Jeff and Lori Collins'

Photos from our son Alexander William Collins

Last updated Monday, August 29. Newer pictures are at the bottom!

Alex just started back to preschool for the fall. He attended a short summer school session and then had a few weeks off. During the last of those weeks off, we all took a vacation up to Tahoe.

Photos from Jun 2003-Dec 2003 are here. Photos from Apr 2003-Jun 2003 are here. Photos from Nov 2002-Mar 2003 are here. Photos from the October 2002 time frame are here. Some photos from June 2002 are here. Older photos (before June 2002) are here.

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(Note: When you click on the pictures, it will bring up a half-size version of the original. These are easier for most web browsers to display and take up less disk space. If anyone wants hi-res originals, let me know

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(Posted 10/11/04) Taken July 18, Aug 1, Aug 3, 2004. Alex cooling off in his pool out on the back deck. Checking out the newly-opened-to-him finished back deck.

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(Posted 10/11/04) Taken Aug 25, 2004. Alex hanging out in the living room with Mama and Dada.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Sept 4, 6, 17, and 26, 2004. Miscellaneous cuteness in our living room. Being this cute is really tiring!

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Sept 20, 2004. Auntie Chrissy came over to visit with Alex for the morning while she was in town.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Sept 23, 2004 on Aunt Karen's camera (thanks for the copies!). Lori and Alex and I drove down to Lancaster, CA for the weekend as part of the surprise 90th birthday party for Lori's Grandma Net. This was the first time that Grandma Net and Papa Mort had met Alex in person.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Oct 3, 2004. We took Alex to visit this great pumpkin patch here in town. They had pumpkins, a couple of tunnels, and a hay maze.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Oct 14 and 16, 2004. Playing on the back porch, probably the last recorded "laundry baby" before Dada decided his back wasn't going to fare any better than the laundry baskets, getting ready for election day, and playing with his dry bean collection.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Oct 31, 2004. We tried to take Alex out trick-or-treating around the neighborhood. Unfortuntely, he didn't really understand the concept. He did have fun with his glow stick, though.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Nov 7, 2004. We hosted a birthday party for Lori's grandma Tootie.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Dec 11, 2004; Dec 30, 2004; Jan 15, 2005. Alex posing with the Hanukkah quilt. Enjoying his last visit with Cherie, his long time speech therapist. And showing off his new banana slug sweatshirt.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Christmas morning, 2004 at Jeff's mom's house. Alex having a good time tearing apart wrapping paper.

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(Posted 1/17/05) Taken Jan 15, 2005 at Jeff's grandparents' house in Berkeley. A small family gathering to celebrate Alex's upcoming 3rd birthday!

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(Posted 1/26/05) Taken Jan 17, 2005. Alex's last visit with his speech therapist Cherie.

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(Posted 1/26/05) Taken Jan 23, 2005. Celebrating Alex's 3rd birthday with Lori's family.

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(Posted 4/18/05)

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(Posted 8/29/05) Taken 6/7/05. Alex playing in his new inflatable backyard pool.

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(Posted 8/29/05) Taken 6/7/05. Alex helping da-da hang shirts.

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(Posted 8/29/05) Taken 6/12/05. More fun in the backyard pool.

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(Posted 8/29/05) Taken 8/14/05. Our first vacation to Jeff's grandparents' cabin in South Lake Tahoe. First exhausted from the road trip. Then having fun at the beach. Finally helping da-da make mud pies.

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