S: Year 5 and 6
BC: RIP - Bently Morris. You will always remain in our hearts and never be forgotten! 11 July, 2000 - 10 January, 2011
FC: "Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories" | April 2009 - April 2011
1: "New Orleans has a real spirit. It's the most authentic of all American cities" | 16 August, 2009 New Orleans
2: 17 - 21 August, 2009 Carnival Fantasy Cruise New Orleans, USA to Cozumel, Mexico | Day 1:
3: "Think of the possibilities my boy" The Professor
4: Day 2: | I promise I am tall enough to go down the slide......
5: "Celebrate Summer - Sun drenched days and starlit nights...". | This smiling face is a joy to behold. It is stamped on our heart.
6: Day 3: | Can I climb it? Please Please Pleeeease!!
7: I am the King of the Castle, you are the dirty rascal
8: Mommy's favorite boy in the whole wide world
11: Day 4: | What is all the commotion about down there?
12: Más cerveza? | Climbing again Dad! | I am bigger than a Building. | Snorkeling here we come
13: I got to touch a real STARFISH
14: Day 5:
15: 7 November, 2009 Dane & Cameron at Kemah Boardwalk
16: 21 November, 2009 Dane's 1st sleepover | 22 November, 2009 Dane and Victor the morning after a very late night
17: 26 November, 2009 Thanksgiving in San Saba, TX | "Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse"
18: 27 -28 November, 2009 Tree lighting and Carol Service, Georgetown, TX
19: 30 November, 2009 Dane and Victor "fishing" at Lost Creek Park, Sugar Land, TX
20: 4 - 5 December, 2009 Snow for the 1st time in Katy, TX
21: “The best Christmas of all is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up with one another” | 25 December, 2009
22: 24 January, 2010 Exploring the Houston Zoo
23: Bottoms up! | Who has cool parents? ME!!!
24: 28 February, 2010 Little Red Riding Hood
25: 4 April, 2010 Easter celebrations with Victor
26: 6 April, 2010 Happy 5th Birthday
27: 10 April, 2010 Birthday treats for my birthday party at the Barnyard Park
28: The boys having fun at the birthday party! | Top Left Hand Photo: Cameron, Dane, Cole, Victor and David Bottom Left Hand Photo: AJ Right Hand Photo: Jake, David, Aayush, Cole and Vincent
29: Top Left Hand Photo: Brady | Time for a sugar rush!!!
30: 16 - 18 April, 2010 Neil comes to visit!
31: Run Forest Run | Hiking with the Boys!
32: 24 April, 2010 Galveston
33: 6 May, 2010 Homework in the buff | 22 May, 2010 Best friends, Victor and Dane.
34: 26 May, 2010 Pre-K Graduation British Private Prep School | I Pledge Allegiance to the FLAG of the United States of America
35: Pre-K teachers; Mrs. Stokes and Mrs. Dentler
36: 6 - 13 August, 2010 Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center - Summer Camp | Themes: Pirates and Luau
37: 19 August, 2010 Roosevelt Alexander Elementary Open House "Meet the Teacher" | BIG SCHOOL ...
38: 19 August, 2010 First Football Practice at Crosspoint Community Church, with Coach Provo
39: 20 -22 August, 2010 Moody Gardens. Galveston, Texas
40: Chillin.. | Lets go already, I have been waiting HOURS | Thats my DAD. | Cool Dude!
42: 23 August, 2010 First day of Kindergarten Roosevelt Alexander Elementary School | 1. A little grumpy 2. A little aprehensive 3. Ready, Set, Go 4. The lone RAEnger
43: Very proud Dad | Very Proud Mom | Mrs. Sheri Adams Kindergarten Teacher | New friends!!!
44: Feeling a little sad! | Home of the StingRAEs | Day 1 of Kindergarten done, and one very tired little boy.
45: Day 2 of Kindergarten - one happy camper. | Running for the "Magic School Bus" | What a big boy - riding the bus to school. | All aboard...
46: 6 September, 2010 the Houston Zoo
47: 11 September, 2010 Football Match | Friends, Kacy and Cole come to support the game
48: 18 September, 2010 More Football ...
49: 31 October, 2010 Halloween
50: 17 November, 2010 | Almost 10 1/2 years to the day we left S.A., we became U.S. Citizens | "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
51: 19 November, 2010 Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast
52: 24 - 25 November, 2010 Thanksgiving with Randi, Leslie and Cameron
53: 17 - 18 December, 2010 - 2 "brothers" back together again
54: 25 December, 2010 - Letter to Santa Silly String, Thomas, Machine Gun, Lego, DVD, Remote Airplane, Truck, Helicopter & CD
56: Top L - R: 13 January, 2011 Monkey in the bathtub 4 January, 2011 Phoning Cameron for his 6th Birthday | Bottom L - R: 3 January, 2011 Car-a-part 13 January, 2011 Looking for GRAMPS
57: 23 January, 2011 Exploring the new "African" exhibit at the Houston Zoo
58: 21 February, 2011 | Jenni's visit to Flatonia, TX | Tour of an old railroad station
59: 4 March, 2011 RAE Hoe Down The Kindergartener's enjoyed a day of fun on the "ranch". The day started off with arts & crafts, sing-a-longs, shirt & belt races, sack races, coin searching in a hay-stack, horse shoe tossing, making homemade trail mix and ended with a wagon ride. Dane danced the day away!
60: 11 March, 2011 The BIG 4-OH! We celebrated Darryl's birthday with a BANG! Fancy dress-up for the day, where he enjoyed delicious breakfast and cake at the office. The day ended with dinner at The Melting Pot, and continued the next day with paintball.
61: Top L: 18 March, 2011 Randi & Cameron spent some time with us over Spring Break. 2 April, 2011 Let the soccer fun begin ... (Dane # 48)
62: 6 April, 2011 Poppit turns 6!!! His morning surprise was a treasure hunt, where he had to follow the clues on the map to find pieces of his DSi. The fun continued at school, where we had lunch with him and his friends, and ended the day with homemade dessert and cake with more friends. Over th weekend, four of his friends then went to have lunch and watch the movie HOP.
65: A FEW FUN FACTS! 5 Years: Weight - 33.2 lbs Height - 40 3/4" Favourite Food - Tacos Favourite Song - Fireflies (Owl City) Favourite Colour - Red Favourite Sport - Football Best Friend(s) - Cameron Spinks 6 Years: Weight - 34.2 lbs Height - 42 3/4" Favourite Food - Cheese Pizza Favourite Song - Shattered Turn the Car Around (O.A.R.) Favourite Colour - Red Favourite Sport - Football Best Friend(s) - Cameron Spinks / Andy Cui