Two Years

Grandpa’s little buddy turns 2!

Suddenly… Two.

Wow. This little guy.

My Pride-and-Joy.

He’s two.

… and with every picture, video, and visit, continues to remind me of his daddy at that age. He’s the spitting image of 26 years past.

And we get LOTS of pictures and videos! His parents (Andrew and Liz) do such a great job of keeping us a part of his adventures, his growth, and his life.

Enjoy their “2nd Birthday” photo shoot!

  • Two Cool!
  • That smile!
  • Family photo
  • Happy Cole
  • Just walkin' with Mom and Dad
  • Family time
  • Daddy loves Mommy
  • Cole, Andrew, and Liz
  • So happy

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