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Anthony's 18th Birthday

Anthony's 18th Birthday

For his 18th birthday, Anthony received his first car--a white Chevrolet 1985 truck.


Henry at El Indio

Henry at El Indio

On cousin Anthony's 18th birthday, everyone gathered at Redondo's El Indio restaurant, including Henry, to celebrate.


Big and Little Brother

Big and Little Brother

Henry holds Fritz's hand as they leave El Indio Restaurant.


A Sweet Ride

A Sweet Ride

Anthony was utterly surprised to see that his parents and grandpa had bought him a truck for his birthday.


Whitney's Million Dollar Smile

Whitney's Million Dollar Smile

Whitney, who finished her first year of college and is working this summer, celebrated her brother's 18th birthday.


Anthony's Magical Hat

Anthony's Magical Hat

It makes no difference if it's cold or hot, this gray wool hat goes almost everywhere Anthony goes.


Henry in His Police Car

Henry in His Police Car

Henry and Fritz play in their back yard in a bunch of their plastic cars, but this police car, though it is Fritz's, is a favorite of Henry's.


Fritz is Bubblicious

Fritz is Bubblicious

There's nothing like blowing bubbles in your diaper on a hot day.


Fritz Crawling

Fritz Crawling

This guy turned one year old on Sept. 28, 2005.


First Boy Haircut

First Boy Haircut

This is Henry after he had his first "boy" haircut.


The Curls Must Go

The Curls Must Go

It's so hard to cut a little boy's curls, but it is nearing time for Henry.


Father and Son

Father and Son

This is Tony and his youngest son Fritz.


Henry and Fritz at the Train Table

Henry and Fritz at the Train Table

One wondrous thing Costco sells is a big wooden train table. Henry and Fritz spend hours playing here.


Christy, Whitney and Anthony

Christy, Whitney and Anthony

Christy and her kids on Mother's Day 2006.


Tony, Gretchen, Henry and Fritz at the Fire Station

Tony, Gretchen, Henry and Fritz at the Fire Station

Redondo Beach's fire department, only a block from my house, has open house in May. My gang poses with the fire dog.


Whitney at Sunset

Whitney at Sunset

Whitney at sunset at her Uncle Joe's wedding.


Christy and Her Children

Christy and Her Children

My daughter Christy with her kids Whitney and Anthony at Uncle Joe's wedding.


What Will the Future Bring?

What Will the Future Bring?

Anthony thinks about the future with the mountains as a backdrop in Olympic Peninsula National Park.


At Uncle Joe's House

At Uncle Joe's House

Uncle Joe and Aunt Laura have a wonderful home, a great place to horse around for Whitney and Anthony.


Whitney and Anthony

Whitney and Anthony

This is a summer photo taken at home.


At Home With Henry

At Home With Henry

I go over to play with Henry on Monday afternoons and sometimes we play digital camera. I take the photos, show him on the preview screen and then he says, "Me."


Henry Says Giddiyup

Henry Says Giddiyup

Last year's Christmas horse is now doable for Henry.


Henry Hide and Seek

Henry Hide and Seek

Henry loves to play hide and seek and here he is revealing himself behind the dining room table.


Welcome to the World Baby Fritz

Welcome to the World Baby Fritz

Baby Fritz is the latest addition to the family. Born 2 1/2 months early, he is thriving now at nearly three months old.


Grandma and Fritz

Grandma and Fritz

Here is Fritz just a week old in the NICU with Grandma.


He Can Sit Up

He Can Sit Up

Henry shows he can sit up now.


The Naked Boy

The Naked Boy

Every baby has to have one nude photo to show in 18 years. Here is Henry's.


And Baby Makes Three

And Baby Makes Three

My youngest son, daughter-in-law and baby Henry.


Henry Standing

Henry Standing

Here is Henry beginning to pull up on his daddy's lap.


Henry at Four Months

Henry at Four Months

Isn't he a cutie?


Long Point

Long Point

Whitney and Anthony at Long Point.


Life's A Beach

Life's A Beach

Sometimes we take it for granted we live at the ocean. Whitney and Anthony at Long Point.


Siblings

Siblings

Each year grandma has a photo shoot with Whitney and Anthony. This is Whitney and Anthony at Long Point when Whit was 16 and Anthony 15.