BC: A Good Beginning Makes a Good Ending
FC: REVIEW | a year in
1: We had a fun trip to New Orleans for Pony Club Meetings in January!
2: We took the Train overnight from Chicago to New Orleans!
3: "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
6: Hound Puppy Sledding!
7: Our Winter Foxhound Puppies - Ketchup and Kentucky
8: EGG | hunt | Our Brilliantly Colored Easter Eggs!
9: Snowy Hound Walk at Mill Creek Hunt
10: Fox Hunting Trip to Kansas in March
11: Riding in Midwest Horse Fair in Madison in April
12: Traveled to Kentucky for the Rolex Three Day Event in April
13: Dog Days - Amber and Snoopy
14: Anthony's Spring Track Meet
15: Anthony's 5th Grade Class Graduation
17: Spring Riding Heather rode many different horses in 2012 and Anthony had many great rides on his pony "Angell"
18: The Summer Garden did really well this year because I actually remembered to water it!
20: Anthony and riding buddy Colton spent the week living at the Hunt Club working with hounds and hunt horses with Huntsman Brenda!
23: Steve, Anthony and I spent time this summer helping to paint the clubhouse in exchange for part of our membership dues! | Anthony earned his silver spoons for helping to raise hound puppies at our yearly Puppy Show!
26: We enjoy entering flowers and tomatoes from our garden and Anthony helped grow some super tall corn to enter in our local County Fair!
28: Georgia and Gentleman We had a fun time helping to raise hound puppies for the hunt club this summer! Aunt Amber does a great job looking over them too!
30: vacation | California
31: Thank you so much for your support - we were able to have our rental car to drive throughout the state with the use of my Swiss Card!
32: Anthony got to visit the cockpit before the flight!
33: We enjoyed a Catamaran Sailboat ride in the San Francisco Bay!
35: Beach Boy!
36: Future college football player??
37: We used the Swiss Card for admission into the San Diego Zoo - THANK YOU!
38: We spent the night on the Queen Mary! We felt like royalty!
39: We enjoyed an afternoon on Catalina Island. We went snorkeling and saw many amazing fish! Anthony enjoyed playing in the waves too!
40: Ship museum visit in San Diego. Toured a military aircraft carrier and several tall ships.
41: Hope you received our many postcards from our trip!
42: We enjoyed an afternoon walking around San Fransisco! See the "before" and "after" photos of walking through Chinatown. We also rode on many cable cars!
43: Want to send a BIG Thank You for allowing me the use of my Swiss Card to rent a car during our trip to tour California using our free tickets we earned on our late flight home from New Orleans in January! Having the freedom to rent a car during our trip was very special. It allowed us to see so many things in the beautiful state of California that we otherwise would not have had the chance to experience!
45: Sixth Grade!! Anthony was excited to start school at the Middle School this year!
46: Halloween Season | Tric | Too cute to spook, but not TOO sweet to trick or treat.
47: Anthony had a blast for Halloween. He dressed as Captain America - a Super Hero for his costume!
49: Fall Hunting Season | An open home, an open heart, here grows a bountiful harvest.
50: My new hunt horse "Teddy"!
54: Mill Creek Hunt 2012 Season | Hounds Hunting | My Tack | Me! | Anthony | Our Field | Many fun jumps!
55: Anthony's almost as tall as me! | We enjoyed hunting on Wednesdays and Sundays from August till the beginning of December!
56: Anthony three great days celebrating his 12th Birthday! Friday with Grandparents and Saturday/Sunday with his friends for a sleepover and sledding.
58: Mr. Theodore B. Bear - a.k.a. "Teddy" on his first day arriving to live at our farm! Hoping to have many successful hunts with him in 2013!
60: merry | We got to see the Holiday Train go by! | Anthony did a great job of singing at his school Christmas concert!