S: Thompson Chronicles 2009
FC: A YEAR IN REVIEW
1: The Thompson Chronicles 2009
2: HAPPY BIRTHDAY
6: Easter Butterflies! We had to have our treasure hunt indoors though, due to many inches of snow
7: Sabrina followed a string to her treasure, and Samantha spelled out a sentence. Spencer had fun shaking the eggs!
8: Spencer and Mandy in a face-off | In addition to the snow, we also had a peep diorama contest. We had the peep Rockettes facing off against Peeprites of the Carribean
12: Happy Birthday Spencer!! | 1st
13: The Water Table was his big present. | And it was a big hit with all the kids! | Opening Presents is fun, but can't I just play with the bow?
14: Sisters | Big and Little Laughter and Tears Love and Fun
16: Happy 30th Birthday Gary!
17: Singing | Look at my toad! | Becka and her little guy | Pounding back a soda
18: Waterballoon Fight!!
19: Mom, Dad, Michael and Tricia | Chris and Leslie and Isabel | Soaked with the cooler! | Lydia | Chuck | Emm Green | Makenna | Naomi Taylor
20: Making Memories | Feeding the chickens at Grammy Thompson's is always a hightlight | Especially because stale hot dog buns are SO delicious!
21: Palmer Park, aka, the Teeter Totter Park is so much fun!
22: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo | The giraffes are always ready to eat crackers!
23: Highlights included actually seeing the tiger moving around, petting a baby wallaby and the carousel of course!
26: Water Strider
27: Adventure in Phantom Canyon | It's Pooh Sticks, but with flip flops!
28: It was just the two of us for this trip: Gary's first up the mountain, and the first in 10 years for Emily. We loved the critters, the views, and the unique mode of transportation.
29: Target Practice Bullseye League Pistol Postal | "I call her Vera. She is my very favorite gun."
30: Little Man
36: Trick or Treat | Our kids had a great time going out trick-or-treating for the first time at the Dunn's party.
37: Snow Days
38: Rescue | Creatures
40: Samantha's Fancy Turkey | Meredith's LOTR Turkey
41: We're especially thankful for Fiona!
43: Christmas Tree Hunting | We tromped through the woods with Meredith and Maggie and also the VanGorkoms. We brought home our usual 20 ft tree that we cut 8 feet off of at home, but the VG's cut down a 30 foot tree!
44: Merry Christmas