Drew was a dinosaur (it had spikes on the back, therefore stegosaurus); Jake was terrified of Drew's costume for the first day.

Here are shots of Drew and Jake, and their buddy Logan the Knight.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/13892885@N08/sets/72157622627197975

Drew and Jake visited our local pumpkin patch ...

{myFlickr}photoset_id=72157622743536350{/myFlickr}

{myFlickr}photoset_id=72157622766158204{/myFlickr}

Some footage (mostly swimming) from the boys' party:

{myFlickr}photoset_id=72157622758268656{/myFlickr}

We finally got around to uploading a bunch of video from the old camera.

Jake thinks this is the funniest thing ever. He begs to watch the movie, and cackles uncontrollably through it. We've had to start cutting him off, as he's taken to re-enacting some of the scenes loudly.

6 mos: Drew trying to sing the alphabet song, while Jake plays:

Backstory: we'd been trying to teach Drew some sign language. He seemed to be reacting, so we set up the camera and tempted him with a treat, trying to get him to ask for "more."

Drew practices singing the Birthday Song for his 3rd birthday party: