S: Daniel Hamilton Fowler Volume V
FC: Daniel Hamilton Fowler | Volume V
1: January 2008 to September 2011
2: Field Trip, January, 2008
3: Danny's "Lego" 7th Birthday Party | We had Lego games, Lego crafts and even a Lego cake! | February, 2008
4: A little good ol' fashioned fun with a LEMONADE STAND!
5: The spirit of discovery
6: Danny, Jr. Ranger | The week started with snow on the ground and ended with warm weather and gushing waterfalls
7: Danny's first trip to YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK | We loved all the ranger talks, especially Shelton's | April, 2008
8: Off to the great Northwest to visit Grandma and Grandpa | May, 2008
9: We got a special behind the scenes trip into the gorilla house and then got to watch the gorillas get their afternoon snack from the roof
10: Seattle, May, 2008
11: First day of Second Grade August, 2008
13: End of summer trip to Great America with John, Denise, Anna and Kat
14: Cousins August 2008
15: Salinas Air Show September 2008 | "Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings" | Brad, Hannah and Lindsay went with us to the air show
18: Always an original
19: Dear Santa, Thanks for the gorilla- it's just what I wanted! Your pal, Danny | December, 2008
20: The hand is faster than the eye | Grandpa performed a magic show for a mesmerized crowd at Danny's 8th birthday party!
21: Magic! | The guests got to try out some magic tricks on their own too! February, 2009
22: It might be the beach, but it sure was chilly! | A Flat Stanley came to visit, so we took him to Santa Cruz for the day and sent some pictures back to his school!
23: Great-Grandpa's 94th Birthday March, 2009
24: San Diego Spring Break, April, 2009
26: Lake Tahoe July, 2009 | Celebrating our 10th Anniversary!
27: Renaissance Faire, September, 2009
29: The Bloomers LOVE Halloween! 2009
31: Daddy and Danny went for a plane ride around the bay with Brad!
32: Christmas 2009
33: Happy New Year from Pasadena! | 2010
35: Pals Danny and Brendan | January, 2010
36: It was a POKEMON Party! Happy 9th Birthday Danny!
37: "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year." - Ralph Waldo Emerson | Happy 95th Birthday to Charles Hamilton Bloomer, Jr.!
38: The more you laugh the longer you live | Visiting California Academy of Sciences with Betty April, 2010
39: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS SEASON | Danny was invited to join the pre-comp swim class, then moved up to the Junior Bells swim team!
40: I love my big brother | Silicon Valley Soap Box Derby Danny took 2nd and 3rd in two races on his first day of racing. The next month he took 5th out of 12 at the biggest local race of the year.
41: Season passes to Raging Waters meant tons of family fun! Summer, 2010
42: Canoing on the Russian River with the Fowlers, Bloomers and Archdeacons June, 2010
43: Danny ran the Kids 1 Mile Run and Grandpa, Grandma, friend Judy and Mom ran the Morgan Hill Independence Day 5K
44: SJG Mascot Gigante | We love the San Jose Giants!
45: The Cockrill Family came to visit from Tennessee and we were thrilled to spend a beautiful day at the beach with them! July, 2011
46: THE Happiest DAYS OF OUR LIVES ARE THE ONES WE SPEND TOGETHER! | Getting some much needed R&R in Monterey August, 2010
47: Caity had been begging to go to her first concert, so Auntie and Mom took the cousins to see the Jonas Brothers (Danny was less than impressed!)
48: We got free tickets to Disneyland through the "Give A Day, Get a Day" volunteer program. Daddy wasn't able to come, but Frida came to play instead! | September, 2010
49: Danny was recognized for his outstanding test scores by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth | Go Danny!
50: Halloween, 2010
51: Trick or Treat! | We all had a blast at the first ever "Gross Out Dinner"
52: Christmas Tree Hunting with the Delgros and Everson Families
53: Danny's first trip to see the "Nutcracker" ballet December, 2010
54: Merry Christmas!
56: Butterflies at Ardenwood Farms
57: Kenpo Karate with Sensei Hans
58: It's a 70's/80's Roller Birthday for our friend Ann's 40th Birthday!
59: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | Bunnies & Bonnets Parade
60: Happy 96th Birthday Great-Grandpa! Aloha!
62: We had a lot of fun fossil hunting and going to ranger talks | The view from our room | We spotted tons of wildlife in the canyon, including two California Condors
63: Danny's first trip to the Grand Canyon April, 2011 | There was still snow on the ground when we arrived, but it was gone within a couple of days | Junior Ranger Danny | We always pick up trash when we see it- this is the oldest we found!
64: A side trip from the Grand Canyon to the gorgeous slot canyons in Page, Arizona
66: Checking out the Maker Faire with Grandpa
67: Danny bid a fond farewell to Village School, his home away from home for the last 5 years. Saying goodbye to Ms. Jill (4th), Ms. Elizabeth (K) and Ms. Roberta (2nd & 3rd) on the last day of school... June, 2011
68: Mom entered a song writing contest on the radio and won a trip to Nashville to meet singer Keith Urban and see his tour rehearsal. June, 2011
69: We extended the trip to go visit our family! Danny had many firsts during the trip- petting a deer, feeding a calf, driving a boat on the TN river and driving a 4-wheeler on his own!
70: At the end of our TN trip, we took a few days to explore Mammoth Caves in KY
71: Family, Fun, Food and Fireworks | Dan (formerly known as Danny!) rocked his very first 5K at the annual Morgan Hill 4th of July Fun Run!
72: Dan went to his first sleep away camp at Camp Campbell- the same camp his Daddy went to when he was a boy! July, 2011
73: Pool Party at Kat's Grandma's Cabana Club- fun with friends!
74: Summer time fin with friends and family!
75: We had a ton of fun going to Great America with Grandpa, Molly & Caity (twice!), friends Maddy, Tom & their folks Camille & Brian, plus a Mom & Son trip too!
76: At the Santa Clara County Fair! | August, 2011
77: Dan hung out with Gigante at the San Jose Giants baseball game and even got to play "toilet-paper toss" out on the field. At the end of the game, he got to run the bases! | September, 2011