S: 2010 - Our Year in Pictures
BC: The Dent's Stan, Sharon & Kali Star, Calypso & Xenia | The Dent's Stan, Sharon & Kali Star, Calypso & Xenia
FC: 2010, Our Year in Pictures | Our Year in Pictures 2010 | Our Year in Pictures 2010
1: 2010 Our Year in Pictures
2: Searchmont, Canada Ski Trip with The Beck's and Hobb's Families | Sara Beck | Stan
4: Is Calypso being cuddly with Star, or claiming him as hers? | Star likes to sit on the couch like a person | Cuddle time for Sharon & Xenia
5: Kali & Stan are ready to cheer on Michigan State during March Madness | Star in front of the house
6: Easter Brunch -- Sharon, Stan, Lloyd, Esther, Kali, Bill, Virginia and Nancy
7: The first test drive on the new bike | Happy Birthday Stan | Happy Birthday Stan
8: Welcome to RenCon | Renaissance Convention Baltimore, Maryland April 9-11 | With Characters Galore
9: Sharon Driscoll helping me in my booth and having faerie hair woven by Dancing Hands | The Marriot where we stayed and had breakfast
10: In my booth during the day and in faerie costume during the balls in the evening | . . . and a good time was had by all
11: Jamie Brick with one of his amazing sculptures | Brian Froud,' an admired artist and illustrator took time to talk to me about his creative process | Steampunk Faerie | A Stately Queen | Illustrations by Brian Froud
12: JAZZ | JW School of Dance Recital May 15
13: Dancing to "Fire Burning (on the dance floor)"
14: TAP | Tapping to "I've Got a Feeling"
16: FINALE | Kali's last dance recital, starting high school will come with a more demanding schedule and some tough choices
17: Dance Friends Kylie Harris & Lauren Hall
18: Jefferson Middle School Track & Field | Jefferson Middle School Track & Field
19: Kali hanging out with friends, Jordan Storer & Olivia Sheldon in between events Coach, Jed Hopfensperger, checking in with some of the girls on the team Jed will be the reason Kali decides to run cross country in the fall rather than swim | Kali hanging out with friends, Jordan Storer & Olivia Sheldon in between events Coach, Jed Hopfensperger, checking in with some of the girls on the team Jed will be the reason Kali decides to run cross country in the fall rather than swim
20: Kali's individual event, the mile run. One of only three Jefferson girls to break 6 minutes, and the school record for the 2nd fastest time. | Kali's individual event, the mile run. One of only three Jefferson girls to break 6 minutes, and the school record for the 2nd fastest time.
21: Kali's PR in the mile 5:51 | Kali's PR in the mile 5:51
22: Best Split in the 4 x 800, 2:39 The team of Kali Dent, Jordan Storer, Audrey Moolenar & Erin McDonald set a new school record in the 4 x 800 | Best Split in the 4 x 800, 2:39 The team of Kali Dent, Jordan Storer, Audrey Moolenar & Erin McDonald set a new school record in the 4 x 800
23: Esther passes on a metal that her father, David Ballantine, earned for the mile run | Esther passes on a metal that her father, David Ballantine, earned for the mile run
24: Midland Fusion Spring Soccer | Run, Trap, Dribble, Pass
25: Celebrating a Goal | On the field Discussions
27: Saying Goodbye to Drew Emrich, a good coach that will be greatly missed
28: A busy spider worked through the night, it's web decorated with morning dew.
29: Jefferson Middle School 8th Grade Graduation 3 years that went by much too quickly | Asst. Principle, Paul Schroll
30: A beautiful swan near Petoskey
32: Soaking up the sun, having fun, grilling out and relaxing . . . that's what time at the cottage is all about
33: Star on the dock in front of the cottage | Higgins Lake 4th of July Weekend
34: The busy South State Park is Full | A view of the bottom of the pond
35: A walk around Marl Lake
36: Kali enjoying time on the Higgins lake sailing the Sun Fish
38: Stan takes his turn on the Sunfish
39: Stan & Kali preparing for the upcoming triathlon by practicing an open water swim | The sun sets on another wonderful stay at the cottage
40: Early in the morning Stan & Kali get checked in and marked with their numbers | Gear laid out in the transition area | Triathlon | Triathlon
41: A nervous Kali before the start of the race | The Equipment is all set up and ready to go. Unfortunately Stan was diagnosed with triple pneumonia just a few days earlier, but he's not going to let a little thing like that stop him from competing!
43: Kali starting and completing the swim portion of the race, while Stan watches Kali's start he is waiting for his group's turn. | Finishing the 500 meter swim in 9:08, sixth place overall.
45: Stan starting, and Kali finishing, the 20k (12.4 mile) bike portion of the race. Kali had some shifting issues, completing this portion in 47:49.
46: Kali and Stan finishing the race Kali completed the 5k (3.1 mile) run in 20:37 13th overall. Considering Stan was racing with triple pneumonia he was thrilled just to finish.
47: Happy to be finished Kali shows off the certificate she earned for winning her age group
48: It's always great fun tubing at the cottage
50: THE RED FOX REGATTA | THE RED FOX REGATTA
51: This year the Labor Day event was exceptionally cold and windy. Getting WingNuts ready to race on Sunday; CJ and Tom Kinney. Mark Morley, John Dent & Stan. | Labor Day Weekend | Labor Day Weekend
52: A wild race, with more than one crew member reporting that they had to hold on with their fingernails to keep themselves on board.
55: Getting the boat squared away after the race; Kali, Tom & Stan roll sails | John & Sharron on the way in | Jody, Peter & Sharon watched the race from the dock
56: Walking Charlevoix's waterfront on Labor Day
58: A view of Lake Michigan
59: Swans on Lake Charlevoix | Mushroom houses of Charlevoix
60: Soccer has been a much loved sport, but with the demands of high school and other activities this may be Kali's last season for some time.
61: Fall Soccer
62: Xenia at the cottage | The Cottage Stan and Kali cuddling with Star Kali & Star
63: Herbert Henry Dow High School | Kali's Freshman School Picture
65: The pregame show, half time and in the stands at a football game
66: 15 | Kali's | th | Birthday | She can't wait to try the new workout | This year a birthday cheese cake
67: Maura Jones & Kylie Harris help Kali celebrate | Playing a game of "Creator"
68: Varsity Cross Country Team | Varsity Cross Country Team | A huddle with toes in before each race
69: First Meet of the Season, Benzie
70: September 11, Bullock Creek Invitational -- warm ups and the beginning of the race
72: Coach Jed going over the race with Kali | Kali & Jordan comparing times, a new PR for Kali 19:52, the first 5k under 20 minutes.
73: Dow High Varsity Girls Take First Place Ashley Burr, Brooke Wagner, Kellie Mussell, Jordan Storer, Kali Dent | Dow High Varsity Girls Take First Place Ashley Burr, Brooke Wagner, Kellie Mussell, Jordan Storer, Kali Dent
74: Spartan Cross Country Invitational
75: The first SVL Jamboree Meet in Saginaw
76: The Carter Meet, held on Kali's Birthday
77: Dow Varsity Girls Winners of the Heritage Meet Kali Dent, Ashley Burr, Jordan Storer, Brooke Wagner, Kellie Mussell, Katie Clark, Kaitlyn Mitchell
78: Dow High Girls win the County Meet, Coming in 1, 2, 3 | Warming Up for Regionals
79: Regionals | Dow High Girls Regional Champions | 5th place finish for Kali and new PR 19:19
80: Regional Champions and Ready for the State Meet | Regional Champions and Ready for the State Meet
81: State Meet | Dow High Girls Finish Eighth at State Championships at Michigan International Speedway on November 6th | Dow High Girls Finish Eighth at State Championships at Michigan International Speedway on November 6th | The Varsity Girls Team along with Coach Jed, his friend Diane & Ben Zank representing the Boys Varsity Team | The Varsity Girls Team along with Coach Jed, his friend Diane & Ben Zank representing the Boys Varsity Team
82: Homecoming | Kali, Ton Leow (Thanpicha Sermchaiwong), & Kylie Harris dressed up for homecoming | Homecoming
83: A Trip to visit Nancy Henderson and her cat Isaac | Friends | Friends
84: A portion of the newest collection "Faeries of the Wood"
85: FaerieCon - November 12-14 Baltimore, Maryland | Illustration by Jessica Galbreth who gave a workshop at FareieCon
87: RenCon was such a good show and FaerieCon turned out to be even better
88: Mom, Lloyd & Nancy (Charlie & Apple too) join us for an early Thanksgiving Dinner | Brian & Gwen host Thanksgiving Day Susan, Peter, Pierce & Stephanie
89: Gwen, Millie & Brian preparing dinner | Millie, Pierce, Joe, Stan & Gwen | Chris, Joe, Jan, & Stephanie | Stuart., Laura and Friend & Shannon | Nancy, Kali, JoAnn, Peter, Susan & Brian
90: Apple & Star Sharon's cousins, Duane & Cherly Brown, visit Mom after Tahnksgiving | Mom & Apple | Duane & Star
91: Nap Time | Xenia at the cottage and watching TV. She likes nature shows especially if they feature birds | Stan & Star walking at one of Kali's cross meets earlier in the fall
92: Stan & Kali goofing off while they wait for the photo to get set up
93: Our Christmas Photos for 2010 Taken Thanksgiving weekend when we received our first dusting of snow for the season, one with the cottage in the background, the other with Higgins Lake.
94: An Early Christmas Celebration with Nancy and The Morley's | There is school the next day so Stephanie & Kali work on German homework | Chicken Wellington for dinner Charlie is anxious to see what Nancy's gift is
95: Christmas Eve with Mom, Lloyd & Apple
96: Kali & Star and gifts under the tree | Ready to eat | Christmas Morning
97: Stockings & Gifts for Everyone | Ski goggles for Stan & Kali
98: Wendy Winters and her dog, Tootsie, come for a visit at the cottage
99: A view through the ice to the bottom of the lake | On the ice in front of the cottage over Christmas break