S: To Tyler with love from Grandma Tomaka - December 25, 2011
BC: The End for now! Let's make lots more happy memories!
FC: Book of Family and Fun | Tyler Tomaka's
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | Tyler Riley Tomaka November 20, 2010, 3:50 p.m. cst 8.0 pounds 20.2 inches Born at Texas health Harris Methodist HEB Bedford Texas. Proud Parents - Brian & Emily Tomaka
2: These are places your mom and dad lived in Chelsea | Daddy lived on Water St. in Waterloo. | This was Mommy's house on Fox Hill Ct. in Chelsea. Grandma & Grandpa Wrathall still live there. You get to stay there when you come to visit! | Mommy & Daddy lived in a couple different apartments in Chelsea too. | Sharon Ann Manor, Main St. | Railroad St. Apartment
3: When you come to Chelsea, you might go to your Grandpa Tomaka's house on Roe Rd. | You might visit Grandma Tomaka's house on Duncan Dr! | You like the fish tank at Grandma Tomaka's house too! | You like playing on Grandma Tomaka's balcony!
4: Your mom and dad lived in Chelsea, Michigan before they moved to Texas. Most of their families still live there! Both of them graduated from Chelsea High School and Michigan State University. | The Clock Tower | Chelsea is the home of Jiffy Mix. Look for Jiffy Mix at your grocery store in Texas! There's a nice Clock Tower in Chelsea.
5: Besides your mom and dad, so many of your daddy's family went to MSU! Aunt Terri, Aunt Les, Uncle Tom, Grandma Tomaka, and Cousin Laura! It's no wonder you look so good in Spartan green and white! | Daddy looks pretty good in Spartan Green & White too! | Go Green!!
6: Brian Tomaka & Emily Wrathall Married December 29, 2005
7: The Wedding Party! Christine, Christina, Teresa, Jason, Uncle Craig, Uncle Andy | Grandma T with daddy and Grandpa W with mommy!
8: Grandma & Grandpa Wrathall love you, Tyler! | And so do Grandpa Tomaka and Grandma Tomaka!
9: There are fun things to do when you come to Chelsea! | Timbertown is a fun play place. | Your daddy used to play at Veteran's Park and Pierce Park! Can you guess why daddy and your uncles called one the boat park and the other the train park? | There's a big rock at the train park that people paint. Do you think your mom and dad ever painted the big rock? | Sometimes we would take a picnic lunch to the park!
10: The Chelsea Teddy Bear Factory might be a fun place to visit. Grandma Tomaka LOVES teddy bears! | Daddy loves Jet's Pizza - maybe we could go there for dinner when you come visit! | Do you like ice cream? We could stop by Twisters for a treat!
11: I'll bet you remember this store - I know you've been at Polly's Country Market before! | There is lots more snow in Michigan than there is in Texas! Maybe we can build a snowman sometime when you come to visit in the winter! | Grandma would love to escape the snow and go to Disneyworld with you-Grandma loves Mickey Mouse! That's daddy talking to Mickey!
12: Daddy loves the Chelsea Community Fair - especially the Demolition Derby. Hopefully you will come to the Chelsea Fair and see all the fun things there! There is a little parade on Tuesday of the Fair that you could be in! And on Saturday, there's a big candy parade! I bet you'd like that! There are even HORSES in the parade! Maybe Uncle Tom will take you for a ride in his police car!
13: Cabellas will be a FUN place for us to visit! You can see lots of different animals and there is a HUGE fish tank!
14: All things grow better with love. | Tyler, you have lots of uncles! | U | Uncle Doug | Uncle Ryan | Uncle Colby | Uncle Doug is married and now you have Aunt Jody too! | These handsome guys are your mom's brothers!
15: Uncle Andy and Uncle Craig are your dad's brothers. | They look pretty good when they got all dressed up!
16: Cousin Jen, Uncle Jaye, Aunt Terri and Cousin Laura | Great Grandma and Max. | Uncle Tom, Aunt Marcie, Cousin Connor and Cousin Sarah | Lots of people in Chelsea love you - here are just a few!
17: Uncle Craig, Daddy, Cousin Jen and Uncle Andy | T | That's Cousin Kacie! | Uncle Andy likes to play with Max You like to play with Max too! | Uncle Larry and Aunt Leslie are Kacie's mom and dad.
18: Your first Halloween Trick or Treating! You had fun in your wagon. You like candy!
19: Good Halloween times! | Even Deb & Jim joined the fun! | Maybe you will Trick or Treat in Chelsea someday soon! | Your second Halloween!
20: You like to visit places! Breakfast at Grandma and Grandpa Wrathall's house, swimming in Aunt Deb's pool, snacking at Grandma Tomaka's house
21: But you like to chill at home in Texas too! | It's always fun to play with Uncle Andy!
22: Sometimes Grandma Tomaka thinks you look a lot like your daddy! | Tyler | But most of the time she says you look just like Uncle Colby! | Daddy
23: Daddy was just 2 weeks old in this picture!.... | Daddy was 12 weeks old in this one! | Daddy liked to chill on the couch! Look! Daddy has on his Mickey Mouse t-shirt! Does daddy still like to chill on the couch? | And you were about 2 weeks old in this one! | That's you at about 13 weeks old!
24: Swinging on a hot, sunny day is pretty awesome too!! | Half day Friday wagon rides with daddy are the BEST!
25: Spring and Summer 2011
26: Daddy liked trick or treating. Daddy likes CANDY!
27: Can you believe your daddy was so tired he fell asleep eating dinner?!? | Daddy liked to dress up! | Daddy liked to talk on the phone to Grandma - especially on his birthday! | And he liked feeding babies, even when he was just a little boy!
28: Daddy liked sitting on Santa's lap! | He liked playing baseball, camping and swimming! | Your dad thought it might be fun to be a police officer like his Uncle Tom! | But you weren't so sure about it!
29: We used to visit Aunt Deb and Uncle Jim in Texas. Daddy, Uncle Andy and Uncle Craig liked going to Medieval Times, the Rodeo and Rangers games. Daddy even had a baseball mitt signed by George W. Bush before he became the 43rd President of the United States! That's Daddy in the blue hat! | Daddy and Uncle Craig even liked to dress up like cowboys!