July 4, 2010

+ boom +

gray

all-american boy + hometown parade



ivy

daddy hold you when the sirens came



boys on waiting for the parade

ready.set.candy.


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My grandfather

is 79 years old
has tattoos like popeye on his arms from when he was in the service
loves the U.S.A.

old hands

he said "Come'ere, the Poppal will put yer shoes on yew."



Mommal & Ivy

iva ruth + ivy la rue


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sparkler

it was a sparkle-r




22 comments:

  1. These pictures are wonderful!

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  2. What a great day and awesome pictures and captions.

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  3. So sweet! ;) Can't wait to see what baby K is going to do today when he sees fireworks the first time! ;)

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  4. So fun!!! Great pics! Happy 4th of July :-)

    P.S. Thanks for stopping by my blog :-)

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  5. So cute! I love the sparkle-r :)

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  6. Such great pictures, Steph. The kids are so darling!

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  7. Looks like you had a lovely morning.

    Happy 4th to you and your family.

    stephanie@metropolitanmama.net

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  8. Happy 4th! Love the pictures!

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  9. glad you guys carried on the tradition of the parade. The folks are still talking about the visit. You made their day.

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  10. Question for you...what does your grandfather have on his arms?

    Mine (Korean War-Navy) has bluebirds.

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  11. mmmmm...I love great-grandparents and chubby babies. Especially together.

    so glad it was a sparkler.

    xo

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  12. Happy 4th of July, you told such a sweet story and your photos are beautiful!

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  13. Love the pics! Reminds me of a good ole' 4th of July!!!

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  14. What fun, I love this time of year.

    My grandmother's name was Ruth. :)

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  15. I love all your pictures but most of all I love the synopsis about your grandfather. What a wonderful, memorable post!

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  16. I love your pics and captions!

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  17. Andrea, sorry I'm just answering! I believe on his arms he has: snake with sword and american flag with eagle. :)

    Steph

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