S: Jonas Tad Holloman 12 yrs. August 2009 - July 2010
FC: Jonas Tad Holloman 12 years | August 8, 2009 to July 2010
1: Our Home | This July, we moved from our home in order to travel to raise support and become missionaries with Military Youth Ministry.
2: The boys hung out all night and played games on Tad's new X-Box 360. | Caleb Setiawan, Jacob and Jared Larsen, Logan Hiskey, Tyler Norton, and Tyler Heck all came over. | Tad's | 12th | birthday party
3: Soon after we moved in with Grandma and Grandpa Holloman in Illinois, we started building a new storage shed for Grandpa.
4: In the fall, Grandma and Grandpa took us to a carnival and rodeo. I ended up riding in the spinning strawberry with Heidi so she wouldn't be afraid. | Like any self respecting adolescent, I like to tease my younger siblings! | One of my favorite things about living in the Quad Cities - WHITEY'S ICE CREAM!!!
5: One of our first field trips was to the art museum to take a tour . | Drawing at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa | September 2009 | 7th Grade
6: Niabi Zoo Coal Valley, IL | Tad was interested in Parkour more than he was interested in the animals.
8: In September, our family began traveling to raise support for our mission with Military Youth Ministry. | ON THE ROAD
9: Next, we traveled into Tennessee... | We started by traveling down to St. Louis, MO and visting with the Niemeyers. | ...and then down into Alabama. We visited Noccalula Falls in Gadsden, AL.
11: We next traveled into Virginia where we were able to go hiking on the Appalachian Trail. | At the peak of the trail!!! | It was very windy at the top! | Tad set up his Facebook page while we were in Virginia.
13: Washington D.C.
14: ...more of Washington D.C.
15: New York City | on the Staten Island Ferry
16: Times Square | Tad loved being in NYC! He didn't want to leave and said it felt like he was leaving home.
17: The Brooklyn Bridge
18: Free Running in Central Park
19: Hiking with our Cousins near Galena, IL.
20: October 2009
21: Field Trip to the Putnam Museum Davenport, IA
22: In November, we went down to Oklahoma and celebrated Christmas with the Manning family. We went to a Lego display together in downtown Oklahoma City. | Bed Jumping and Riding the Wiggle Care
23: C H R I S T M A S in GAL E N A | 2009
24: We always enjoy playing in the snow even though shoveling is hard work.
25: Taking a newsletter picture | Taking a newsletter picture | Our Valentine's Day project was decorating cookies for the family shelter.
26: SCIENCE FAIR 2010
27: Tad's project was about the effect that acid and sugar have on teeth. He tested several substances on eggs to test his hypothesis.
28: We spent time at a friend's house for the Fourth with lots of outdoor activities.
29: FOURTH OF JULY 2010 | at the parade in East Moline, IL