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The Seventh Year Nancy and Ian Koenig

1 6 Years Old Photos from 20 July 05 - 19 August 05:   24 August 2005 (56 pictures)
Robert and Jonathan turn 6 years old. Happy Birthday! We have yet another birthday party at the big family reunion in Sag Harbor, LI. We say goodbye to our friend Daiki, who is moving back to Japan. We finish the month with a family vacation driving to Chicago to visit family. We go camping along the way in teh Allegheny National Forest and at Warren Dunes on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan.

2 6 Years + 1 Month  25 September 2005 (67 pictures)
Photos from 20 August 05 - 19 September 05: We spend the last few days of our vacation in Chicago and enjoy a family get-together at Aunt Olivia's house. Robert & Jonathan start 1st grade. Ian gets a new job.

3 6 Years + 2 Months  29 October 2005 (13 pictures)
Photos from 20 September 05 - 19 October 05: Summer turns to Autumn. Nancy, Jackie & kids spend a day camping at Ward Pound.

4 6 Years + 3 Months  20 November 2005 (34 pictures)
Photos from 20 October 05 - 19 November 05: Halloween, Tatiana's birthday and Soccer in the Park

5 6 Years + 4 Months  2 January 2006 (35 pictures)
Photos from 20 November 05 - 19 December 05: We had a great surprise this month when unannounced, Heidi and Mike come to visit from Germany. Erika and Ashley from Texas come to visit. Robert loses his 1st tooth. We also get the first snow of the year and attend cousin Megan's 5th birthday.

6 6 Years + 5 Months  29 January 2006 (28 pictures)
Photos from 20 December 05 - 19 January 06: Christmas in Chicago; The boys almost stayed awake until New Years 2006 and both Robert and Jonathan performed the the Greenacres Elementary school play: "Cinderella meets King Arthur"

7 6 Years + 6 Months  18 February 2006 (26 pictures)
Photos from 20 January 06 - 19 February 06: We visit Miami for a long weekend of sun and fun and to visit Gradma Beverly for her birthday. After returning` to NY and a very mild winter we get a huge snow storn dumping 18-24 inches of snow.

8 6 Years + 7 Months  2 April 2006 (25 pictures)
Photos from 20 February 06 - 19 March 06: Winter comes to a close, but not before we take a long weekend holiday in Lake Placid and learn to ski at Whiteface Mountain and Gore Mountain.

9 6 Years + 8 Months  28 April 2006 (24 pictures)
Photos from 20 March 06 - 19 April 06: Baseball season starts; Easter is so exciting Jonathan cannot sleep; and we say goodbye to Tatiana

10 6 Years + 9 Months  8 July 2006 (30 pictures)
Photos from 20 April 06 - 19 May 06: Cub Scouts ("tigers")
comes to an end as the boys advance to "wolves".  Little league comes into full swing.

11 6 Years + 10 Months  8 July 2006 (60 pictures)
Photos from 20 May 06 - 19 June 06: We go camping with the scouts, then to a Mets game (where the boys get to run the bases) then to a Yankees game, then to a Bridgeport Bluefish Game and then finally the cub scouts get to march in th Memorial day parade and they win the marching award.

12 6 Years + 11 Months  12 August 2006(55 pictures)
Photos from 20 June 06 - 19 July 06: We start the month by cutting down the two giant tulip trees and end the month with a storm that tool out the electricity, phone and cable for three days, delaying teh boys' birthday party. Its a good thing we cut down those tulip trees.