S: Summer 2011
BC: Dad's old... he's 40!
FC: The adventures of the Thomson 's Summer 2011
1: Things we did in the summer of 2011 Celebrated Britt and Bailey's Birthdays on Kanarra Mountain Went to Toni's cabin and played in the mud and caught hornytoads Campout with smores at Michael & Sundi's 4th of July: Riding in the caterpillar in the parade and fireworks Mom and Dad both turned 40! Saw the Nevada Shoe Tree Went to the movies Played all day at Wild Island Water Park Went to Carson City and toured the State Capitol and NV State Museum Watched the sunset at Lake Tahoe Went on many power wing adventures Saw the last Harry Potter movie in 3-D Toured the Nevada State Railroad Museum Went to a new ward at church and made new friends Camped out in the living room and attended "Camp Walla Walla" Went to Virginia City (twice) Road a train Toured the 4th Ward School in Virginia City built in 1876 Ate lunch at the Comstock cemetery in Virginia City Toured a mine Ate many a Doughboy donut! Went in a haunted hotel Swam for hours and hours in the apartment pool Dressed up in old fashioned clothes and took pictures Watched baby birds hatch Swam in Lake Tahoe and played on rock islands Went to San Fransisco Went on a boat to Alcatraz Walked on Pier 39 and saw sea lions Drove across the Golden Gate bridge Went the the Sacramento Zoo Went camping for our very first time! Celebrated Jacki's 6th Birthday
2: The 4th of July
3: The infamous Doodle Bug cruising down Main St.
6: We had a huge pool at our apartment complex. We spent many hours swimming & reading here.
8: Bailey turned 10 years old in Reno so we celebrated by swimming... and oatmeal cake of course!
10: The two biggest maulers on the planet!
11: Some peoples children!!!
12: Wild | Island
13: Water | Park
15: We continued celebrating Bailey's Birthday by going to the water park for the day
19: We stayed here all day!! The kids went on every ride nine million times. The weather was a bit cold. Did that slow them down? Not a chance!!
21: This is at the Nevada State Capital Building in Carson City. This is the original Nevada Supreme Court room.
25: Outside on the grounds of the State Capital.
29: This replica of the Liberty Bell was outside the Nevada State Museum
30: "Elloh Govenuh!"
32: Watching the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
33: Looking oh so cool in our 3-D shades!
34: Touring the Nevada State Railroad Museum
35: Lake Tahoe at Dusk
37: Watching the sunset at Lake Tahoe
38: TThe water was freezing... so naturally the kids got right in the lake!!
39: Many adventures were had here at Lake Tahoe
42: These photos are courtesy of Pace!
44: Camp Walla Walla!
45: Chillin in the apartment!
46: Virginia City!
47: This is the 4th ward school house built in 1876. We got to sit in the original wooden chairs that are still in the classroom. The kids pulled the rope to hear the original school bell. ring. We even saw notes that the children had passed each other while attending the school. This school was said to be the finest school in the Western United Sates when it was built.
49: Taylor got to wear the dunce cap. We toured the Chollar Mine and had lunch at the cemetery.
50: We rode on the V & T Railroad. This train transported silver and gold from the mother lode to the mills during the late 19th century mining boom when Virginia City was the richest city on earth. We passed 8 mines, went through a tunnel and went through Gold Hill.
51: See our tickets!
53: After a tiring day we ate ice cream and sat on the benches on the original wooden plank sidewalks in Virginia City.
56: We had so much fun that we brought Dad back to see Virginia City.
59: The real life version of: Angry Birds!!!
60: Rock Islands Founded by: Pace, Bailey, Taylor, Jacki Tortuga Toes Ab Island Crab Daddy Cove Paradise Island
64: Thomson's at The Rock!
65: Mug shots
67: Some of us got a bit tired after the tour | Eating dinner with Kim | On the boat to Alcatraz
68: My team's cute bums!
70: Sacramento Zoo
74: Sophisticated Pool Tricks!
77: Notice Pace's delighted face and Dad with his lighter fluid.
79: Stampede Reservoir
80: Could they get any cuter?
81: I Think NOT!!
82: Reno Temple
83: Just some | Random Photos | Oops-a-daisy!
84: Finally Home!
85: Goodbye Reno... We will miss you... Back to Vegas we go!
86: Camping at Grandma's house with the cousins | pinch pinch
90: School Clothes Fashion Show
91: Jacki celebrated her 6th Birthday on August 23rd We swam at Grandmas house in her pool with the cousins.
92: Oh how we love to swim!