S: LARSEN 2013
BC: A Good Beginning Makes a Good Ending
FC: REVIEW | a year in
2: BIRTHDAY | HAPPY
3: Hope celebrated turning 4 years old with a pony party at Laughing Stock Ranch with real pony rides! All the kids had so much fun...the ponies? Not so much :) It was really cold standing around for the grown-ups, but the excitement the kids had for the ponies and other horses in the stables made it all worthwhile.
5: Pep Rally at the Clarke Theatre in Mission. March 10, 2013
6: EGG | hunt
8: DANCE POWER: Chilliwack April 6th & 7th 4 gold medals & top mark small group - Div. #1 for "Yours Truly"
10: STAR TALENT Maple Ridge April 12-14 Ballet: High Gold Jazz: Gold Acro: Gold M. T.: High Silver
11: Fun poolside at the Maple Ridge Best Western
12: ENVEE Competition Abby Arts Centre Fri. April 26 - Sat. April 27 Silver medals for all 4 dances!
15: Friends may come and go but family is a forever bond.
16: love lives here
19: Mini Acro: Yours Truly
21: Mini Jazz: Sweet Dreams
23: Mini Musical Theatre: Little Shop O' Horrors
25: Mini Ballet: Birds of a Feather
26: I hope you dance...
27: A.D.C. Gala Dinner
28: On June 6th, Jacksen had his tonsils and adenoids out to help him sleep better at night. Dr. Kloppers insisted that his patients eat cheese & crackers before he would discharge them... (Jack got a popsicle, too).
29: good bye, tonsils!
30: Samantha's eighth birthday party was at the 4 Cats Art Studio.... a Jackson Pollack-inspired splatter-paint party!
31: EIGHT IS GREAT
32: On Samantha's actual 8th birthday, June 29th, 2013, her favorite singer, Taylor Swift, played Vancouver. Sam's first concert was amazing... seats so close we could see Taylor sweat :) Thankfully, Sam slept during the 3 hour drive home (volume & construction woes)!
34: Grocery store aisle run-way...
35: Sassy Sam
36: vacation | FAMILY | Victoria 2013
37: "It isn't how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it's how you spend the time." - David Brenner
38: "A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken." ~James Dent
39: Car show in Port Coquitlam
40: Portland 2013
43: Samantha enters grade 3, Jacksen enters his graduation (from Elementary School) grade 5 year....
45: Samantha is in Grade 3 with Mrs. Voth!
47: Grade 5 with Mrs. Goddard
48: Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying you.
52: Halloween | Too cute to spook, but not TOO sweet to trick or treat.
54: Skating at ARC... gerbil fun... And Sam getting her ears pierced on Nov. 10th! What a trooper... no tears, no fuss! | Gorgeous!
56: let's get ready for Christmas!