S: 2011 Volume I
BC: The End
FC: Family Fun January-June 2011
1: Moments to Remember January to June 2011 Life is good! | Ashley | Daniel | Stephen | Kaden | Kamren | Tiffany | Randy & Shirley
2: Family time at Shirley's house. A great way to start the new year. Lots of fun, food and fellowship! | JANUARY
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4: David and Darlyne were married in October 2010 and had their wedding reception at Doris and Dub's house on January 22, 2011. Juanita came to Fort Worth to attend. (Can you find Juanita in this picture?) | Randy and Shirley with the bride. Danelle, Stephen, and Kristin having a little snack.
6: David and Darlyne repeat their vows.
8: Lunch at Mike and Lynda's house. | Kamren drinks out of the dog's bowl...yuk!
9: Randy and Shirley's Calendar - January
10: Spending the day with my sweetheart. | F E B R U A R Y | Valentine's Day
12: Being a grandmother is one of the highlights of my life! The kids call me Mimi. On February 19th, Randy and I drove to Killeen to visit with Stephen and his cute little family. | Stephen and Kaden | Mimi and Kamren play guitars. | Mimi reads a story to the boys. | Tiffany and Kaden. | Killeen
13: After Church on Sunday we had lunch at Freebirds then Randy and I drove to Houston to visit Daniel.
14: Sunday night we visited the church where Daniel works. This is his very big "office". The cross and fountain are located at the front of the church. | Monday morning we met Daniel for breakfast, went shopping at the Woodlands, had lunch at Tommy Bahama, then drove back to Fort Worth. What a wonderful day! | H O U S T O N
15: Randy and Shirley's Calendar - February
16: March 5th we met David and Darlyne at their apartment in Dallas and had dinner with them at their favorite Japanese restaurant.
17: Mike, Lynda, Dub, Doris, Susan, Lee, Katie, Shirley and Randy joined David and Darlyne for a tasty sukiyaki dinner.
18: After sukiyaki, David and Darlyne drove to Shirley's house to spend the night. We attended church together the next day.
19: Lynda, in typical Martha Stewart fashion, served the whole gang a delicious Sunday luncheon after church.
20: Ashley came home for Spring Break and enjoyed a little home cooking. | Ashley dressed for a day at the lake with her friends in Dallas. | Shirley and Randy are decked out for a concert at Bass Hall | Ashley assured me she "didn't do it," Randy was not convinced. | MARCH 12
21: March 18 Ashley and London get a little exercise. | The last few days of spring break for Ashley. Stephen, Tiffany, Kamren and Kaden drove to Ft Worth for the weekend. Melinda Walsh drove in from Albuquerque to spend the week. Let the fun begin....
22: On his way to Ft Worth, Randy picked up dinner at Betty Roses BBQ from Abilene. Dub and Doris came over to join us for dinner.
23: Great dinner...pass the baby please! | Melinda couldn't wait to meet Kamren and Kaden for the first time after hearing all about their antics.
25: We celebrated Melinda's birthday, which was February 24th. Since It was her 60th, so we couldn't let it slide by!
26: Getting ready to go to the Fort Worth Stockyards. Kamren helps clean the stove, Melinda helps take care of Kaden and Randy helps Shirley in the kitchen. | March 19
27: S T O C K Y A R D S
28: Kamren loves to ride horses (and longhorns). Kaden enjoys eating the saddle!
29: A very hot ride on the train...no open windows and no air!
30: Before we leave the Stockyards, we must have a balloon hat!
31: Back at home home when Kamren and Kaden are ready for bed, Randy and Shirley serenade them. Kaden loves Shirley's recording of "Play A Simple Melody". It has a magical affect on him. | Randy and Shirley's Calendar - March
32: Three war heroes! Col. Vic Lipsey-Vietnam Lt. Stephen Karr-Iraq Capt. William Jackson-WWII Pacific
33: We celebrated 3 birthdays, Dub, Doris and Tiffany, and said good-bye to Stephen before his deployment to Iraq. Lynda was kind enough to host this big bash at her house. | April
35: Happy Birthday Dub and Doris! | Kamren and Stephen enjoy some ice-cream
37: Happy Birthday Dub and Doris
38: April 2011-Botanical Gardens Picnic in the Park
40: We had a wonderful Easter weekend with family...sure did miss Daniel! | E A S T E R
41: We let the little guys hunt for eggs in my front yard. This was Kaden's first Easter egg hunt.
42: Randy and Shirley's Calendar-April
43: One more visit from Stephen and family before he is deployed to Iraq. Kamren found a good hiding place in the dryer and Kaden found new freedom in his walker. | May 21
45: This is our first BBQ at my house. I'm so thankful I have a place that my children can come hang out for barbecues and family time. I love it!
46: Memorial Day Weekend Our trip to Albuquerque | Melinda, Austen and Catalina
47: Melinda's Garden
48: Stephen packs for Iraq. Kamren and Kaden get in Daddy's trunk. The morning of departure...Kamren and Kaden on Daddy's lap. | MAY 2011
49: Randy and Shirley's Calendar - May
50: Lee and Katie's Rehearsal dinner June 3rd | JUNE
51: June 4th Lee and Katie tie the knot at FBC Dallas
52: Wedding Reception
54: JUNE 18 Happy Birthday Randy & Shirley | Erin, Chris, Emmy, Allen, Ashley and all the grandkids were there. | Randy and I have birthdays just 4 days apart - mine on June 14 and his on June 18th. Randy's daughter Erin hosted a wonderful celebration for us at her house.
55: June 19 We honored the dads on Father's Day with a luncheon at my house. The dads included Dub, David, Randy and Mike. Doris, Darlyne, Lee and Katie were there too. | Lee and Katie have just returned from their honeymoon. | Shirley's Birthday gift from Randy
56: This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave. Freedom is never free...Thank you Stephen! | Stephen in Iraq
57: Randy and Shirley's Calendar - June | A family is made of love and tears, laughter and years. It grows stronger with the passing of time. More precious with the making of memories. | January-June 2011 by Shirley Jackson