While I am sure that you all (ha! you all!) were dying for the continuation of Nikolay’s birth story, it’s been a busy day ’round here, and we’ll have to continue that tomorrow. For now, here are some photos of our big little boy:
Is this really for me?
Oh. Uhm. Yeah.
Ah, yes, new books – much better!
How did you guess? My favorite!
This one’s not bad. Come read with me!
Later, we did the only thing that non-grass owning Phoenicians can do when they want a cool photo of their kid mucking about in the dirt: we drove down the street to a fake lake in between commercial office buildings.
Kolya walked with Papa …
… then he walked with Mama.
Then, he escaped from Papa and scaled the giant hill.
Ant then, he walked some more with Papa.
… which is basically the most fun thing ever. Hurrah for Papas coming home early from work to celebrate first birthdays!