S: Thomas Family 2010 Vol. 1
FC: A YEAR IN REVIEW
1: "Families are like fudge ... mostly sweet with a few nuts." | This is the beginning of a new journey for our family. New state, city, community and home. | 2010
2: The View from Big John | John Hancock Center Completion Date: 1969 Height: 1,127 feet Stories: 100 Materials: Steel Facing Materials: Aluminum, glass Engineer(s): Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Today, the John Hancock Center in Chicago, Illinois, is affectionately known as "Big John."
4: Birthday MEMORIES
5: 7th birthday in a new home and new school! Our family party was simple and you picked to get a glazed donut instead of a cake.
6: I hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true!
7: Nathan's 7th Birthday Party at Lego Discovery Center in Schaumburg. Tons of new friends and tons of fun with Lego
12: Your invitation and thank you card from your 7th birthday party.
13: Birthday Celebration at Grandma and PaPa's house. You were really into air planes and flight after our trip to Chicago on a plane.
15: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~Cathy Allen | Mary, Ben and Ellie spend some time with us at the Tree House Indoor Play Center in Lake Zurich.
17: You have really showed a big interest in swimming and our Park and Recreation Department has some great programs. Mrs. Carrie has been the best swim instructor you have ever had and we so enjoy going to her class every week at Olympic Pool.
18: Snow Visions from 2010 Artist shows her talent in working with snow on Arlington Heights Road. Every couple of days she would create something new and special for all to enjoy.
19: Our new Church - Our Lady of the Wayside
21: Mom came to school for royal reader day in Mrs. Glaser's classroom. I read "Diary of a Worm"
22: A fun day in Long Grove with Salvatore Demico. Strawberry Festival
23: Community Presbyterian Church School House Adventures 2010 | Great Friends Make Life Fun | Mommy and her boys | End of the Year School Musical
24: Lee DeWyze was the American Idol for 2010. He is from Mt. Prospect, IL
26: Floor Hockey | Floor Hockey really got you interested in hockey and you have been begging me to go skating ever since.
27: Last Day of pre-school for Evan 2010
28: Diamond Backs Rule! Nate's Team in Arlington Heights. Our Awesome Coach: Andy Ryerson
29: Hit one out of the park! | GO TEAM!
31: Good Catching
32: Hannah's Big Day!
34: Fun in Ohio! The Pringle Backyard on Hartfield Court in Powell, Ohio
35: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | Just another day with memories and love mixed in to make it special.
36: Can never take too many pictures! I love summer! | Beach Ryerson -- A fun day on Lake Michigan with new friends
37: Soaking up the sun! | Beach Ryerson -- A fun day on Lake Michigan with new friends
38: You all did an amazing job this year! You will always hold a special place in our hearts! Enjoy your summer and good luck next year! Warmest Wishes, Mrs. Glaser | Last Day of School!
39: Fun after school at our house!
40: Windella Tour Boat in Downtown Chicago
42: A view of our city from the lake. Tour with Grandma and Grandpa Tulodzieski
46: GO TEAM | White Sox | BASEBALL | Evan's Pre-Tee Ball Team
49: Brennan and Lisa come to visit and explore Chicago with us
50: Lisa and Brennan
52: Visit to the Sears Tower
53: The Chicago Children's Museum at Navy Pier
54: LIVE WELL LAUGH OFTEN LOVE MUCH
55: One of Chicago's top cultural attractions and the second most-visited children’s museum in the country.
60: Nic, Hilarie, Dom and Mia Visit
62: Visit to Navy Pier on a very hot summer day!
63: Lego Discovery Center
66: The Morton Arboretum is an internationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to the planting and conservation of trees. Its 1,700 acres hold collections of more than 4,000 kinds of trees, shrubs, and other plants from around the world.
69: What a Smart Guy!
70: First Day of Second Grade Teacher: Miss Chiappe
71: Pride in the Dolphin!
72: First day of Pre-K CPC-School House Adventures
73: OSU vs. Ohio U Football Game in Columbus, Ohio
75: Fun In Columbus with Lisa, Cyndi, Missy and Heather | Great Friends!
77: Hilton Head -- Sea Pines
85: Pine Avenue Block Party Chili Cook Off
89: Jim was the big chili cook off winner for 2010! Secret is in the sauce!
90: Star Watching with PaPa
91: Backyard Fun with Star Wars! | Nate, Will and Evan
92: Evan's 5th Birthday! | Party at Chuck E. Cheese
96: Pumpkin Patch at Leeds Farm in Ostrander, Ohio | Evan covers Nate in corn
97: "Baby Win" and Nate play in the corn