At the bottom on the left is an alphabetical list of the pages in this web site, to help you navigate if you feel so inclined.
A guide to our family photo album covering 1994-2010, showing the principal themes, is here.
A year by year guide to our family time-line from 1994 through 2007 is here.
A photo journal beginning in 2008 is here.
The most recent pages of the album, copies of posts from my WordPress family blog, http://ianstock.wordpress.com/, are linked here:
Here they are at Tahoe in March or April 2007, sledding together. This was fun!
There is, of course, a tendency to do battle in one way or another. The two photos below give two examples. On the left, a little mutual finger-pointing at Carmel Mission in 2006 sets the stage for a more physical dispute. Don't know if it happened. And on the right, one of those times it did happen, in 2005.
Alex takes it all very well, because his big brother is kind to him most of the time.
What more can a little brother ask?
To look like his big brother, or to have his big brother look like him? Well, I don't know if he actually asked that, but Alex does like to have blond highlights in his hair, which coincidentally makes him look more like Charlie.
Check them out on the left in this spring 2007 photo during a golf round in Scotts Valley. Alex had had his highlights colored in a month or so earlier, and the similarity to his brother is striking.
The one on the right takes it one step further! Here Charlie is wearing an Alex mask, standing next to Alex. What does it all mean!
On the right, yet another variant of the sibling relation, this one taken at Courtney and Antony's house in San Diego on Charlie's tenth birthday in 2005. Where's Alex?!
Then, below left, a little harmony. Our only question is why this harmony had to occur on a video game!! They like music.
Next, two photos with Great-Aunts in England.
First on the right, with Aunty Vi in a pub in England during the summer of 2007. Aunty Vi is named Violet Rose Eliza (you can't get more English than that!), and is Grandma's sole surviving sister. She lives in Solihull, near where she was born and raised in Birmingham. We visit regularly, and always enjoy ourselves.
Then, below, here they are with Aunt Angela at a pub near her house in Rye called the Playden Oasts. Agian, this was taken during the summer of 2007. We visited several aging relatives during that summer holiday, which was a great way to spend the time. At least, it was great for the parents. Charlie and Alex were kind enough to go along for the ride without complaining.
They play video games constantly, and there are other video games here.
Here they are fooling around.
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