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for many videos of Ryder. Updated 5/07 with 30 new videos.
Highlights include a school field trip, a carnival in Ukiah and the 100th day of school.
A new year, a trip to New Orleans and good times with family and friends.
[Le bon temps]
All the joys of the holiday season.
What could be better than a World Series win for the Giants and a trip to Disneyland?
Blue Angels, orange pumpkins and a new home for us.
In September, we went to the Pixar exhibit and Ryder started a new school.
A wild month that included Ryder's robot birthday party, his last day at Miraloma, a trip to Davis, a farewell to a friend and a trip to Santa Cruz.
During July we drove to Sun Valley, ID and Ryder turned 5.
[Miles & smiles]
The month was dominated by Ryder's graduation from Miraloma Co-op.
[Pass the tissues]
Still in progress.
April was filled with outdoor adventures to Muir Woods and Elkus Ranch.
Highlights include a trip to the Oakland Zoo and a visit to the Academy of Sciences.
A micro gallery since I was too busy with the school auction to take photos.
The new year brings a new adventure for Ryder and a (very) quick trip to LA.
All the usual holiday madness.
What do you get when you mix a jail bird, some ice, a Mouse and a turkey?
[Y? Beause we love u.]
A busy month of music, field trips, and all things Halloween.
The smallest gallery ever. And Ryder's first t-ball game.
August was all about friends, parties and pirates.
Aside from a trip to Pismo, we celebrated Ryder's 4th birthday!
A busy month that includes trips to Denver and San Diego and a visit from Greg's folks.
This month we went on a perfect trip to Tahoe, and we took Ryder to his first Giants game.
A farm-filled month, with trips to Elkus Ranch and Slide Ranch.
March memories: masks, mohawk and the Miraloma auction.
Trips to Sacramento, Ukiah and a glimpse of life at Miraloma Nursery
We started the year with a quick trip to Sacramento and just a few
photos. And, thankfully, a new president.
The end of the year brings the holidays, Ryder's first bike and
a trip to LA.
November was dominated by a trip to Pismo, the car show and, of
The month brought sand castles, soap box racers, and tons of Halloween madness.
Highlights include a visit to the Academy of Sciences and Ryder's first day of preschool.
August was filled with lots of local trips, including Sonoma, Fort Bragg and, er, Vallejo.
Trips to Pismo and Sun Valley as well as Ryder's third birthday.
Highlights for the month include mini-golf, a festival and a parade.
During May we went to Monterey and LA. Oh,
and Michele turned 40.
the hill & far away]
From Vail to pony rides, with a few stops inbetween.
A crazy busy month filled with fish, a visit from Ah-mie,
golf, trips to Tahoe and Colorado, and lots of snow.
Ryder and friends play in Glen Canyon; upstaging Daddy in
1, 2, 3]
Exploring the Exploratorium, trains in Tilden,
putting at home, and more.
'Tis the season for family, friends and reindeer.
From SLO town to the desert, with a few stops
along the way.
As the leaves fall, our pace picks up.
Trains in Sonoma, goats at Slide Ranch, grapes
A reunion, a 100th birthday, family fun and
Pismo Beach was fun, but Ryder's second birthday party was
LA to San Diego and a few stops in between.
A trip to LA, a day in Tiberon, and monkeying
around at the zoo.
Ryder sees snow for the first time and takes
his first ferry ride.
This month was filled with lots of fun and
We were fortunate enough to have lots of vistors
in our new home.
It's moving time again, but that didn't stop
us from having fun.
Highlights for December include the holiday
card photo shoot, a couple of reunions, and a
trip to Miami.
Ryder becomes a walker! Also: a trip to LA
and our first attempt at a holiday card photo.
Horses, fish, pumpkins, and dragons. We love
We headed off to Sonoma and to LA and started
a new gym class.
The usual mayhem, parties, and playtime.
How better to celebrate than with a party
in the park, a trip to the zoo, and visit to the aquarium?
2006: Weeks 49 - 52
Mahalo! Prepare yourself for an impressive
number of photos, including a bunch from our trip to Kauai.
2006: Weeks 45 - 48
A fun-filled month of family visiting and
2006: Weeks 40 - 44
A busy month with a trip to LA and adventures
2006: Weeks 36 - 39
While it rained outside, Ryder started crawling,
swimming, signing, and even saying a few words.
2006: Weeks 32 - 35
March was a swinging
good time: swings, sand, signing, standing and splashing about.
2006: Weeks 28 - 31
A whole lot of P
in February: Plates, Potties, Portland, and Playtime.
2006: Weeks 23 - 27
for Ryder: first haircut, first solid food, first move, first cold.
2005: Weeks 18 - 22
Sitting, playing, and the now-infamous holiday
2005: Weeks 16 - 17
The stuffies take over as the holidays approach.
& Bunnies & Bears]
2005: Weeks 14 - 15
More proof that our son is the cutest
kid to ever walk the face of the earth. Fun with fur, sequins, and bovines.
Soap Ad Shoot]
2005: Weeks 10 - 14
Ryder masters getting his hands in his mouth,
and celebrates his first halloween as a pirate
& a bear. No, not at the same time, silly.
his thumb backstage at the Doobie Brothers while Papa auctions off
guitars. Plus: Little D & Ryder meet for the first time, on the
It To The Streets]
Ryder's mom loves to dress him up. So does
his dad, truth be told. Now that Ryder is smiling and interacting a
lot more, he sure is getting a lot of costume
Two: Out of Hibernation]
Two: Portraits & the Park
Ryder just turned 8 weeks old, and we still
don't have his birth announcement out. We've been trying to get a photo
of him worthy of the shot status. This gallery includes a
few of the photos we've
taken, and Ryder's first visit to the park.
Two: Ryder Meets His Peeps
And on the third week, the family began to
arrive to meet the new babe in town. Overwhelmed with all of it, we
got photo- graphic evidence of some
of the loving relatives, but not all. We did, however, get many, many
pictures of Ryder.
Two: The Many Faces of Ryder
New parents and a digital camera are a dangerous
thing. Sooner or later Greg will learn how to edit down a pile
of photos. Until then, this batch includes the full range of Ryder's
facial expressions, and evidence of his first bath.
Days at Home
into his new home, and we have a ball trying out all of the cute
outfits we've been dying to see on him.
Everyone who's ever been born in a hospital
has one: the tale of the ride home.
Like most, this one was slow, and uneventful.
Our first few days with Ryder were spent in
UCSF medical center. Our memories of the time are already fuzzy, as
are the pictures.
Birth of Ryder
11:47 AM on Sunday, July 24, 2005, Ryder Bodhi Quiroga weighed 7 pounds
15.5 ounces and had a full head of hair. These are pictures of his mom's
labor, and his birth. These pictures were originally deleted from our
camera, we had them recovered, and got them up recently.