Monthly Archives: September 2005

Slightly crosseyed from his bath, Max ponders the huge amount of work we need to do on our newish house. Crazy window salesmen have been coming over all week, pitching U-values and composite foam fill and full-welded corners. And “virgin … Continue reading

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Here’s Max with Derek, the first known Republican to touch him. Our baby book says not before 5 months is such a thing safe. Allergies. No offense to Republicans out there – he’s also not allowed near strawberries. Note the … Continue reading

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Finally, here’s one of Max and Uncle Jacob, fresh off the plane from Mexico. Jacob, that is. Max has no passport. Already a couple weeks outdated. Max has by now begun to outgrow the lap position. He only knows short … Continue reading

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Aunt Marianne finally makes an appearance and also finds something very hilarious. Cousin Jesse gazes from her perch in Marianne’s arms at Max, who is balancing a flashlight on the bridge of his nose.

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This is a better picture of Noah and a better picture of Max. Uncle Noah is a champion baby entertainer, having mastered the nose tickle, the throw-up-in-the-air (with catching), and the tummy rub. Max found all of Noah’s tricks delightful … Continue reading

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Max had a fantastic summer. His giggling came into its own, and he hung with both halves of the family in lovely Cape Cod. Here he laughs at Leah in the living room of what used to be his Grandma … Continue reading

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He met his cousin Sam, who, as a 2-year old, needs no pithy caption to be funny.

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Max met his Uncle Noah, finally, along with Aunt Marianne and the West Coast Posse, Rebecca and Jesse. Though it is not apparent here, Max adored Uncle Noah and Uncle Noah adored having his picture taken.

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And he got to spend one magical evening with Josh and Roz, coming away with a sweet U of Michigan sleeper suit in the deal. Josh’s mom also whipped us up a fine painted rocking chair which will be seen … Continue reading

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Again the Bjorn rears its head. Almost, I almost did not ruin a picture by closing my eyes. Someday, I will learn to smile like a normal person.

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