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With their friends Aimee and Jordan









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Madeleine and Aimee, matching friends.









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Graham puts the cape on to be "dressed up'" too



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Kids' holiday program



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Graham is so well behaved



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Madeleine singing, "Let it snow"



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The teachers give a performance









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Pretty in red.









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Nice pic Graham.



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The little doll all dressed up.



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The boys playing rough.









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Little Ryan has a crush on Madeleine



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We head off to the Global Winter Wonderland at Great America









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Madeleine dreams of living here.









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She was not amused by the Tyrannosaurus Rex



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The African landscape was much less frightening.









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Ah, Paris...









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Madeleine liked the kissing couple.



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Very nice light displays.



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The mini train ride was a hit.



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The whoopie cushion is an awesome invention.









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A little Christmas cheer at Michele's









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High school friends...









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Merry Christmas morning!



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And the gift unwrapping starts...









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More princess stuff!! Thanks Santa.









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A new Wii game!









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Madeleine's Christmas give to her brother.



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Graham playing with one of his new gifts



2011.12.25 16:07
Nothing beats getting MORE trains.



2011.12.25 17:26
Merry Christmas dinner: prime rib, lobster e-mein and more.



2011.12.25 19:26
Madeleine's eye's glazing over while watching Xmas shows.



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Graham looks just about the same.



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And so does dad...



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Fiona and Heather come for a visit...Check out the matching clothes and pony purses.









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The kids take a gymnastics class together.



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How fun.



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They love to run and jump



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Graham's so brave on the balance beam.



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That's Fiona.



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Graham showing off the holes in his knees.



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Madeleine and Graham helping with the laundry.









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Chop chop goes the hair.









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Madeleine kissing her prince...









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We take the kids to see the Beauty and the Beast in 3D









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This was Graham's first movie in a theater



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We go to Berkeley for two night and Madeleine gets to sleep in this cute bed









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The kids take advantage of the "snow" that they find.









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It was some ice that was dumped out by some fish vendor.









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Very cool.



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Madeleine's a little afraid of riding on the wolf.



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Hanging out with Diana, Michael and Otter at Jack London Square in Oakland



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Madeleine staring at her future husband ;-)



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Rolling down the grass hill.



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Otter learns how.



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He loved it!









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Then we go to Espetus for Ben's 40th



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The next day we spend the day in their backyard getting muddy.









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Then it's hammock time!



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The boys enjoy hanging out on the hammock



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Madeleine serves snacks while they swing.



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Time for a nap.



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Madeleine and Graham find a giant dirt pile to play on.



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Ick.



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Funny, they can't seem to move their feet.



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Thankfully they were wearing rubber boots.



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"I'm stuck"



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Jen and Auntie Bonny.









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Happy Chinese New Year dinner at Joy Luck









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Graham gets a cute little fire engine.



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The "adult" table.



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The "kids" table.



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Graham has a few vehicles.



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Grandma comes to visit!









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Happy Birthday Graham Ski Trip
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Outside our condo complex.



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There was a nice little sled hill.



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Madeleine commented that it's much harder to move in snow clothes.









2012.02.23 13:37
But you can roll down a hill and not get cold if you wear snow clothes.



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Dad and the kids.



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Mom and her babies.









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Graham finds the easiest way to get around.









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Madeleine makes a little snow chunk forest.









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She was very proud.



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Haha, having a bubble bath.



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Madeleine goes skiing on the first day.



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Graham making a snow angel.



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It was pretty warm out.



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Madeleine definitely enjoys skiing this year.









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Cute little girl.



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Sitting in the shade, because it was so warm out.



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Graham loved driving his snow plow around.









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There is a LOT of snow to play with at the base of the slopes.



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There goes Graham.









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Dinnertime!



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Enjoying our HUGE living/dining room in the condo.



2012.02.25 06:51
Everyone gets to Kirkwood and we all go skiing.



2012.02.25 07:04
Graham, Evan, and Madeleine all take a class together.



2012.02.25 07:04
They had a teach who was on summer vacation from Chile.









2012.02.25 07:04
Like twins.



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Amazing what little kids can learn in 2 hours.



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The moving conveyer belt that takes the up the hill.



2012.02.25 07:14
The kids look a little like space aliens with their giant helmets.



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There go the kids!



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And down the hill they go.



2012.02.25 07:31
Graham makes his pizza slices.



2012.02.25 07:31
It made Graham really want to eat pizza two days later! Well, okay, it made Nancy really want pizza but Graham was happy to join.



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Who bought those cute outfits ;-)



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Madeleine looking great going down the hill.



2012.02.25 07:32
A year makes a big difference in the ability to control ones skis.



2012.02.25 07:33
Madeleine does great!



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That's Hank and Sheila.



2012.02.25 07:58
And Sheila and Ben go for their first snowboarding runs in nearly 10 years.



2012.02.25 08:11
Hey dudes.



2012.02.25 08:12
Looking so cool.



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Fran Evan and Ben.



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Hayden and Madeleine.



2012.02.25 15:33
Waiting for dinner...not all our kids!!!



2012.02.25 15:33
Where are the adults?



2012.02.25 16:53
Watching 101 Dalmations



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Having a CARS race.



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Vroom!



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What's coming now!



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The kids (minus Graham) with Hank and Ben.



2012.02.26 07:55
The kids work on building an igloo.



2012.02.26 07:55
Kids sure love the snow.



2012.02.26 07:57
Madeleine works on making the inside bigger.



2012.02.26 08:12
What great teamwork.



2012.02.26 08:17
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Happy happy kids.



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