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A Year In Review

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S: 2009

FC: 2009

1: Happy New Year 2009 | Aunt Dana's House

3: The family gets together for Christmas on New Year's Day... | it is a wonderful way to begin the year!


5: Happy Birthday Marie! Spent the morning in Port Lavaca, went to lunch with Tony, then had dinner at Morgan and Will's.

6: On January 25 I was admitted to the hospital because of stomach pain. The hospital did X-rays, though they didn't want to because I was pregnant with Baby Dean (5 months). Kidney stones! Ouch.

7: Stanley and I attended childbirth classes at Detar North; learned how to clean belly buttons, change diapers, you name it! I continued working throughout my pregnancy - here I am at the Water Day School Booth.

8: We remodeled the kitchen, at last. I was 5 months pregnant with Dean and had kidney stones. We had to go through the front yard to get from the bedroom to the living room.

9: Working on the house... 206 West Trinity

10: The house is beginning to shape up!

11: I received our 1st baby shower gift in March. | "Mom" has become "Grandma"


13: Sarah turned 26 on the 13th. Mom turned 58 on the 18th.

14: Happy 30th Birthday Stanley! March 27, 2009

16: Each ten years of a man's life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires. -Goethe

18: The party was for Stanley's birthday, but it was "all about the baby". Dean was due to be born in 2 weeks

19: Stanley's Cactus | Stanley's Cat - Dobbie

20: ANNIVERSARY | Baby Shower - April 4, 2009

21: Family and friends blessed Baby Dean with many wonderful gifts at the shower. The shower was held in downtown Victoria at Uncle Gordon's loft.

24: Baby Shower @ University of Houston - Victoria

25: City of Victoria Baby Shower at the Hiller House

27: EASTER | happy | Spring Time

31: Port Lavaca First United Methodist Church | Seek ye first the kingdom of God.

32: Earth Day

33: There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more. ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage


35: Ceye turns 3!

36: Happy Birthday Ceye! Party at Granny and PoPo Opiela's House

37: Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch. -- E.B. White, Charlotte's Web Waiting for Dean, tired and almost there!

38: I was almost a mother for Mother's Day

39: Montana Mike's

40: Welcome Baby Dean!

41: May 13, 2009 9:58pm

45: Stanley Dean Lester First day at home! May 15, 2009

46: DEAN

47: the world. | BABY BOY

48: Dada Stanley

49: Happy 1st Father's Day

50: A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. -- Eda J. Le Shan

52: Lots of firsts! First stroll at the park, first wine after Dean was born, first swim, our precious first born!

54: Summer Time!

56: DEAN'S BAPTISM JUNE 14, 2009

57: God grant your little one all the blessings of his gentle love.

59: Summer | June

60: JULY | All about the baby!

61: Dean has become the center of our world. He smiles, we smile. He laughs, we laugh. He poops, well... not that.

63: "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

64: 4th of July

65: We celebrated Independence Day at Grandpa Duby's Port O'Connor house.

66: Best summer ever!

72: Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn. ~Elizabeth Lawrence

73: Dean's first cereal, and Dean with Uncle Chris.

74: Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down

77: Fall is here!

82: Junction, Texas | TAEE Conference

83: Buddy Walk | Down Syndrome League

84: Halloween 2009

85: Trick or Treat

87: It's The Little Things In Life That Matter

88: Thanksgiving 2009

91: Renaissance Festival Plantersville, Texas

92: Dear Santa, I want one of everything

93: Who needs Santa when you have Grandma!

94: "Although it's been said, many times, many ways, Merry Christmas to you!"

96: Like friends, It's the Old Ornaments that mean the most.


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  • Title: A Year In Review
  • 2009 - Highlight of this year: Dean was born!
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