1: Father's Day | Family Is A Gift That Lasts Forever
2: A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
4: Pops-a-lot | Anyone can be a father but it takes someone special to be a dad - Anne Geddes-
5: Anna, Amy, Lani
6: 2005 Family Photos
7: Kids spell Love T-I-M-E ~John Crudele~
9: "A father's love warms the heart of his children forever." | Dad, I have always appreciated your ability to talk us through our decisions or feelings. I never feel like you are trying to impose your opinions or ideas on us, just talking us through our thought process and why we want to do what we want to do. Love, Christina
10: Andrew's Graduation
11: May 2006
12: San Francisco | Two week trip - Santa Rosa - Bodega Bay - Hessel Church - Merilatts - Aunt Valerie and Sheri - Redwoods - Ice ebastopol - Ice Camping - Russian River - Aunt She
13: May 2006 Family Vacation | Skating - Russian River - Ben's Graduation - Oregon - Grandpa & Grandma Taylor -Camping - Aunt Joan
14: B E A C H | May 2006
15: Bodega Bay California | When I was a child, love to me was what the sea is to a fish; something you swim in while you are going about the important affairs of life. ~ P. L. Travers"
16: 2006 - Rock Rapids, Iowa
17: 2006 - Rock Rapids, Iowa
18: Our Trip to Oregon April 2008
19: Stropes - Portland - Mom & Dad - LaPine - Valerie - Gresham - John's Family - Bowling - Beach
20: Andrew Peter | Small boys become big men through the influence of big men who care about small boys." Author: unknown
21: "Love is space and time measured by the heart." - Marcel Proust - | Andrw Peter
22: 2007 Family Photos | "I don't care how poor a man is...
23: ...if he has family, he's rich" - M*A*S*H - Colonel Potter
24: Anna | Erica | Amy | May, 2009 | St. Peter's Dome
25: Mom & Dad | Lani | We don't remember days, we remember moments
26: Dad, Thanks for all the love, concern, phone calls, advice, Italian outbursts, good sermons, and car repairs, I love and respect you. Love, Kiah
27: Kiah Marie
28: Once you become a parent, you're the frame, not the picture --unknown-- | Pops-a-lot, Pretend you've just preached a sermon and this is a sticky note telling you I love and appreciate you.
29: Erica Anne
30: Our 25th Wedding Anniversary
31: August ,2009
32: Split Rock Lighthouse Two Harbors, MN April 2010 | "Spend time on your children and never go broke."
34: I will always remember all the times that you’ve taken me out for my birthday, driven me places, hugged me and prayed for me, and how you used to tell me stories when I was little about you when you were little, | Anna Grace
35: "Conspicuously absent from the Ten Commandments is any obligation of parent to child. We must suppose that God felt it unnecessary to command by law what He had ensured by love. " ~Robert Brault, | Thank you for being there for me and loving me. I really appreciate it. Thank you for setting a good example on how to live my life for God. I’m so thankful that you are my Dad because you are THE best Dad ever and I know that you really care for us and love us!
36: "A child fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty" | Pops, You are there for me when I need you. You comfort me when I'm sad, and you love me no matter what. I'm glad you're in my life, I love the talks we have at night. I love when you
37: Amy Linn | smile and laugh. And I love you with all my heart. Love, Lemmy
39: Good Times
40: You are the best Dad in the world and I am lucky to have you. Thanks for all the love, spankings, and guidance. Love, Lani Renee | "The family is one of nature's masterpieces." -George Santayana
41: Lani Renee
42: The trouble with being a parent is that by the time you are experienced, you are unemployed. ~Author Unknown
45: "I'm so lucky as can be, the world's greatest Dad belongs to me."
46: Family – having a place to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing. | 2003 | 2008 | 2007 | 2009
47: 2010 | 2011
48: Andrew & Rachel's Wedding May 22, 2010