Family Album 2005

Eli Joseph Rubin arrives in Washington,
October 7,
courtesy of Mary Kate and Eric

Joe, Francie, and Grace Shaughnessy (David and Laura's children) in May.

Avery chopped celery for the birthday dinner.

Mike's 47th birthday in May

I visit the Shaughnessys in Windham, Maine whenever I can. Tom and Ping Gu and son Garrick drove me from Amherst to celebrate Mike's 47th birthday in May. Tom cooked up a special meal.
In September I returned for another visit.

Ping and Tom Gu with Mike in Maine in May.


Tulleigh and Garrick are lao pengyou.

Chef Tom explains what all the dishes are.

Mike's favorite present

Garrick, Tulleigh and Avery dig in.

Kevin and Malachy Connor at a Millennium Park Concert in August

Ciaran Shaughnessy writes and performs his own songs.

Delaney, Flannery, and Riley Connor visited me in August.

Labor Day weekend, Caroline, Mary Clare, Joseph, John and Kathleen Connor

Kathleen Connor and I went to Irish Fest in KC

Kathleen hugs John
Everyone's musical in this family. Mal and Mike preparing the pool for covering-- Covering up the pool for winter--a family project.
Sunday night dinner-- Malory is drumming! Tulleigh gets an idea for a song--earwax!
Avery makes up a song about earwax. Theo prepares a gourmet dinner for ten. Ciaran and his classmate Courtenay.
Malory's mom Tam had been evacuated from New Orlens and was visiting.

Avery's a freshman at USM--studying art and music.

Time for bed?
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