S: Boelling Family 2002
BC: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | Here's the promised pictures of Becca's "decorated" room.
FC: THE BOELLING FAMILY 2002
1: February The year started with Ross building a greenhouse on the south side of our house. | Becca participated in the school play "Free to be...". | Hear No Evil (Michelle Sorenson), Speak No Evil (Kilisha Racine) See No Evil (Becca)
2: In MARCH, during a visit to Melissa and Eric in Council Grove, we decided to take on a kitchen remodeling project. We started the demolition at 10 pm! | We did have some fun time, after the work was done.
3: During our visit in Kansas we were able to carry on our tradition of a night at a bed and breakfast with our friends. We stayed at the Brickyard B&B in Topeka. | George and Connie Poland | Mark and Jeanice Janke
4: Visiting family is alway fun. We went to the "farm" and to McPherson. | Ross Boelling and Dianna Starburg | Ben Boelling and Eric Dannefer | Melissa Dannefer and Jaden Starburg | Jaden | Ben Starburg
5: We also got to spend time with the Boelling side of the family. | Grandma Betty, Logan, and Liz Boelling | Roger Boelling, Jay Schlesener, and Ross | Mel and Eric Dannefer, Mike Schlesener | Grandma Betty, Jay, Kayci and Julie Schlesener | Liz, Matt, and Logan Krause
6: S P R I N G in the mountains | Help from Dave and Jan Beightal
7: Friends and Family
8: We loved to drive up into the mountains. These pictures were taken from a restaurant far above the Bitterroot Valley.
9: We went camping every chance we got.
10: JUNE | The family gathered for several big events....
11: Ben's High School Graduation | Becca's Jr. High Promotion
12: That's our Benson!
13: Rebecca Sue Class of 2006
14: We had fun celebrating with Ben and Becca and then a few short weeks later...... | We had fun celebrating with Ben and Becca and then a few short weeks later......
15: .....we took Ben and a couple of his friends to WyoTech in Laramie, WY. | Ready or not, here we come.
16: Lynnette worked at Marcus Daly Hospital for 5 years. 3 1/2 years on night shift as an OB nurse, and 1 1/2 years on day shift as the OB unit manager. | The hospital delivered about 12-14 babies per month. There were 6 RNs as the OB staff.
17: JULY 17, 2002 OUR 25TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY | We celebrated our anniversary at Council Grove Lake. Lynnette thought she would get an ocean cruise, but instead she got.........
18: ..... a land cruise in 2 U-Haul trucks. | From.... | Corvallis, Montana To..... Tonganoxie, Kansas.
19: Ross and Becca left for Kansas a couple of weeks before the move. Ross flew back to help load and drive. Mom and Dad Starburg were able to help with the packing and loading. A few of our church family also helped.
20: It was quite change to go from the mountains to the "city", but we were happy to be closer to our family in Kansas. Ross is now working at BNSF in Kansas City and Lynnette will soon be working at Providence Medical Center, also in Kansas City. | Connie Poland, a friend for many years, came to help with the putting away. | It was long days for all of us! | The backyard looks so bare, compared to what we just left! Lynnette sees great possibilities! | Ben and Dianna Starburg came to help. We do appreciate our family.
21: One of the best parts about being back in Kansas it the family get-together. This one is with the Boelling family at Grandma Betty's place in Herington.
22: Becca jumped right in that fall, trying to get acquainted as quickly as possible. She played softball and volleyball, and would have played soccer if there would have been a girl's team. She also played trombone in the band. She spent her free time painting the walls of her bedroom. (More on that later.)
23: Fall also brought the Renaissance Festival and Ben's 19th birthday, November 1. He was able to come from school in Wyoming to celebrate.
25: We gathered at theStarburg family farm to eat and enjoy family.
26: TIME TO GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS!!!
27: We celebrated with the Boelling family at Grandma Betty's.
28: Becca's friend, Michelle Sorenson, from Montana, spent Christmas with us. | We went to the Plaza to see the lights. Of course, we did not do any shopping there!
29: The Starburg side came to our house to celebrate this year.