Amber

Aalijah's Mum, Amber
Ready for her Senior Prom, 2008
My New Great Granddaughter

Aaliyah Rachel Erickson

Born on 29th September 2008
Amber

Amber is just being herself,
And that means pretty.


Aaliyah

Aaliyah the Beautiful...
Aaliyah's first feeding

Aaliyah's Momma gives her first feeding.
Aliyah the Trend Setter

Aaliyah the Trend Setter with her new hat and wrap.


Nap

Catching a nap...
Rubber Hands

Rubber Hands?  Get AWAY!!
Bundle

Tommy, the Daddy, holds so tiny a bundle...


Grandfather's Prize

Grandfather, Jim, holds his prize
Jim Scares Aaliyah

Jim Scares Aaliyah...      ARRGGGHHHH!!!!!!
Bundle

Grandmaw, Robyn, holds Aaliyah...


Nap

Auntie Tiffany's Pride Showing...   Both Beautiful.
Rubber Hands

Desi, a dear family friend, looks pleased.  A lovely pair.




Aaliyah's First Days Home

Grandfather's Prize

Grandmaw, Robyn, with the beautiful Aaliya
Jim Scares Aaliyah

The Sleeping Beauty
Bundle

Don't drop the Baby!!!


Nap

The Best Babies are the Sleeping Ones
Rubber Hands

Auntie Tiffany cradling a sleeping Aaliyah
Bundle

Awww, ain't that cute....


Nap

ARGH!  Stop Squeezing me...




Eight Days Later

Grandfather's Prize

Snoozing Again....



Two Weeks Old

Grandfather's Prize

Uncle Tyler with Aaliyah
Grandfather's Prize

Always Snoozing...   She's a Good Baby
Grandfather's Prize

Who is THAT holding me?

Grandfather's Prize

Oh, when she awakens!  Bad hair day already.
Grandfather's Prize

Watch sticking your hand in there...
Grandfather's Prize

Snxxxx! So peaceful...


Grandfather's Prize

Dreaming maybe??  Ain't she just the prettiest?
Grandfather's Prize

Checking out the surrounding world.
Grandfather's Prize

Dreaming of her Great-GrandPappy.



One Month Old
2008
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Grandpa with the tiny Aalijah
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Grandmaw holding little Aalijah
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My grandmaw is a nice soft bed.
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I could snooze her forever.
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So what if she stands, I can still snooze.
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Dreaming of Pappy again.


One and a Half Months Old
2008
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She just can't believe things she sees in the dark...
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She shuts her eyes and hope for the best.
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She just can't believe things she sees in the dark...
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Yup... still there, but it's not as scary now...
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I think I have gas...
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Oh yeah, it's gas...
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Give me a bit.  They'll put me down.
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I'm innocent...    really...
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It was someone over there.
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I need a rest after that one.  [grin]
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Showin' a little leg?
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Yeah, I'm cute...
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I do not snore, I do not snore, I do not snore, I do not snore.
Two Months Old
2008
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Hey, I like this camera.  Gives me a nice tan, huh?
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I think I gotta burp...
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I am sooooo cute...
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Hey, get that hairy arm outta here!!
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Ahhhhh... a chance for a snooze...
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Posing with Grandmaw...
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LUNCH!!!!
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Hey, look! I can sit up.
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I can watch and pray, too.
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I just can't seem to snuggle any deeper into this cushion.
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I'm trying to be serious.  but my Pappy probably won't let me.
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Eesh!  Who's hairy arm is that, anyway??


December 25th - CHRISTmas  2008
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All Prim and Proper...
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I'm innocent...  I didn't mess it up!
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Would you pleeeeeze comb my hair again?


December 29th - Dressed up for the New Year  2009
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Is my dress straight?
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I feel a draft...
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What are these?  Are they my fingers???




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February 1th - Fourth Month  2009
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I think someone oughta get a Pamper ready;  Ngnuh!!...
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OK, what's this, huh?
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My grandfather.  He's strong.  I'm not afraid...


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Oh no... they got the camera again...
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Uh oh...  Is that gas or....
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If I concentrate, maybe this will go away.


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I'VE BEEN FRAMED!!!
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Yeah, I'll just humor him...
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Finally, they cute shots.


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What's that...?
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...the camera...
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I'll ignore them...


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I'm so good at ignoring.
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They won't take my picture
when I'm looking away.
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[sigh]  I suppose they WILL take the
pictures if I don't look at them.


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I just can't make them snap like my Grandfather...
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Maybe my toes will snap...?
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I like my Grandmaw.


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You're smilin', Grandmaw, but I got
a nasty little surprise coming on...