#47- A great son with his dad at First Watch, just before they left for home in Jon’s new Prius after a very enjoyable holiday visit with the Moloney family. Merry Christmas to all !!!
#46- Lindsey and Declan at First Watch.
#45- ...and Cormac helps slice the sausage.
#44- On Sunday morning, 12-20-09, at First Watch, a great local breakfast spot, Brian cuts Cormac’s big pancake...
#43- Grandpa Bob with new grandson Declan, Christmas 2009.
#42- Cormac seems to be planning the best rail route for his critters.
#41- Sometimes a well placed hand can assist the feet when traveling in reverse.
#40- Cormac needs to be in bed soon, but he can’t seem to get enough of his new “digger.”
#39- After his bath, Cormac gets his PJs on -- hey, no convict jokes, please!
#38- Uncle Jon holds his nephew Declan while checking e-mail, etc., Saturday night, 12-19-09.
#37- Lindsey holds Declan after his bath, Saturday night, 12-19-09.
#36- Cormac pretends to fix a snack for Jon in his new kitchen, a gift from Granddad and “Nana” (grandmother) Moloney.
#35- Jon gives Cormac a few tips on safely transporting animals.
#34- Grandpa, Cormac and Piglet; 12-19-09.
#33- A heavy-duty pedal-powered Caterpillar tractor with front-end loader was Grandpa Friend’s Christmas ’09 present to his first grandson, Cormac. (This is what was under the blanket in pic #22.) Grandpa had it shipped to the Moloneys ahead of time, and spent more hours than he’d figured on putting it together after dinner Friday night -- the Germans are on an equal par with the Chinese for providing confusing and ambiguous instruction sheets!
#32- Jon and Becky gave Lindsey and Brian wine, gift cards and a movie DVD.
#31-- ...and Jon. (Don’t worry -- Grandpa did NOT forget Cormac!)
#30- Gift cards, from Grandpa Friend, are distributed to Declan, Lindsey, Brian...
#29- Cormac retrieves gift cards from beneath a beautifully decorated Christmas tree.
#28- Mommy offers some assistance in connecting construction components.
#27- This beautiful wagon, from Jon and Becky, is handy for moving materials to a new building site.
#26- Cormac plays with something that, to Grandpa, looks like Leggos on steroids! (Gift from Jon and Becky.)
#25- Jon prepares to open a gift from Lindsey and Brian -- what could it be?
#24- Cormac plants a big kiss on one of his favorite little stuffed animals.
#23- Jon and Becky received Tervis Tumblers emblazoned with chihuahua logos; the ones given to Grandpa and Kerstin had pugs -- COOL !!!
#22- Cormac distributes Christmas presents; Jon & Becky’s new Prius can be seen outside in the driveway. (Note something big hidden under a blanket behind Cormac, in front of the piano. Hmmm...)
#21- At home in Roeland Park: Brian, Declan, Cormac, Lindsey, Jon and Grandpa pose for a family portrait; Brian’s car is visible through the window.
#20- Declan, closeup 2.
#19- Declan, closeup 1.