The big boy enjoying some dinner
Jared propping himself up in the corner getting ready for his next surprise
The boy is standing up! Jared started cruising! (before crawling even)
Jared enjoying his magical keyboard
The happy boy showing just how much of a ham he can be for the camera
Wait, I can do serious too
Great Aunt Nancy with Jared at Uncle Chuck's 40th birthday party
Mama, Grandma Fairchild and Jim Bird (Uncle Chuck's dad)
Great Uncle Bill and Nancy came from Connecticut and saw Jared for the first time
Grandma and Grandpa Fairchild and J-man
Jared enjoying Cousin Ethan's ball blower rolling thingy
Cousin Ethan joins in on the fun to help his little cousin
Jared LOVES playing with plastic bottles, as demonstrated here
Uncle Chuck's birthday cake - note the wine theme with corks and such
Blowing out the candles
Jared in a picture that we'll be sure to show his girlfriend in the future
Lemme out! I'm innocent I tell ya!
This boy's legs are much stronger than they need to be, heh
Here I go, going to crawl out of the crib now. Hello? Anyone watching?
The family visiting the Clinton Fall Fest and getting ready to enjoy the parade
This would have been Jared's first parade, alas, a downpour came and chased us away
Isn't that the most adorable boy?
Jared visiting our Cedar Point for the first time!
We couldn't go on too many rides but we had a great time
Our little doughboy!
The baby bear smiling like he always does
And here's mama in a little better pose
Hey there good lookin!
Jared with Melanie, our friends Matt and Tina's baby girl whom we went with
There's Matt and Tina behind us on the Magnum XL-200 roller coaster
And here's us on the Magnum XL-200 roller coaster!
Whee! Lake Erie as we climb the hill
Jared on his first ride ever - the family carousel. He absolutely loved it
The boy taking a break from all the action
It was Halloweekends where they deck out the park in Halloween style. Here we see some of the monsters bidding us farewell. The hunchback was cool, but the horseman kept losing his head, get it? Head?
Jared visiting Cabela's for the first time. Cabela's is a HUGE outdoor sporting good store with tons of animal displays. In the background here you can see a couple deer going at it
And here's the big boy in front of the huge mountain display with all sorts of animals in the background