Paw Patrol’! We had a great turn out of kids this year. There were several of his friends from the neighborhood and almost his entire kindergarten class also showed up to help celebrate. It was truly a good day for all… Happy Birthday Dylan!!
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The Best Of Dylan – 2015

:: Tags: Dylan, Photo, Thoughtful

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“Dylan enjoying the warmth of the afternoon sunshine at the pool” – Tucker’s Point, Bermuda

Here is ¬†collection of pictures my wife and I have taken over the past year of our precious son Dylan. We post these mainly for our family and friends who can’t always be around to visit with us on a regular schedule. My mother says it’s nice to be able to just click on my site and see her grand son when ever she wants. It’s almost like being here… and as you can tell, Dylan has done some growing this past year. We all had a great year and look forward to another fantastic one in 2016!
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