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oliver connell | day eighteen hundred and forty-one
oliver connell | day eighteen hundred and forty-one

Oliver performed in his school’s Christmas concert. He was FANTASTIC!

oliver connell | day sixteen hundred & forty
oliver connell | day sixteen hundred & forty

Twice a year, Oliver’s school has a “fun fair” to raise funds and promote community involvement. This was our first time going and Oliver certainly had a blast. He loved talking and playing with all his friends and we enjoyed mingling with the other parents. I’m sure we all look forward to the next. Cheers! […]

oliver connell | day sixteen hundred & thirty-one
oliver connell | day sixteen hundred & thirty-one

A quick iPhone snap of Oliver before his first lacrosse game ever! I was certainly a proud papa that day! Cheers! t.

oliver connell | day sixteen hundred & twenty-four
oliver connell | day sixteen hundred & twenty-four

Just a quick few photos taken of Oliver by Dana. On this morning – Oliver and his Mum built one heck of a fort in our living room. Cheers! t.

oliver connell | day twelve hundred & sixty-seven
oliver connell | day twelve hundred & sixty-seven

Back in May (I know, I know – I’m trying to catch up on my processing I promise!) I had an engagement shoot with the lovely Denise and Ron at Webster’s Falls in Dundas Ontario. Oliver and Dana decided to come along and after my shoot, we explored the area.

oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-seven
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-seven

We haven’t had much snow this winter and any that has fallen, it’s pretty much disappeared before our eyes. So when New Years Eve came around and we realized there was enough snow on the ground to get out and make Oliver his first…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & seventy-four
oliver connell | day eight hundred & seventy-four

This will be short and sweet I promise! Playing some extreme catch-up with Oliver’s Blog. I’m sorry to all the people who frequent this site (thanks Mom) as I have been slacking on getting new photos and video…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-six
oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-six

One of our goals for Oliver was to teach him to learn how to swim. Both Dana and I feel it’s important for a child to learn as early as possible how to swim. We like to be around water (whether it’s at the cottage or a friend’s pool) and…

Video Short: Oliver Sings
Video Short: Oliver Sings

I guess you can’t really say this is a video of much because the “video” portion of this post doesn’t really mean anything. It’s a video of a baby monitor. Meh! But if you listen close enough…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & eighty-four
oliver connell | day seven hundred & eighty-four

Back about a month and a half ago, I got a facebook message from a friend saying that she saw Oliver 365 on display in an indigo by where she lives. I was a little thrown….

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven

Being a photographer it’s important to stay up with the latest technologies. So, to be able to offer my clients a better finished product, it’s also important…

oliver connell | day 721-722
oliver connell | day 721-722

November was a really hectic month around the Connell household. Dana was in full production mode for two craft shows…

Video Short: Oliver enjoying pancakes
Video Short: Oliver enjoying pancakes

As Oliver started to get older, he also started (and continues) to enjoy new foods. We thought he would like pancakes, but I don’t think we were prepared for HOW MUCH he would enjoy…

oliver connell | day five hundred & fourty
oliver connell | day five hundred & fourty

Another wonderful afternoon in Gage Park in downtown Brampton, Oliver, Dana and I spent some time walking, running, and playing. Oliver had a couple of firsts this afternoon…

oliver connell | day five hundred & ten
oliver connell | day five hundred & ten

It’s been a while since Oliver and I hung out with the camera. I mean, we took a bunch of pictures on our vacation to Haines City Florida where we visited Nana and Grand Dad and that…

oliver connell | day four hundred & ninety to ninety-seven
oliver connell | day four hundred & ninety to ninety-seven

During one of the first weeks of April, Dana, Oliver and I traveled to Central Florida to visit Dana’s parents at their “winter house.” Oliver’s Nana and Grand Dad live in Florida for six months of the year so…

oliver connell | day three hundred & seventy-five
oliver connell | day three hundred & seventy-five

Last year Oliver was only 26 days old when Christmas came around and that didn’t leave us a heck of a lot of time to introduce him to Santa beforehand. So, this year we made a point of checking his schedule…

oliver connell | day three hundred and sixty-nine
oliver connell | day three hundred and sixty-nine

On this day, we celebrated Oliver’s first birthday with my parents. They brought some wonderful gifts for Oliver and it was of course, another great evening. Oliver has really taken…

oliver connell | day three hundred & sixty-six
oliver connell | day three hundred & sixty-six

Today was November 30th, Oliver’s first official birthday. We celebrated at home with some cake that Mum made. It was delicious, and looked great, despite what she may think…

oliver connell | day three hundred & sixty-four
oliver connell | day three hundred & sixty-four

We had the best intentions. Everything was in order: thirty plus people coming to our house; loot bags were done and ready; cake was made; outfits were picked out. Everything you do to prepare for your son’s first…

oliver connell | day three hundred & fourty one
oliver connell | day three hundred & fourty one

November 5th was a very special day for us as Oliver took another first step in his growth….quite literally. At this point, Oliver had been walking around furniture quite easily but…

oliver connell | day three hundred & thirty-six
oliver connell | day three hundred & thirty-six

Oliver “The Aviator” Connell. That is what we so graciously named our dear son this Hallowe’en. He looked quite stunning in his costume in what was his first year celebrating the dark holiday. Dana had this idea…

oliver connell | day three hundred & twenty-two
oliver connell | day three hundred & twenty-two

Dana suggested that since this was Oliver’s first Hallowe’en that we take him to a pumpkin patch to see what he thinks of the pumpkins. Well, I think it’s safe to say that Oliver loves them! We went up to…

oliver connell | day three hundred & fifteen
oliver connell | day three hundred & fifteen

On day 315, Oliver had gotten ready for Thanksgiving dinner and was looking quite handsome in his Thanksgiving sweater. So, being the good and responsible parent that I am, I took some photos…