BC: We love you Dean!
FC: 2nd Year - May 2010 - May 2011 | Stanley Dean Lester
1: From Baby... | to Big Boy!
2: Best Buds Mother's Day 2010
3: May 2010 | Stanley Dean Lester
4: San Antonio Zoo - May 26, 2010
5: Good times!
6: 206 W. Trinity Mama and Daddy are getting the house ready to sell! | June 2010
7: Where you actually slept! | Dean's 1st Room
8: “The love of a family is life's greatest blessing”
9: “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” ~Dr Seuss
10: Dean and his Grandpa Lester with trucks and tools.
11: July 2010 Fun at the Corpus Christi mall
12: July 4th, 2010 Independence Day
13: Dean's 2nd 4th of July
14: Play Day at Chick-fil-A | 1st Ice Cream "Eye Keem" Cone
15: In July, you could say lots of words: eye snack nose (ni) mama dada (da-yi) eat bottle (baba) water (wawa) outside (tide) bye bye hi kitty (ki-yi) no ball (ba) book (bu) To name a few! | The classic bowl on the head pose!
17: You spent a lot of time at Mo-Mo and Bobby's your first year. Mo-Mo babysat you three days a week until you turned one. Here we are at their house having a family gathering with Uncle Chris, Aunt Jenny, Ceye and Freya.
18: Grandaddy Bobby's Birthday at Texas Roadhouse July 19th, 2010
19: The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~ George Santayana | Congrats to Ronnie and Laura Chatham! (your 2nd Cousin)
20: Your 1st Haircut America's Hair Studio August 23, 2010
21: Camping Trip to Bastrop State Park August 20 - 22, 2010
23: Backyard BBQ at home. You stuck your hands and face in everything!
24: Dean can do it all! | In September Dean can: Feed the kitties, throw things in the trash can, get in the bath, walk to the door to go bye bye and get on the changing table and dinner table. He can say more words like snack (with sign language), ride, good, thank you, kiss, bye bye, and my favorite - please (with sign). He nods his head yes and calls his Grandma Whitefield MoMo. His favorite foods are cheese, yogurt and sweets. He likes "Doc" - Dr. Pepper.
25: Dean is 16 months old. | Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. - Cathy Allen | September 2010
26: Riverside Park Children's Playground | Family Fun
27: Park, BBQ Cookoffs, Car Rides... What a fun September! | "Even though you are in my home for a short time You are in my heart forever."
28: Dean's 1st Rib | October 2010
29: Good friends are the rare jewels of life...difficult to find and impossible to replace.
30: October Days
31: Dean is a busy little boy...
32: Dean practices for his first day of school coming up in November; he has a "cars" lunch box and backpack.
33: Good times!
35: Trick or Treat! | Mama, Daddy and Dean wore pirate costumes this year. We also visited the pumpkin patch at First United Methodist Church. | HALLOWEEN 2010
36: November 2010 - 18 Months Old Dean with his daddy, Cherry Berry and Mrs. Huvar's house.
37: America's Hair Studio - your 2nd hair cut. You cried some, so we gave you a lolly. You got cut hair all over your lolly so we had to throw it away and get a new one.
38: Renaissance Festival
39: Dean and Uncle Casey
40: Jellystone Campground Waller, Texas
41: We attend the Renaissance Festival in Plantersville every year. This year we went with Kate Garcia and Donnie and Vangie Kolesar. We spent the night at Jellystone.
42: Presbyterian Day School 18th Month Old Class November 15, 2010
43: Dean loves school! He has Spanish, music, art and cooking classes!
45: November was exciting! We moved out of our house and in with Grandma Simicek at 106 Wildrose on November 21st, found out we were pregnant on November 26th and made an offer on our 704 Champions Row house.
47: "Forever on Thanksgiving Day, The heart will find the pathway home." ~ Wilbur D. Nesbit
48: Thanksgiving at Uncle Harvin's house on Skyline Drive.
50: In December, Dean can climb stairs, repeat words, say please, thank you, and more/snack in sign language, say two word phrases, ask for things, and loves ice cream!
51: Christmas Pageant First Presbyterian Day School December 9, 2010 | Dean plays Jingle Bells | Dean drives home
52: First Presbyterian Day School Christmas Party December 14, 2010
53: Happy Holidays
55: Christmas Eve at Uncle Chris's House
56: Christmas Day at Grandma Simicek's and Grandpa Duby's
59: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days | This year for Christmas Dean got a computer from MoMo and Bobby Whitefield, a Sing-A-Ma-Jig from Uncle Chris and Aunt Jenny, pajamas from Uncle Mike and Aunt Tanya, paper stockings from Ceye, a puppy toy from Grandma Suggs, $20.00 from Grandpa Duby and Grandma Ethel, a car ramp and fire engine from Grandma and Grandpa Simicek, a rocking horsey, shirt, car ramp, ornament and tool table from PoPo and Grandma Bridges, a puppy pillow pet from Aunt Rebecca and Uncle Rodney, a car rug from Aunt Sarah and Uncle Casey, and a book, balls and cars from Mama and Daddy. His stocking held flashlights, click animals, a notebook, a toothbrush, candy and Christmas toys.
60: Happy New Year 2011
61: Aunt Dana's House
62: I'm (#) Years Old!
63: Make a Wish! | Mama's 30th Birthday - We went to Ethel Lee Tracy Park and Chili's
64: February fun - We were living with Grandma and Grandpa Simicek this February.
65: Here you are at the hot fire, on your horsey and after you went potty for the first time (and last time for a long time!)
66: Uncle Chris and Aunt Jenny's House
67: A hug a day keeps the monsters away.
68: Our New House 704 Champions Row Victoria, TX 77904
70: March 2010 This month we had our first celebration at the new house - MoMo's 60th birthday party! We had mama's whole family over for hot dogs. Yum!
72: Mama 5 months pregnant with baby brother. | Family Fun
73: March - Dean copies everything I say and also says lots of things on his own now. My favorites are "Thank You Mama" and "Bless You Mama".
74: BBQ Cook-Off Corpus Christi, Texas
76: School Days - Dean is very happy attending Presbyterian Day School. Here he is on Crazy Hair Day and Mix and Match Day. | April - Dean counted to 10 at school, says o-o-tin it (open it), only wants his daddy to put him to bed and likes to put his foot in daddy's pocket when he goes nigh-night. My favorite phrases are "I want some Mama" and "I want the Daddy".
77: Easter 2011 Dean's 2nd Easter
78: Bunnies are brown. Bunnies are white. Bunnies are always an Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly the large and the small. But I like chocolate ones the best of them all.
79: Happy Easter JWUMC
81: Easter at Grandma and Grandpa's House Springwood - Victoria, TX
84: Happy Days of Spring
85: Ceye's 5th Birthday Party
87: Dean Lester 2010-11 School Year
88: First Presbyterian Day School End of Year Pageant Dean's 18 Month Old class represented France, too cute!
90: Cinco de Mayo Cook-Off Goliad, TX
92: I hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true!
93: We've had you for two years now - that's right, two fingers! Hooray for little Dean!
94: Cut the Cake!
95: Make a Wish! | We took you to Chuck E. Cheese's and had a party Friday night and Sunday for your birthday.