S: Fun with Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan 2010 & 2011
BC: Created by Ivan Jensen November 6, 2011 | We dedicate this book to Simon, Rachel, Abi and Anna. We have collected many memories and photos and wanted to share them with you in a special way. We cherish our moments with you and want you to know that our family is important. Love you always, Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan
FC: Fun With Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan 2010 & 2011
1: Remember Easter at Grandma Terry's house in Salem. Terry Bass Jensen, Amy Bass, Amber Bass Choate, Paul Choate, Anna Bass, Abi Bass, Rachel Bass, Simon Bass, and Phoebe Bass | Chuck, you look like a funny dog upside down. | Abi plays. | Oh, there you are Uncle Ryan Bass | Easter 2010
2: It's always fun with Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan.
3: Lacy Park in San Marino, CA on August 29, 2010
4: There is nothing better than grandkids in a park on a summer day.
5: Yahoo! Push me higher!
6: I'll race you down the slide.
7: October 8, 2010, Abi's 5th birthday. That's mom's birthday too. Anna turned 3 that year, on October 26. | Simon and Rachel with a friend in the playground at the apartment in Claremont. | Grandma Terry loves to be with her son, Damon.
8: It was great fun to each pick a pumpkin from a nearby Salem farm. Then we mixed, baked and frosted Halloween cookies with Grandma. We had to lick the frosting from our fingers and Grandma said we made "perfect" cookies. | Halloween Time 2010
9: Grandma lined the stairs with glowing skeletons, gave us costumes and bags and let us trick-or-treat to every bedroom door in the house several times over. We had to run down the stairs and touch the front door in between each trick-or-treat.
10: Anna shows us the frosting really is blue. | "The Girls" | Aunt Amber & Uncle Paul's Wedding Oct. 19, 2010
11: The Newlyweds: ready to share their wedding cake. Uncle Paul went to the Afghanistan War soon after the wedding. | Charles Choate, Kevin Choate, Abi, Lilli (friend), Rachel, Amy, Amber, Paul, LeRoy Gravell, Ryan, Simon, Terry, Ivan Jensen, Anna, Damon Bass; Dad was the Officiator.
12: Amy and Amber | The stockings were hung by the chimney | with care.
13: MERRY CHRISTMAS 2010 | Back: Damon, Simon, Heather (friend), Paul, Ryan, Terry, Ivan Front: Phoebe Abi, Anna, LeRoy, Rachel, Amber
14: Look how happy Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan were at their wedding on June 25, 2010. | Grandma Terry's house in Salem | Happy Birthday Simon! January 3, 2011
15: Be Mine | I'm Yours | In South Pasadena, we gathered together at Grandma Terry's apartment for Valentine's Day.
16: Simon | Rachel | Anna | Abi | Here we are with shirts Mom made us for Disneyland, in front of our apartment in Claremont, CA on April 30, 2011.
17: Ready for a magical time? | Here comes the family in yellow!
18: Space Rockets and Thunder Mountain Railroad, bumped us up, down and around.
19: Space Mountain thrilled us in the dark.. | Is Walt pointing at us?
20: We soared over California and looped upside down on the California Screamin' roller coaster.
21: California Adventure is so much fun! | Anna and Grandma are sunglasses twins.
22: Awesome bumper cars!
23: By the time we got to Bear Mountain Playground it is surprising we still had any energy left at all.
24: Yum! Clam chowder bread bowls. We were sooooo hungry. | Just before the stroke of midnight, we rushed to our car which had not yet turned into a pumpkin. | So long Mickey!
25: Aunt Emily Bass came to California from Florida for Great Grandpa LeRoy's funeral. | Who are all these step relatives we don't know? They were at Grandpa Ivan's Jensen Family Reunion in August, 2010. | Can you find Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan?
26: Here he is at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena in 2010. | Dad, are you in the FBI? Cool! Ryan and Amber want to know. | Emily pauses to remember her Great Grandma Helen. | Great Aunt Carole Moore, Great Aunt Phyllis Flint, Grandma Terry; Sisters | LeRoy's 90th birthday Jan. 7, 2011 | Great Grandpa LeRoy Gravell
27: Grandma Terry, Great Uncle Russell, Cousin Melanie Flint, Cousin Doug Moore, Simon and Rachel | Cousin Debbie Lindsay and Aunt Amber | Dad, are you in the FBI? Cool. Uncle Ryan and Aunt Amber want to know. | Rachel and Simon spoke at the funeral. Good job! | In the shade on a warm day | Gradpa LeRoy was a kind and gererous man.
28: Aunt Emily is so cool, she took us to Disneyland on June 4, 2011. Emily works for Disney in Florida. | Uncle Ryan, Grandma Terry, Aunt Emily, Mom, Aunt Amber, Dad and Grandpa Ivan at Magic Mountain June 3, 2011.
29: This time we got to shop and watch a Disney Parade. It was Girls Day Out at Disneyland. We let Ivan come.
30: At Minnie's house in Toon Town. | Wanna bake some cookies?
31: Oh Mickey, you are soooo adorable! | Beep, beep! Toon Town cars. Look out! Wild lady drivers.
32: Leaving Toon Town and on to It's a Small World then the Haunted Mansion. We weren't even scared.
33: On Grandma's lap for the Disney Railroad. Then off to The Little Mermaid Ariel's Undersea Adventure.
34: It was fantastic fun to do the rootin' tootin' shootin' live video game ride; Toy Story Mania. | 3-D glasses
35: Can you believe it? Disneyland with Grandma Terry and Grandpa Ivan twice in one year. | Goodbye Aunt Emily.
36: Happy 40th Birthday Damon! July 13, 2011 Grandma Terry met Dad at LAX and spent the day with him in West LA. She got to see where he works at Bank of America and visit Rodeo Drive. They bought fancy cupcakes from a specialty cupcake store. Yum! | Here is Dad when he graduated from high school. Both men are very handsome, don't you think? | Happy Birthday Damon!
37: July 14, 2011. Grandma took us to the library. | A trip to the bookstore with Simon and Anna on July 14, 2011. Anna loves "The Hungry Hungry Caterpillar". Simon says he likes Japanese Anime comic books.
38: We were all so proud of Mom when she got her Master's Degree on July 28, 2011. Pomona College, Claremont, CA. | Phoebe's Graduation
39: Mom and friends | Grandma Terry and Aunt Chloe, Phoebe's sister | Grandma Terry and Dad | Mom and Simon | Grandma Marilyn
40: Heading out to dinner to celebrate | NIck McDaniel, Bill Dixon, Pat Dixon, Barbara McGowen, Abi, Terry, Ivan, Damon, Cousin Sofia Dixon, Simon, Carly Switzer-Harris, Marilyn Switzer, Phoebe, Anna, Rachel, Chloe Dixon at Phoebe's graduation
41: At the restaurant Anna and Mom talked while we waited for a table. | Grandpa Bill and Great Aunt Barbara | Uncle Nick and Aunt Carly, Phoebe's siblings | Grandpa Bill & Grandma Pat
42: Grandpa Bill drove us to Oregon to stay with him. We got to visit Grandma Terry, also. Here we are on August 10, 2011, in Grandma's nifty loft above her pantry. Grandma alway has such great food. | U | Up the ladder to the loft. | Summer 2011
43: W | We went to Nickel Nickel to play arcade games. Then, we got to go bowling with Uncle Ryan, Aunt Amber, and Grandma. Did I get a strike?
44: Hey Grandma, aren't we supposed to be doin' our homework? On Sept 8, 2011, it was treats first then homework later.
45: On September 24, 2011, we met Grandma Terry in front of Pasadena City Hall for a kids musical event.
46: We got to play with violins, drums, and musical shaky things. | We love clinging to Dad.
47: Maybe in a few years Abi will play for the symphony orchestra.
48: Happy Birthday Abi and Phoebe! | Twin birthdays October 8, 2011 at Garfield Park in So. Pasadena, CA.
50: How old are you today, Mom? HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
51: How did Simon and Rachel get way up there? | Birthday girl Abi at the park playground.
52: 0ct 22, 2011 we celebrated Anna's 4th birthday a few days early at the Cheesecake Factory in Pasadena.
53: Happy Birthday Anna! | Rachel tried to hide, but...
54: Anna seemed mesmerized by the birthday candle. Happy Birthday. The visors were silly but fun!
55: Happy Halloween, at a birthday party??? Only a few more days 'til Halloween. Thanks Abi for the red flower for Grandma's hair.
56: At our apartment in Claremont, CA on Nov 2, 2011 Grandma Terry helped us make tombstone cookies and ghosts.
57: Then we ate them for more after Halloween fun. | December 1, 2011 Happy Birthday Rachel!