Family Pictures

April 10, 2004 Portraits
- Portraits of the kids...

April 21, 2004 The Petting Zoo
- On April 21, the first day of Ridvan, we went to a petting zoo... This lama spit on Mommy's face!...

June 11, 2004 Trip to the Ocean
- On June 11 2004, we went on a camping trip at the Ocean in Virginia Beach. The car was packed to the max! Shane help up his feet so he wouldn't get sand on them. Jasmine talked about building a...

June 20, 2004 Father's Day
- Father's Day -- June 20. Breakfast in Bed!...

July 09, 2004 Hanging Out at Home (Pictures)
- Hanging Out at Home (Click on images to enlarge)...

September 09, 2004 Aunt Hiwot & Aunt Meraf Visit (Pictures)
- Aunt Hiwot stayed with us for the Summer 2004 and and Aunt Meraf visited in August. Amare Family in August 2004 (Click on the pictures for larger version) Aunt Hiwot stayed with us all summer while she was on break...

September 29, 2004 Uncle Shane & Aunt Brukty Visit (Pictures)
- Uncle Shane and Aunt Brukty came to visit in the summer 2004. (Click on images to enlarge) In July we went to the zoo. Here is Aunt Hiwot, Aunt Brukty, and Jasmine. Sep 19 we went to the Maryland Renaissance...

October 02, 2004 Hanging Out (Pictures)
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October 06, 2004 8th Anniversary (Pictures)
- For our 8th anniversary, we took a train ride through Western Maryland. When we got home in the evening, Akue, Dagm, Jasmine & Shane had made us a cake, decorated the room, poured some grape juice and made cards for...

October 17, 2004 Playing & New Backyard (Pictures)
- Zelalem built a patio in our backyard. Max and his brother built the stairs. We had the fence built. It has totally changed out house! It's now an extended play area for the kids. Playing at Home Jasmine's daily lesson...

October 31, 2004 Halloween 2004 (pictures)
- Dagm was part Darth Vader, part Batman, and part Vampire. Jasmine was Picachu. Shane was a dragon. The day before Halloween, there was a Halloween Parade in our neighborhood. With Daddy Aunt Brukty, Daddy, Dagm (Batman), Mommy, Baby Shane (Dragon),...

November 25, 2004 Thanksgiving 2004
- Zekre & Negar joined us for Thanksgiving! Jasmine and Mommy made the centerpiece....

November 26, 2004 Kid update
- Dagm made the honor roll this quarter, and we were all very proud. We attended a little ceremony at the school -- and grandpa sent him $20 bucks. Negar & Zekre brought him a bag of candy, and my friend...

December 24, 2004 Zelalem's Family Visits
- Zelalem's three sisters and their families came for a whole week in December. His sister, Jember, came from Dallas with her husband Sami and their two kids, Teddy and Benni. His sister Mezgi and her husband Kidu came from New...

January 26, 2005 Portraits
- Dagm -- 13 Years Old Jasmine -- Age 4 Shane -- 1.5 years Family...

January 30, 2005 #4 Coming Soon
- That's right -- Amare child #4 will soon be here. Our new son or daughter (it will be a surprise) is due to arrive on Feb 16! Here's mommy at 35 weeks!...

May 09, 2005 Mother's Day
- For mother's day Jasmine & Shane and Mom went to the park. And then after lunch Mom and Dagm went on a bike ride....

September 12, 2005 Trip to the Beach
- We all went to the beach in Delaware with Aunt Meraf and Aunt Mezgi. We stopped at our former home in Silver Spring Maryland. It was our last visit to that house as a family since we sold it. Shane...

February 25, 2006 Family Portrait: A Family of Seven
- Here we are! Our first photo as a family of seven. It's really hard to get seven people (especially with kids) to all have a half-way decent expression for a family portait....

October 31, 2006 Halloween In Ethiopia
- Since there's no Halloween here, the whole family paraded down the street to the local kiosk to the amusement of passersby, and all the kids got lollipops. Jasmine -- the gate keeper Shane the chetah-- appropriate since i had...