FC: Our Year in Review
1: Thank you Grandma and Grandpa!
2: Dole Plantation
4: Visiting a shrimp farm | Then it was off for some beach time!
6: Diamond crater
7: Hanauma Bay
8: Aquarium time! We watched a dolphin show.
9: Luau at Paradise Cove.
10: A fun little hike, followed by more beach time!!! We watched the sunset on Waikiki.
12: Pearl Harbor
14: Waikiki beach | So much fun!
17: Farewell Hawaii! We will return!
18: Valentine's Day
19: "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." Charles M. Schulz
21: "Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless." ~Charles M. Crowe
22: April showers bring May flowers | Spring
23: “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” -Pablo Neruda
24: Summer does a few races! Shamrock run, Hippie Chick Half, and the 4th of July half.
25: Beach trip with Nana! | Prime kite flying weather
26: Jessica turns 2!
27: Matt's birthday! | Jake turns 5!
28: Mother's Day | Pregnant with #3!!!!
29: Jake preschool
30: SUMMER Trip to California
32: Road trip with Oma and Opa to Windsor. Andrea and Garrett get hitched!
34: 4th of July
35: Girl's trip to Montana | Visited William, went to Glacier.
37: Boys go on a bike tour! | Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Washington
39: GOOD TIMES | “You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.” - Trenton Lee Stewart
41: San Juan Islands for Dirk's birthday. We traveled to Orcas Island and Friday Harbor!
43: Ferry ride and camping on Friday Harbor
44: We enjoyed the beach, and parks. We did not enjoy all of the yellow jackets! | The only sand beach | Dirk builds a fort | William avoids the sun
45: Fun at home! Swim lessons, water parks... | Jessica's first lesson | Memorial Park | Picnic
47: "In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October, when the trees are bare to the mild heavens, and the red leaves bestrew the road, and you can feel the breath of winter, morning and evening—no days so calm, so tenderly solemn, and with such a reverent meekness in the air." Alexander Smith
48: Pumpkin patch
49: Jake starts Kindergarten
50: Soccer days!
51: Happy Thanksgiving! Mom books wrong dates, and Dad saves the day finding another rental. Matt and Tara also joined us.
52: Family Pictures done by our friend Laura
54: J O Y | CHRISTMAS
55: “Christmas doesn't come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more..." -Dr. Seuss
56: Fun with our critters! Sadly we lost Raven and Bunny this year. Dunbar joins our family!