S: Steve Turns 30
FC: Steve 30 years of memories
1: It's a boy!!! | Happy 30th Steve! It's hard to believe it's been 30 years ago this little guy was trying my patience and yet, making me laugh every step of the way. Here's to you Steve, a fabulous son and friend. Love you, Mom
2: The proud grandparents
3: Big Sister
4: The love of family
5: Always kept me hopping
6: Steve has always loved cars...
7: Just a small sampling of his cars through the years... 10 so far...
8: Ah, the memories...
10: The Great Outdoors
11: What a helper...
15: loves to cook and eat | and drink
16: What style!
18: STEVE (taken from urbandictionary.com) Steve (short for Steven/Stephen) is a name associated with power and awesomeness. An Australian male with the name Steve should be praised constantly. Historians have noted that the name derives from a line of kings, sports stars and top blokes. It has been noted that philosophers in the mold of Nostradamus and Albert Einstein have stated that the name Steve should be put away because it would be difficult for any young male to have such a burden placed on their shoulders. However this theory was rebuked by the AOS (Association of Steve's) who correctly suggested that once a child is named Steve they can automatically take upon such a mantle, as with the name they are the recipient of much greatness, authority and laid-backednesss. Parents who embed their children with this hallowed name shall receive an all round champ of a son for their knowledgeable choice. My name is Steve All hail Steve, the almighty | HAIL KING STEVE
19: The many faces of Steve
21: Good job!
22: SCHOOL DAYS
23: So angelic!! Ha, ha!
24: Steve was born to RUN
26: What nice parents!
28: Oh my...
29: Watch out John Travolta, this boy can move... | Uncle Larry doing the cool down...
30: Boating Days...
31: Steve's not the only one who can do this.
32: Steve's Canine Friends
33: I'm so abused!
35: Love our Thanksgivings!!!
36: Through the | hard times | Cherish the Memories
37: and the good times | All you need is love...
38: The Evil Step-dad
39: Then... and Now even more family to love...
40: The greatest Grandma ever...
41: A NOTE FROM HEAVEN Steve, you have been such a joy in my life. I'm so fortunate to have been blessed with such a loving grandson. My friends were always so jealous when I spoke of our special lunches together. The gift of your time was a beautiful thing. Even later in life when we couldn't converse the way we used to, know how much I appreciated the touch of your hand and your attentive, caring demeanor. Your insidious sense of humor always brightened my day. I was extremely gullible and believed some of your tall tales. Silly me! I should have known, "Wait a minute, this is Steve talking." From the time you were an energetic, amusing, talkative, mischievous child to the confident, humorous, goal-oriented, and yes still mischievous young man you have become, I thank you for the special bond we have shared. Love, Grandma
43: V I S T A | V R O M A N S
44: Mom & Son
45: Who is Steve Anyway? Smart, optimistic, cunning, amusing, caring, extravagant, passionate are just a few of the descriptors I would use in describing you Steve. So many memories these last 30 years and I have many favorites. The day you were born, seeing a persistent smile on your face, eating strawberries at Jenny’s birthday party, watching you as the dancing cowboy (YMCA), knee-boarding (you made it look so easy), working as a double agent when we went backpacking, three words that describe Mom: sick a lot, numerous miniature golf games, mirror mazes and dinners in Fremont, hiking in loafers out of Silent Valley, tossing Obama’s name into the Christmas exchange, threatening to put me into a rest home at 50, and I could go on and on. Steve can be compared to a 2012 Mercedes SLK350, smart, stylish, complete with a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 201 horsepower. He's always charging ahead no matter what obstacles lay in his path. And he's definitely at his happiest whenever he's just purchased another car. Steve has done some silly things in his 30 years. Why did you fall into the Salmon River? How many cell phones have ended up in the laundry? Which car do you have now? Should I call Mom on Mother's Day? Are there holes in your pockets because money seems to follow you around. Steve’s animal is definitely a coyote. Sorry Foxy, but a coyote is similar; lean, agile, and yes wily. You must be on your toes when Steve tells a story. Should I believe this or not? Yes, I’m a bit gullible just like Grandma. Steve having you as my son has been such a precious gift. I am so proud of the young man you have become and I thank you for the bond we share. Here’s to making many more awesome memories together. Love you, Mom
47: Steve Questionnaire Name 5 words to describe Steve: Scary is good to start with, Silly, Sassy, Spirited, and don’t forget Sharpdressed What is one of your favorite memories of Steve? The first year we were boating at the lake Steve decided on the very last day to try kneeboarding for the first time. The girls had been trying all summer with no success, but Steve got up on the board and was ready to go just like that! The girls were so jealous they both perfected their technique the same day. The happiest I ever saw Steve was when he met me of course. If Steve was a car what would he be and why? I think Steve would be a Lotus 7. He’s classic for sure. Classic what is the real question. But like the Lotus, Steve is small, fast, and always going forward. Very unique and unabashed. What is the silliest thing you have seen Steve do? Blame Mtn. Dew for a bad morning. How dumb do you think we are? If Steve were an animal what would he be and why? The Road Runner. Not A roadrunner, but the one who is always beating Wile E. Coyote. He’s always running around causing, I mean getting out of, trouble. He always comes out ahead. Beep Beep If you had just one thought to share with Steve, what would it be? I’ve always thought it amazing how similar we are. Handsome, intelligent, good looking, bright, etc. etc. Even though you aren’t technically my son, I’m glad to see someone carry on the family tradition of being Dave, er Steve. I can’t imagine or ask for a better son Steve. Thanks for being you, and keep up the shenanigans.
48: B other. As a little brother you never knew how to leave me alone and yes nothing much has changed. R ude. Not only would you call me names you would put them to a song. Again, not much has changed. O utrageous. You are one to stand out in the crowd whether it be a 60’s themed costume or a certain San Diego wedding. T houghtful. Even though you play the conceited card, you are actually one of the most thoughtful people I know. H appy to be part of the family and spend time with those he loves. E ntertaining. Knows how to make others laugh even if at your own expense. You have a charismatic personality. R eally, really, really a great person, brother, and friend. | J E N N Y
49: Name 5 words to describe Steve: Self-assured, intelligent, jovial, loveable, prankster What is one of your favorite memories of Steve? That’s a tossup. Either the water fight on the Paddleboat in Lake Gregory when we weren’t supposed to get wet or the time we hopped a fence at the San Diego Convention Center and ended up with free car show tickets. The happiest I ever saw Steve was when He met his fabulous older sister for the first time. A close second would be when he graduated from Cal Poly. If Steve was a car what would he be and why? That is hard to say. One day it’s a Toyota MR2, the next a Dodge Stealth, then a BMW, or a Mercedes, then a Jetta. (Well, you get the idea). He is a mixture of fast & furious, dependable, sporty, sleek, clean and now OLD. What is the silliest thing you have seen Steve do? Really, I can only pick one? Getting his head caught in the condo stairs. That was classic! Of course the most memorable moment with Steve is the night of our wedding when he took his shirt off and lip sang to Stone Temple Pilots. If Steve were an animal what would he be and why? Definitely, a dog (for obvious reasons). No seriously, a dog because Steve is happy-go-lucky, devoted and faithful. He is protective of those he loves and always entertaining. And of course depending on his mood he can range from cute and playful to terribly annoying. (A sister would know). If you had just one thought to share with Steve, what would it be? Love Love Love. Love is all you need and one great brother to share it with.
51: Steve Questionnaire Name 5 words to describe Steve: Motivated, jolly, family oriented (2) and skinny. What is one of your favorite memories of Steve? Easy answer. His performance at my wedding. The happiest I ever saw Steve was when At my wedding. If Steve was a car what would he be and why? A Transformer since he’s constantly changing cars. What is the silliest thing you have seen Steve do? See answers 2& 3. If Steve were an animal what would he be and why? An orangutan because he’s behaves in silly ways yet is well-oriented to those who are close him. If you had just one thought to share with Steve, what would it be? I can’t get over why you like 2-buck Chuck.
55: Steve Questionnaire Name 5 words to describe Steve: Fun...handsome...talented...smart... eager to please What is one of your favorite memories of Steve? One Thanksgiving weekend in El Capitan, I remember him as a toddler amusing himself for what seemed like hours, walking up and down a plank he’d set on the fire ring. He loved the challenge and was quite adept at it. The happiest I ever saw Steve was when he was dancing at Gary and Jenny’s wedding (shirtless I might add)! He made it look like so much fun that EVERYONE got out on the dance floor and danced like crazy. If Steve was a car what would he be and why? A VW Bug, because it’s a fun car. What is the silliest thing you have seen Steve do? Leave his car parked for three days at the campground without paying the fee...I think that only happened one time! If Steve were an animal what would he be and why? A Jaguar because it’s probably another one of the many cars he’ll someday own!!! If you had just one thought to share with Steve, what would it be? Keep your ‘love of life’ and fun loving spiritit will serve you well throughout your lifetime. What a great nephew - we love you! Happy #30 Steve!!! Love you, Aunt Judy
56: Parents X Two
57: Steve Questionnaire Name 5 words to describe Steve: Clever-Hardworking-Messy-Happy-Jokester What is one of your favorite memories of Steve? The Great Salads Steve made for us on Dinner and Laundry Night. The happiest I ever saw Steve was when he made the Varsity XC Team If Steve was a car what would he be and why? Convertible-So he could take his top off. What is the silliest thing you have seen Steve do? Made his Insurance payment to us in one dollar bills. If Steve were an animal what would he be and why? A dog so he could play with Foxy. If you had just one thought to share with Steve, what would it be? Never Change | Dad & Cecilia
58: Michelle | Steve Questionnaire Name 5 words to describe Steve: Spontaneous, Hilarious, Smart, Silly, Mischievous What is one of your favorite memories of Steve? Theres always happy memories whenever we have our annual Foust xmas reunion playing Grogg, Ghostbusters, Wizard on Aunt Gingers commodore, its been over 20 years and we still can’t beat those games. And to top it off we have to have our annual “aged” Coca-Cola;) The happiest I ever saw Steve was when He graduated from Cal-poly getting his business degree. I’m so proud of you Steve. If Steve was a car what would he be and why? Ferrari because Steve stands out above the rest. What is the silliest thing you have seen Steve do? It was at Gary and Jenny’s wedding and Steve took his shirt off and wore his tie singing STP’s “Plush”. I always think of him every time that song plays. If Steve were an animal what would he be and why? A Monkey because he is silly at times and he is smart at the same time. If you had just one thought to share with Steve, what would it be? Happy 30th Birthday Steve. I love you and I look forward onto sharing many more memories and adventures with you [:)] -Michelle Carroll