S: Charles Robert Canning Family June 2011
3: Happy Father's Day Dad!! | "The family is one of nature's masterpieces." -George Santayana
6: Carolyn Canning 40 Years old I am a full-time mom, part-time book keeper for Superior Notary. I enjoy reading and exercising. I feel blessed to have 3 beautiful children who teach me new things everyday. I love the gospel and the ability it gives me to see life from a unique perspective. I know that heavenly father answers prayers because all 3 of my children are miracles. I am truly blessed to be a part of this family. I appreciate your love and support. Thank you for all you do. | "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye." The little prince
7: Bob Canning 45 years old Words cannot express my gratitude for all that you have taught me and all that you have done for me. Your example of how to be a good husband, father, and son has been a blessing. I hope I can pass on to the people I love, the example you are to me. Thank you for having a testimony of the gospel that I could lean on until I found my own. You are a good man and great father.
8: Aleigha Belle Canning 3 years old I'm a princess. I love Disneyland, jumping on the trampoline, coloring and riding my scooter. My favorite movie is Sleeping Beauty. I like to ride my bike and read stories. I know all the letters of the alphabet and all the numbers. I love going to primary and singing songs. | Caleb Robert Canning 6 years old I like to wear costumes. Superman, Peter Pan and Spiderman are my favorite. I love Disneyland, riding my scooter and singing to Shrek the musical. Sleeping Beauty is my favorite movie. I know 4 articles of faith and all the offices of the priesthood. When I grow up I want to be superman.
9: Pari Anne Canning 18 years old I am just graduating High School, and I am currently attending Beauty School. I am a Disney geek and I hope to be able to dance on the Disney Cruise line after graduating Beauty School.
10: Tammy 43 Years Young Dad, I just want to thank you right from the beginning for being a great father. I'm grateful for all of the things you have blessed me with in my life. I'm grateful for the comforts of life that you have provided me as well as the fun things you have blessed my children with in this life. I'm thankful for the time that you have spent with me teaching me the value of work and what it means to be an honest person with myself and others. Most of all I'm thankful for the teachings in our home. I'm grateful for the example you have been to me in living the gospel and placing Christ first. The most important thing I'm doing right now is being a mother. This year has been fun as I have added to my life working side by side with Jerry. I hope one day to serve a mission for the church. I want you to know that I consider it an honor to be known as your daughter. I love you.
11: Jerry 45 Years Young Chuck, on this Father's Day I want to thank you for being a great Father to me and our family. You and Lorraine, since the very beginning have always treated me as one of your sons. This is an exciting time for our little family. Our kids are growing up. They are such great examples and have strong testimonies of the gospel. In 2011 much is happening with my employment as you know. Our business with AT&T has done very well and has been successful since the beginning. With your help it has provided for our family very well. Thank you for all your sound advice when we started. This business has led us to other possible opportunities and I look forward to seeking your input as we embark on yet another venture. You have also provided invaluable council as it pertains to our family and the gospel. You and Lorraine are great examples of a successful marriage and an eternal family. Love Your Son-In-Law, Jerry
12: I turned 16 in March and have enjoyed driving. I love spending time with family. I really enjoy cooking and skateboarding with my best friend Malinda. I love going to Lincoln High School and plan on graduating, going to Beauty School then attending BYU. | K A T E
13: "The great task of life is to learn the will of the Lord and then do it." - President Ezra Taft Benson | Carissa 17 years old I have just recently discovered that I really enjoy doing online scrapbooking. At school I enjoy Math and Science. In my future I am going to BYU for college and getting married in the temple. Right now I enjoy doing things for Young Womens, whether it be planning activities or helping my girls! The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the most important thing to me in my life. I know it is true with all of my heart and know it will always keep me on the right path to return to my Heavenly Father in Heaven.I love spending time with all of our extended family, especially everyone getting together n the Holidays, it is something I will never forget!
14: Cameron 13 years Old I am 13 years old right now. I like playing basketball. I like doing scouts but I enjoy doing scouts with you the most! In school I enjoy PE and Math. In the future I want to get my Eagle Scout Award. I love to hang out with my brother the most. I'm Deacon's Quorum President and I like being with my friends. | Conner 11 Years Old I am 11 years old. My favorite sport is basketball. I like playing songs on the guitar. My favorite song to play is Pirates of the Caribbean. In school I like doing math. I'm pretty good at math. This year I got perfect attendance. In my free time I like to read and play XBox with my brother and my cousins.
15: Quote | We can do no great things only small things with great love. Mother Teresa Thank you for all the small things that have made our lives so great!
16: Well, its 2011 and I am busy working at O1 Communications as a Network Engineer. Since I turned 40 this last year I thought it was time I got a motorcycle license. I am having a fun time commuting on my motorcycle 50 miles round trip from Rocklin to El Dorado Hills. I have also been busy this last year spending my free time building/landscaping our front yard. Debbie and I have four great kids and really enjoy watching them as they mature and grow. | Bryan Petersen 40 years
17: I'm a wife, and mom of 4 great kids. I spend most of my time carpooling, cooking and cleaning for my family. In my spare time I love to bake, sew and do just about anything where I get to express my creativity. I've been blessed to be able to spend time with all my kids at their schools, volunteering and being part of their lives. As my kids get older I hope to get back to working outside the home, traveling and having a little more 'debbie' time. | debbie petersen 41 years
18: I am 14 years old and have just finished middle school. I am looking forward to high school because people tell me that it is going to be even better than middle school. In my spare time I enjoy playing soccer, playing video games, doing parkour, and being with my friends and family. I am very glad that I have such a close and kind family. | Trevor Petersen
19: I am 14 years old. I just finished 8th grade at Granite Oaks Middle School where my favorite subject is Science. I also love to read a lot. I especially love the Gone series. I have a great group of friends who I love to spend time with whether it be watching movies on the weekends or texting all night long. I look forward to attending Rocklin High School and then going on to college where I'd like to study to be a surgeon. | Holly Petersen
20: Collin Petersen I am 11 right now. I like to play soccer and want to play football in middle school, and hope you can come to some games. I am excited to go to the beach this summer and camp at Yosemite. In school I like math and playing kick ball at recess. I got straight A's this year.
21: I am 8 years old right now. I like playing soccer and doing gymnastics. This summer I'm looking forward to camping at Yosemite and going to Sun Splash water park. At school, I love to read in class and jump rope at recess. My favorite drink is fresh squeezed orange juice without pulp. I hope I make more friends next year in 4th grade. | Kira Petersen 8 years
22: Dad, thanks for being such a great example to our family. We love you and appreciate all you do for each of us.
24: "Be the change you want to see in the world" Ghandi | Randy Mead I am still working in healthcare and feel like I still have a lot to learn. I am fortunate to be working close to home in Lincoln. I have been enjoying the kids. Allison is 6 and is doing great at school and is helpful with the twins. The twins are at a great stage. They are too cute and a lot of fun. In my free time I enjoy riding my new bike that I got from Lorraine for Christmas. I also enjoy reading, currently I am reading Leadership and Self Deception. I also find some time to watch a bit of soccer on cable. I am excited to go camping with the family this summer and also some weekend trips with Cherrie.
25: Cherrie Mead I love my family! Most of my time is spent with doing mom things: Nutritionist, Maid, Cook, Nurse and Councilor. When I'm not doing mom things I'm at the gym or getting deals with my coupons. I have really enjoyed living near Tahoe and squeezing in a ski trip or two with Randy! Thanks to all my babysitters. Although I am really enjoying my kids' ages, I am looking forward to the time when I can have time to get stuff done. For now I am looking forward to pool days and getaways this summer. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and it is my "go to" in both good and bad times. I am so grateful for the resources/tools the church provides me with to get and stay connected to my Father in Heaven. I know I need that connection to guide me in making decisions for me and my family! | "It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life's story will develop." Uchtdorf
26: Allison 6 years old I love shopping, Disneyland, Space, gymnastics, jewelry, my family, chocolate chip cookies, sparkles, money, painting my nails, and face painting. This summer I want to go to the pool. I can't wait for first grade and to get my own desk. When I grow up I want to be a teacher. That's probably why I like to look at Grandpa's books!
27: Avery 2 years old I love Dora, my dolls, talking on my play cell phone and putting my toys in random places in the house. This summer I hope to be out of these diapers and try some new interesting foods. I love visiting Grandma and Grandpa's house where grandpa gives me candy from his desk. | Mason 2 Years old I love Shrek, my monster trucks and riding my tricycle. I hope to get some kind of water gun this summer. I also hope to one day have my very own big truck so I won't have to keep begging to play in my dad or grandpa's trucks. I love visiting Grandma and Grandpa's house where Grandpa makes me cool balloons.
28: "A father's love warms the heart of his children forever."