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Videos of Aurora
Select from the links below to be sent to the video of your choice that is located on YouTube. There are captions to most of the videos that tell a little bit about what happened on the trip or in the photo. The most recent video is at the top, but feel free to check out the other videos from the past. Enjoy!

2017: "A Journey Through Virginia History" Play

2017: School Chorus Concert
  • Video #1
    Videos from the February 22, 2017 School Chorus Concert held at Freedom High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. This and the next video are from that night.
  • Video #2


2016: School Chorus Perfoming for New Dominion Choraliers


2015: Second Grade Play - This is Your Lifecycle


2014: First Grade Play - Famous Americans



  • Meeting the Blown-up Turkey
    On November 23, 2011, Aurora greets the blown-up turkey in the front yard.
  • American Legion Halloween Party Games #1
    On October 29, 2011, we headed over to the American Legion for their Halloween party for the kids. They had some games for them to play. This and the next video are from the event.
  • American Legion Halloween Party Games #2
    The mummy wrapping contest.
  • Aurora Playing with Her Bunnies
    In August 2011 we took a trip to the Upper Midwest. On this trip Kate and I collected the final states to have visited all 50 United States. I just needed North Dakota, while Kate needed Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota. After this trip, Aurora has been to 27 of the 50 States. This video is from the first day of the trip, August 5, 2011, and has Aurora playing with her bunnies while singing "Who Let the Dogs Out."
  • Aurora Singing Snuggle Puppy
    This video is from August 9, 2011, and has Aurora singing some of "Snuggle Puppy."
  • Dancing with Evelyn
    During a trip to visit Kate's sister, she and Aurora also stopped in Massachusetts to visit her best friend, Janice, and her little girl, Evelyn. This is short video from July 23, 2011 or Aurora, Evelyn, and Janice dancing to "Who Let the Dogs Out."
  • Bounce House Fun
    At the kids portion of Kate's 20th High School Reunion in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on July 9, 2011, Aurora had some fun in the bounce house.
  • Playtime with Friends
    Video of Aurora playing with her friends, David and Evelyse, on July 6, 2011.
  • Fun at a Summer Day Camp
    On June 24, 2011, Aurora had some fun at her day camp at Veteran's Park.
  • Birthday Party Pinata #1
    At Aurora's birthday party on June 18, 2011, a pinata was set up inside for the kids to take a shot at. This and the next video are from the party.
  • Birthday Party Pinata #2
    Aurora takes a swing or two.
  • Aurora at Swim Lessons #1
    On May 31, 2011, Aurora had one of her swim lessons at one of the County pools. This and the next video are from those lessons.
  • Aurora at Swim Lessons #2
  • Aurora Dances with Her Bunny
    On the weekend of May 21, 2011, we took Aurora on her first camping trip to see how she would handle it. We stayed local, but still an hour and a half to two hours west at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. This and the next two videos are from the time we first got to the Big Meadows Campground.
  • Playing with a Ball with Dad #1
  • Playing with a Ball with Dad #2
  • Aurora's Preschool Graduation Ceremony
    Aurora and her classmates had a little graduation ceremony at the Veteran's Park gym on May 19, 2011. Aurora was not going on to Kindergarten the next year, so she only got to wear a scarf, while the students moving on to Kindergarten wore the full cap and gown. This video is Aurora's teacher talking about having Aurora in her class.
  • Dance Time with Bunny
    On April 21, 2011, Aurora had some fun dancing (or spinning) with her stuffed animal bunny.
  • Can You Spell Your Name
    On March 31, 2011, Kate asked Aurora to spell her name. What she got was a little goofiness, but cute anyway.
  • Aurora Playing on the Beach
    A video of Aurora playing on a beach in Bradenton, Florida on March 11, 2011.
  • Aurora Running the Bases
    Aurora and her friend J.D. run the bases at McKechnie Field after one of the Pirates Spring Training games on March 13, 2011.