S: The Hoyt's 2011
BC: A Good Beginning Makes a Happy Ending
FC: REVIEW | a year in
1: are like quilts: Lives pieced together, stitched with memories, and bound by love.
2: merry | Being together is the best gift of all.
4: It's Winter! | Record Snowfall brings sledding in the driveway's snowbanks and hours of shoveling.
5: Welcoming 2011
6: is a little world created by love.
7: "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
9: you | the best thing about me is
10: EGG | hunt
12: vacation | FAMILY | ST. JOHN APRIL 2011
13: "It isn't how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it's how you spend the time." - David Brenner
14: I don't like my hat!!!!!!! | I'm wearing a hat?
15: We surprised Grandma with a trip to the St. John and celebrated a beautiful wedding with friends. As is often the case, the trip was full of adventure, including our rental car being given away, the replacement breaking down and a trip to the E.R. We also relaxed in the sun!
16: We stayed in a beautiful condo, and although we could not walk to the beach, it had a lovely pool and view. We saw the local sights & wildlife and relaxed at beaches. This is coral that had been used to build buildings when the island was settled.
21: "Flowers look up to the sun: Children look up to their Mothers." - Jamie Bertucci
22: A boy's first hero is his father.
23: Adventure Awaits!
24: At Kindergarten graduation, Braden was most creative with his "When I grow up" presentation and got to recite a poem.
25: To infinity and beyond!
26: Friends may come and go but family is a forever bond.
28: A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. | summer time
29: This summer was full of adventure. Grandma came to visit for two weeks and we visited the zoo and aquarium. Braden also had a special trip to the zoo with Auntie Anna and Daniel, and we rounded out the summer with visits to Grammy Ruth's, camping and the fair. What a great way to spend a summer!
31: Crane Pond 2011
34: making | Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breaths away.
35: It's the little moments that make life big.
36: First Fair, First Merry-Go-Round and First Ride all by himself. What a day!
37: TRAVELS | Grammy Ruth's
39: School | back to | Sadly, the first day of the 1st grade started a week late (and with rain) due to Hurricane Irene. | First Grade | Braden's beloved principal, Mrs. Morisseau, left William Winsor this year to take the job as assistant super intendant of schools.
40: Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So... get on your way. ~ Dr. Seuss