S: Douglas Gayle Carlson
BC: Made for you with love from yourMom and Dad | Time is made of captured moments, things shared, and time spent together which become the memories that the heart never forgets. | Xmas 2011
FC: Doug | Darling Little Boy
1: "A precious baby has come from above to live in your hearts and fill them with love." | My big sister, Shelly, and me at 3 mo. | Born August 27, 1963 at 11:08 A.M. at the Clay Center Hospital and weighed 5 lbs. 6 1/2 oz. Length 19 in.
2: "Twinkle twinkle little star; do you know how loved you are?" | 5 months old
3: 7 months old | Climbed at 10 months, walked at 11 1/2 months, and cut first tooth at 8 1/2 months
4: "A Baby's Love Is Best Of All" | Easter 1964 | What do you mean "sit up straight"?
5: 1 s t B i r t h d a y | Let me at this chocolate cake! | Grandpa and Grandma Walter | Got this big ball from Shelly and musical chimes and car from Mommy and Daddy
6: 1 year old | My big sister, Shelly | Grandpa and Grandma Carlson
7: "What A Life Eating Sleeping Playing... And Being Cute" | My Family | Daddy loves his little girl and proud of his little boy.
8: Xmas 1964 | Boy, I'm tired. What's in this stocking?
9: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days | I love riding this horsey. | A dump truck!
10: 2nd Birthday | My grandparents came for my birthday supper. I got a hot rod from Mommy and Daddy and a telephone from my big sister.
11: Xmas 1965 | I really like that tricycle but that lion is scary when it roars.
12: Summer Fun | It's hard to make this tricycle go in the grass. | Watch Grandma! We can run fast!
13: Courthouse square in Clay Center | Look what I found! | Mommy's trying to hurry me up to find Easter eggs.
14: Grandpa & Grandma Carlson's 40th anniversary | I must be cute because my sister's always looking at me.
15: Three Years Old | 1966 | This is the start of my guitar playing and I can sing too!
16: 1966 | Daddy reads "Night Before Christmas" to us on Christmas Eve. | What a neat train if I could just keep it on the tracks!
17: 8 | 6 | Playing ball with Shelly and Daddy | I'm a switch hitter!
18: Fluffy and Schatzie | Fluffy likes to sleep in Shelly's dolly's bed | 5 baby puppies | Fluffy and Schatzie playing
19: Spring 1967
20: Dressed in our Easter finest | Dressed in our Easter finest | We're ready to go to church.
21: I know how to brush really good.
22: Cut the Cake! | Make a Wish! | Watch out for spit, Chris!
23: I love this tractor and trailer! | 4 years old | First birthday party
24: Christmas 1967
25: In the summer of 1968, Grandpa and Grandma Carlson went with us on a vacation to many places. | Colorado | California | Oh! This ocean water is cold!
26: Yellowstone National Park | Black Hills South Dakota
27: Let the Celebration begin! | 5th Birthday | A fun party! | Was I really that happy over clothes? | I really like this hot wheels race track much better!
28: Dear Santa, I want one of everything | Xmas 1968
29: My best friend, Keith Haverkamp | It's fun skating on the driveway! | I like those comics! | m e m o r i e s
30: Make a wish! | Grandpa and Grandma Carlson come to help celebrate my birthday. | Six years old
31: brother and sister as friends | Dad is so funny! | I hope Shel doesn't beat me in this marble game. | Look at that big fish in our pool! | Let's catch him!
32: We got sleds and boots for Christmas. We went outside in the dark and sledded down a big hill behind our house. It was scary!
33: Christmas 1969 | My Walter cousins | My Carlson cousins | Jackie, Shel, Me, Brian, Rhonda, Kelly, Kathy, and Lynn holding Jerry | Sherry, Chris, Shel, and Me
34: Ten little fingers & ten tiny toes... | My baby brother, Trent, was born on May 2, 1970, and we adopted him on July 29, 1970 | Why does he want in that dishwasher? | At least I can watch T.V. while I feed my baby brother.
35: Many times my birthday and the first day of school were on the same day like this year. | 7 Years old
36: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! | 1970 | Can't wait to see what's in there!
37: This is the pool where Shel and I about drowned. I floated out on a ball and started sliding off. Shel swam to me and then I crawled on top of her because I was so scared. Where was Mom? Just had left to see if Dad was through golfing. Boy did this scare Shel and me! | Family vacation in Fair Hills, Minnesota. Dad won this trip from Farm Bureau for his outstanding work. | Summer | Splash
38: More Birthdays | 1972 | 1971 | Don't worry! It's chocolate spit.
39: I really enjoyed fishing down at the lake and exploring in the woods.. | I caught bigger and bigger fish as I got older.
40: I was a magician in a play at Franklin School. | Ladieees and gentlemen!
41: It was hard making this car for the Pinewood Derby, but it was fun racing all the other Cub Scouts. | Homemade ice cream is always good !
42: 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | I love getting all these Christmas gifts year after year. We always went for a car ride on Christmas eve and when we came back, Santa had come.
43: 1974 | 1975
44: HAPPY BIRTHDAY | Many Birthdays 1973-1977 | Now maybe I'll be able to get up on time. | Bad hair day, huh!
45: Band Days | I played the saxophone in Middle School and High School.
46: Good Game | I hated sitting out with a broken hand.
48: Many Happy Birthdays! | Is this a birthday pie?
49: A puppy!
50: Graduation | Congratulations
51: Memorable Moments