BC: The End
1: LIVE WELL LAUGH OFTEN LOVE MUCH
4: HAPPY BIRTHDAY
5: The big surprise Disney land tickets! T
6: All things grow better with love.
7: Life is good
9: What a great day to fly a kite
11: Big Brother + Little sister = Love | "The friends we meet on the path of life make the trip worth while."
12: The story of the | Busy Little Bee
13: Once upon a time, there was a busy little bee named Stevie Rae. This little bee kept her parents very busy too. She loved to mess with things that she shouldn't mess with, and loved to help when help wasn't always needed. This little bee went here and there, and everywhere. She moved very quickly, and had to | to be watched very closely. And even though the little bee made more messes than she should have, her mommy, daddy and brother loved the busy little bee very much.
15: Happy Birthday to you... Happy Birthday to you.. Happy Birthday to Stevie Happy Birthday Tooooo YOOOOOU!
16: 1st Birthday
17: Wishing you everything happy for your birthday.
19: Crashed on the car ride home. | Geochaching It was such a nice day we went out geochaching on Stevie's birthday. And yes Lance is growing mustache.
21: EASTER | happy | Spring Time
22: (Your Text Here) | The Egg Hunt | Garrett, Alex, Nathen, Trayton, Stevie, and Nicci
24: Picnic in the park The ducks and geese were very interested in what we were eating. Stevie didn't want to feed them, but she really wanted to catch one
26: Summer is finally here! | PADDLE BOATS
27: "It's a beautiful day, don't let it get away." | JULIA DAVIS PARK
28: Trip to the Boise Zoo.
30: We had a great time in McCall this year. We did a lot of fishing, hiking and playing at the beach.
31: McCall, Idaho
33: The Great Outdoors
35: We had a great time out on the sailboat. Trayton spent some time at the helm. Mommy and Stevie relaxed in the sun. We did a little pre sailing fishing off the docks | Sailing on Payette Lake
36: “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” ~Helen Keller | At the beach in McCall and in the pool at the Condo
37: “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” ~Helen Keller | “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” ~ Helen Keller
38: “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” ~Helen Keller
40: Backyard Camp-out | Trayton wanted to camp out one more time before summer ended, so Lance set up the tent in the backyard and the boys had a campout
41: 4th of july fishing trip
42: "The more that you read the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.-Dr. Seuss
43: “Only an Aunt can give hugs like a mother, can keep secrets like a sister, and share love like a friend.” ~ Spanish Proverb
44: backyard | playing with Obi | Playing with the hose | Water is so much fun
45: My girl likes her dirt! | and so does her brother!
46: EMBARKING ON A ONCE IN A LIFETIME | HILAIRE BELLOC | Weekend trip to San Francisco July of 2009
47: Pier 39 | Day One: Arrive in San Fran. We checked in to hotel | and then headed down to the Wharf.
48: Boat cruise around | the bay. It was so | cold and windy, of | had to be | right up front. | course Trayton | after the wharf we headed over to a...
50: Pier 39 | GO THIS WAY | Dinner and Pier 39
51: The Shark Tooth Necklace: Out of all the thing that Trayton could buy from San Francisco, all he wanted was a shark tooth necklace. We had to make a last minute run back to the pier on the last night that we were there, keeping our fingers crossed that it was still open
54: Day Two: | the Aquarium
55: The tide pools: petting Leopard Sharks, Rays, and Starfish
56: LOMBARD | STREET
58: Trolley Ride
59: You can see that the cold weather finally got to us... we had to go buy fleece jackets! | Lance leaned out to take a look... | so Trayton had to take a peak too | Trayton and Dad...two good looking guys! | Views | From | the Trolley | The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco- Mark Twain
60: For lunch we thought that we would go to the fish market row like the locals, but when got there it smelled to "fishy" and we just couldn't do it. We ended up eating at the Bread Co. instead
61: SS. Jeremiah O'Brien
62: Loved the Victorian houses! | Tour around the city
63: Views from the City
65: King Tut Exhibit | The whole reason we came down to San Francisco was to go to the King Tut Exhibit. We thought it would a great chance to expose Trayton to some new culture way be on the borders of Idaho. It was amazing to the see the artifacts and the craftsmen that went to them. The jewelry looked like something that you come by at todays department store. The exhibit included 50 objects that belonged directly to King Tut including his diadem ( the gold crown) that he wore as king, and that was found on his mummified body. It also included the mummied bodies of his wife, mother and his infant children. All in all it was a experience that none of us will soon forget.
67: San Fransisco | San Francisco (Spanish for "Saint Francis) was founded on June 29, 1776, when colonists from Spain established a fort at the Golden Gate. The California Gold Rush of 1849 brought rapid growth, making it the largest city on the West Coast at the time. Cable cars made their 1st appearance in 1873. In 1906 three-quarters of the city was destroyed by earthquake and fire. The first North American plague epidemic was the San Francisco plague of 1900-1904.
68: New Arrival! Meet Blaster the guinea pig. Piper & Obi took turns keeping a watchful eye on him,until they where sure he wasn't a threat.
69: Cats are like potato chips - you can't have just one. | Piper will lay next to Stevie...as long as she follows his #1 rule: no picking up the white kitty
70: Silly little Guinea pig!
71: We gave Stevie the doll cradle that I had as a little girl...I guess she thought it was better fit for her than her dolls.
72: Fishing at Grandpa's pond
73: emergency room visit
74: Stevie and her friend Evan watching the rodeo.
75: Gem County Fair and Rodeo
76: spring | sunshine
77: "For the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers are springing up and the time of the singing of birds has come. Yes, spring is here." ~ Song of Solomon 2:11-12 | playing in the back yard.
79: West Valley company picnic. Trayton loved the wave machine, by the end of the night he was pretty sure that he was ready to go pro. Stevie was still too little to enjoy the rides and bounce houses, but she really wanted a bite of her brothers snow cone!
80: Mom's Little Helper
83: Summer Fun
86: Stephine, Chris and the girls came out for a visit in August. We spent the time visiting around the fire pit, going to zoo and swimming in the river.
88: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.
90: Sometimes a girl just has to RELAX!
91: Stevie taking Blaster for a ride in the baby stroller. | Playing baby | such a little mama
95: Dad to the Rescue
96: Every day
97: Taking life a inch at a time... at least through the store.
99: AIR ROCKETS Jerald made a rocket launcher that worked solely off of air pressure. The kids all made rockets out of copy paper and took bets on who's was going to go the farthest. In the end, the best fun was racing down the road to get the rockets back.
103: (FIRST NAME) | (FIRST NAME) | EAGLES
104: Coach Dad keeping a watchful eye.
105: We Love Football Season
106: TWO BOYS.... | ONE PILE... | ENDLESS FUN Nathen & Trayton
108: grandpa & grandma Drake's visit
111: Riding in Wymoing: Lance had a series of overnights in Gillett, Wy in 2008 were he was able to go out and spend some time with his parents. Alot of that was spent riding with his dad.
112: A BEST FRIEND follows where no one else will
113: I am a boy. I will get dirty, I will tear holes in my jeans. I will come home with grass stains. I will get scraps, bruises and bumps. God gave me the heart of an adventure. Let me go, give me freedom to spread my winds and I will fly!
114: face... is one we know well. | Drama, tantrums, crying....its all a daily part of your 2 year old life. This
115: We are so grateful when the smiles come along
116: The smokejumper
117: Calvary chapel Harvest Festival Party | Trick or Treat! | and Marie the Astiacat
119: Fright Night | School Party | 3rd Grade
120: As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
122: Stevie's Dedication | DATE__________
123: DATE__________ | DATE__________ | "let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for such belongs the kingdom of God. Mark" 10:14 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
124: Bath time!
125: OUR SWEET BABY
126: HAPPY | Being together is the best gift of all.
128: So many memories | So few pages