these moments for always

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the big boy’s vacation has now been made. hours of catch with his uncle ryan. #hewears22too #123zihlmans

the big boy’s vacation has now been made. hours of catch with his uncle ryan. #hewears22too #123zihlmans

uncle ryan is a darn good time. #123zihlmans

uncle ryan is a darn good time. #123zihlmans

I’m going to assault your feed today. and I’m not going to feel bad about it. when you only see your cousin once a year, it’s a big freaking deal. #123zihlmans

I’m going to assault your feed today. and I’m not going to feel bad about it. when you only see your cousin once a year, it’s a big freaking deal. #123zihlmans

our boys have never been happier. #123zihlmans

our boys have never been happier. #123zihlmans

naval museums in portsmouth, lunch with daddy’s client, the virginia beach aquarium, both kids riding the waves at the beach, dq blizzards, and five hours driving to north carolina…and their new mood necklaces never read anything but happy. ๐Ÿ˜‰ damn good day in my book. #123zihlmans

naval museums in portsmouth, lunch with daddy’s client, the virginia beach aquarium, both kids riding the waves at the beach, dq blizzards, and five hours driving to north carolina…and their new mood necklaces never read anything but happy. ๐Ÿ˜‰ damn good day in my book. #123zihlmans

the long day of travel…totally worth it for this…virginia beach you sure know how to lay down a welcome. #123zihlmans

the long day of travel…totally worth it for this…virginia beach you sure know how to lay down a welcome. #123zihlmans

the three boys in my life and their first ferry ride. see ya later Jersey. #123zihlmans

the three boys in my life and their first ferry ride. see ya later Jersey. #123zihlmans

it’s safe to say, the big boy will likely be taller than his great grandma this time next year. #123zihlmans

it’s safe to say, the big boy will likely be taller than his great grandma this time next year. #123zihlmans

that little guy with the puddle jumper on, he’s totally passed out after all the hard work burying his great grandpa’s feet in the sand. #123zihlmans

that little guy with the puddle jumper on, he’s totally passed out after all the hard work burying his great grandpa’s feet in the sand. #123zihlmans

those little specks way out there are three incredibly happy boys. nothing beats the sand and ocean. #123zihlmans

those little specks way out there are three incredibly happy boys. nothing beats the sand and ocean. #123zihlmans

quick morning at the office. #123zihlmans

quick morning at the office. #123zihlmans

morning play time with their shore buddies. next year there will two more little ones crowded around for morning play time. #123zihlmans

morning play time with their shore buddies. next year there will two more little ones crowded around for morning play time. #123zihlmans

some days are just amazing. this one being pretty much the best yet. #123zihlmans @mermcglynn @ktalone @jenmarie343

some days are just amazing. this one being pretty much the best yet. #123zihlmans @mermcglynn @ktalone @jenmarie343

fifteen years ago we imagined this moment. our families together on this lawn. laughing and carrying on. thank you Lord for these people in my life…for an early two decades of friendship…blessed doesn’t even cover it. #123zihlmans

fifteen years ago we imagined this moment. our families together on this lawn. laughing and carrying on. thank you Lord for these people in my life…for an early two decades of friendship…blessed doesn’t even cover it. #123zihlmans

some days are just about perfect. #123zihlmans @jenmarie343 @mermcglynn

some days are just about perfect. #123zihlmans @jenmarie343 @mermcglynn