Saturday, May 20, 2006

Sunset Beach

Tristan took his first trip on an airplane to visit his relatives in the Myrtle Beach area. Although he slept through most of the flight, he seemed to have a good time hanging out with his mommy.

After flying into Myrtle Beach, Tristan went with his mom, dad and "pops" (Grandpa Norman) to Sunset Beach to meet up with the rest of the family. Here, he was introduced to his cousin Madeline.

Tristan wasn't thrilled when mommy "christened" him with his first bit of the Atlantic Ocean...but by the end of the week, he was lovin' it.

Eventually, everyone showed up at the same we took another picture (surprise). Here is the whole gang:

Saturday, May 13, 2006

Tristan celebrates Katharine Hepburn's birthday

OK, so this looks like he slept through the birthday party, but at least he was there. Each year, the local community celebrates the birthday of it's favorite neighbor. This year, they celebrated what would have been the actress's 99th birthday

Sunday, May 7, 2006

Latest development: Grabbing

OK, maybe this is an obnoxious "proud parent moment", but the major excitement in the house yesterday was when Tristan purposely grabbed at and held onto a giraffe hanging from his Activity Pad. There was a lot of typical flailing about, but at least twice he opened his clenched fist and grabbed the bulbous foot of the dangling stuffed animal. Way to go, Tristan!