S: 2010 2010 2010
BC: 2010 | A year of fun! | Disney World | Washington D.C. | Dallas TX | Family | Friends
2: It took all 3 of us to finally beat the game after many nights of stress! | Date Night! | My Strange Addiction | Scrapbooking | Pancakes! | favorite things | Ice storm...Grandma and Grandpa had to go feed the animals. | Playing games on New Years Day | Sand Candles | Strecker Christmas
3: Maegan got many days off school this year for bad weather. We were snowed in a lot, so we played games and drank hot chocolate. Maegan and Mindy went sledding like they do every year. Dad slipped and busted it trying to take pictures on ice! | Plowing through neck deep snow at top speed!. | "Get this off of me!" | Best dog in the world! | Dad won so we attacked him with relentless tickling.
4: Maegan designed a new house, and she and I set up a model of it. My little architect. | "Will you brush my hair?" | Maegan's famous pizza and hamburger salad. She cooks on Mondays, and is a good chef like her daddy!. | We Love Jetti Spaghetti!
5: Maegan's Dog Academy | Ryan | We let Junior run around the backyard during the day and catching him can be difficult! | Daddy taught Maegan a "guess my card" trick. | Family Game Nights | Maegan and Grace designing a Roller Coaster amusement park. | Our pretty girl | BFFs
6: Play Ball | Lightning Fast! She loves to play ball.
7: Maegan puts up a tent all by herself! Impressive!! | Playing with Tink
8: Really yummy Mexican food we found as we strolled around downtown. | We drove to Dallas for a short, fun, getaway.
9: Medieval Times live jousting tournament, horsemanship and falconry, and a four-course meal fit for royalty! This was a fun dinner show. The Spanish horses were beautiful and our Green Knight won the battle! | We were served a half chicken, tomato soup, ribs, potato wedges and dessert. The wenches addressed us as "My lord, my lady".
10: Maegan's first visit to the Dallas World Aquarium. She got to feed a bird! The waterfalls and rain forest are beautiful and the aquariums and animals are amazing!
11: We saw manatees close up and personal, monkeys grooming in the trees, sharks and rays swimming all around us, penguins, a three-toed sloth, and strange fish from all over the world.
12: Jasmine loved being able to run all over and explore. She always turned back to make sure she hadn't lost us though! | Dogs Allowed | Country Girl | We decided to take our doggies to the property | Enjoying Nature
13: Smores! | Tink and the biddies pouting because Blackjack's getting all the attention. | Jasmine didn't hesitate to jump in the ponds | B + P | Maegan and I gave names to places along the pond such as "Beaver's Bend", "Turtle Bay", "Carpenter Bee Cove".
14: Grandma Deb's new puppy, King Louie LaPue A partner for Grandpa's dog, Lucy Lu. | Cotillion Ball | Boxers are crazy, but Grandma and Grandpa love them. | Short boys, manners, etiquette...not Maegan's cup of tea!
15: Grandma Debbie got Maegan a butterfly kite and a new Breyer Horse for Easter. She got her favorite kind of pajama bottoms from Mom and Dad. | It was a perfect day at the property for Maegan to fly her kite. Thanks to Daddy she didn't lose it in the ravine!
16: Eww...cow patty egg! She had to get every egg because inside each egg was a puzzle piece. | To get her real $10 she had to put the puzzle together which was harder than it looked! | Maegan had to go on a scavenger hunt this year. | We put clues inside giant eggs so she would know how many to look for in each area. | The cows were very interested. | Bad Egg : ) | We caught big air!
17: Lucy and Louie | Annie | Jewel | Pearl | Happily Ever After | Mom Dad
18: On top of the world!
19: Jasmine and Tink love the Chisolm Trail Park in Yukon. Maegan takes them on the trails and up the hills. And as always, a daddy-daughter swinging contest!
20: Maegan wanted to mow, but didn't weigh enough to hold the seat down so it had to be rigged with a horse tie down. She was so dirty after mowing that Dad suggested she wash the cars to clean off. | Grandma Deb bought me this flowering cherry tree, but it only bloomed this once before it died.
21: P | P | P | "Rock Away" was a cool clap stomp routine | "Stinkin' Garbage" was played on barrels and buckets. | Piedmont Percussion Project
22: Sprinkler under the trampoline...risky fun! | May
23: Carrying my 12 year old to bed. She'll always be my baby girl. | Maegan and Grace trying Shepherd's Pie | Jasmine has camera phobia. She ran and jumped in the tub when she saw me with it. | Maegan played beautifully at her spring recital. She played "Drifting" and "Chopsticks duet with her teacher, Wendy Green. Grandma Deb, Dad, and I were proud of her. She may hate to practice, but it pays off. | She was presented with a merit award for preparing two songs for district and state this year.
24: 30th | Jamie and Maegan surprised me with a cake! | Jamie bought me diamond earrings to make turning 30 a little better! | Grace's brother, Griffin, played his bagpipes at the concert | Our Percussionista! | Band Concert
25: Jamie decided he wanted a truck and justified it by saying we needed one to haul Blackjack around! He got a 2007 Chevy Silverado. It is a smooth ride and very nice. | DAD'S NEW TRUCK | Maegan likes to decorate the drive with chalk while riding her wiggle car. | 1313 Carrie LanePiedmont, OK
26: My beautiful Tiger Lillies multiply every year. | My sweet daughter gave me a heart necklace for Mom's Day. I really loved it, but the clasp broke soon after : (
28: ExpeditionEverest | Disney World
29: We went with Grandpa Bob, Grandma Deb, and Great Grandma Mary to Disney for their first time ever. We all had a blast. See full album for more.
30: Grandma Deb made Mary's favorite... spaghetti! She enjoyed having us all over to celebrate her 87th birthday. She wore her Happy Birthday button she got at Disney World. Maegan got her a really cute animal print ball bracelet and she loved it. | June
31: Mary loves "Little Jett" and she was happy that Cody and Savannah came to her party. | Somehow Maegan and Mary wore the same cut and color of shirt without even knowing it. So funny! We were being silly so Jamie took pictures of us. | We Mary
32: We had a professional photographer come out to take pictures of Maegan and Blackjack. They were both gorgeous and Blackjack was very cooperative. | The only wildflowers around...in a ditch by the cow field across from our neighborhood.
33: We found some pretty spots near the Round up Club Arena...an old red barn and a big hidden field | Maegan and Black
34: Junior running around the yard | Cute Boy | In our front yard
35: When we set up our new pool the ground wasn't level, but Dad and Maegs still had a lot of fun in it all summer. It came with a volleyball net, but it was hard to keep the ball in the pool so they just swam and did handclaps. | Jamie's awesome shot of a frog in our yard.
37: Jamie's dad's oldest sister and her husband were trekking across the country and stopped in Stillwater to visit everyone. They hadn't seen Jamie since he was a teenager. While they were there a water fight broke out in the backyard!
38: Food, Music, and Fireworks | at the Yukon Park | We went to the farm to pop fireworks. We got the truck stuck in the mud and Jamie had to pull it out with the tractor!
39: Grandma's homemade ice cream! | Afternoon at Grandma Patsy's | Back at our house the crazies popped some fireworks | Then we watched the Piedmont show from the roof!
40: Grandma and Grandpa came over each week to enjoy Jamie's grilling. Grandpa liked Maegan's Chocolate Cheesecake Swirl!
41: Spider Wasp | Enjoying Grace's Dad's garden tomatoes | My favorite view of our house
42: August | Peek-a-Boo | I'm a little pony, hippity hop!
43: Swimming at Grandma Deb's
44: Hobbies and Hairdo's | Maegan's Hair extensions | Dad's Home Brew | Maegan makes lunch bags for school | Mama got skills!
45: j | F U N | With | e | T | T
46: horses make it better | Maegan and her friend Ryan both board their horses out at Doug's so they decided to go for a ride together. | September
47: A Girl's Best Friend is her Horse. | Horses give us the wings we lack.
49: Grandma Deb won tickets on the radio to the Extreme Bull Riding and Josh Turner concert at the fairgrounds and gave them to us. It was a lot of fun! | Fair Food...Yum!
51: For Maegan's 13th Birthday we took her and her friends to the Holiday Inn in Yukon to have a pool party/sleepover.
52: We had all kinds of yummy snacks and cupcakes. | They played lots of games. This one was Guesstures, the card-munching action timer counts down as you act out your words. It was funny! | The Winners!
53: Maegan loved her presents!
55: Maegan and her friends got to enjoy the awesome pool, sauna, and hot tub. They came back to the room for snacks, games, and gift opening. Then more swimming. Afterwards, we ordered pizza, they played more games and finally went to bed. It was a fun party, minus burned faces from too much chlorine. They pigged out at the breakfast buffet the next morning! | Grace Emily Kaitlyn Maegan Breanne Chelsea
56: Slumber Party! | Yummy Breakfast | Crazy Girls
57: Family Party | My Sweet Teen. She grew up too fast! *tear* | Diamond earrings from Mom and Dad, an ipod touch from Gma and Gpa, and lots of money from aunts and uncles = one happy spoiled teenager!
58: with Grandpa | Grandma Mary's nephew Jimmy, and his wife Billie Sue came to Oklahoma from Florida to visit. We all went to the property and had a good time.
59: Maegan and Blackjack
62: October fun at Grandma and Grandpa's Farm
64: Washington D.C. Trip | Capitol | Supreme Court | Library of Congress | Mt. Vernon- George Washington's Home | National Archives: Constitution, Declaration of Independence, etc.
65: The White House | Lincoln Memorial | WWII Memorial | Arlington Cemetery | Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers | Vietnam War Memorial | These are just a few of the places we got to see on this trip. It was an amazing historical city. See the full album for more.
66: Grandma Deb, Maegan, and Mom went to Remington Park to see the Secretariat movie horse, Ron Turcotte who rode Secretariat to the Triple Crown in 1973, and the jockey-actor who played him on screen, Otto Thorwarth.!
67: Jett loved feeding the animals and throwing pumpkins!
68: November Happenings
69: Thanksgiving at Grandma Mary's | Sweet
70: December Days...Chilly...Fun...Anticipation...Friends...Family...Excitement...Preparation... | Maegan in our front yard tree | Lunar Eclipse The Earth's shadow completely blocked out the moon on the day of the Northern Winter Solstice for the first time in over 300 years. It was very cool to see even if it was freezing cold and at 2:30 AM. | Wrapping Gifts for her doggies | Maegan and Mindy Christmas gift exchange | Piano Recital at the Mall | "Believe" | Jamie is the only one who still looks gorgeous at 2:30am! | The copper color is due to the light filtering through Earth's atmosphere and reflecting on the moon's dull surface.
72: Christmas Eve at our House | Maegan's favs from Grandma Deb | Jett wore his funny glasses to open presents! | Grandma got Grandpa new coffee mugs | Grandma Mary got her favorite thing...puzzle books! | Uncle Rob and Jett
73: Jett and his Daddy | Grandma Deb got Jett a playhouse
74: New Cell Phone Life is Good Stuff Home Design Game Blackjack Stuff OU pjs | Christmas Morning
75: ...To Grandmother's House We Go...! | Jett, Maegan, Kyla, Kelsey, and Roland
76: Grandma got a Princess Diana Ring and Black Onyx Ring | A leopard martini shaker...Mary thought it was a good gift for Jamie which cracked us all up!! | A stovetop roast cooker from Mom | Noise canceling headphones to watch TV with so no one else has to hear politics. | Bareback saddle pad with stirrups | Kyla, Kelsey, Roland, Amy, and Mark | Jett liked his new piano | We drew names this year to exchange gifts
77: Christmas Night at Grandma Patsy's | We always look forward to spending Christmas night at Grandma's. So cozy and fun!
78: Strecker Family Christmas
79: Presents, presents, everywhere! It's fun to watch the kids open their gifts and to visit with the extended family we don't often get to see.
80: This was Grace's first time to go skating, so Maegan helped her practice. After many painful falls, she got the hang of it and said she'd like to go again when her body recovered! | Yukon on Wheels
81: New Years Eve at the Farm | We played games for hours...lots of fun & laughs | View from the porch on New Year's Morning