S: Mike Schmidt's Memories : Jan 2009 to Dec 2010
BC: LIVE WELL LAUGH OFTEN LOVE MUCH
FC: Memories from Jan 2009 to Dec 2010
1: Mom & I enjoying lunch on Valentines day. 2-13-09 | Waiting for the photographer. | Sara & Mike enjoying the pre-wedding photo shoot. | Saying their vows | Alex wondering how much longer? | Heading to the reception | Mike & Alison Jones Wedding 5-23-09 | Moms favorite restaurant Applebees
2: Hilary's graduation party from Lincoln HS. She is so smart. 5-16-09 | Mom & Uncle Larry relaxing & wait to see the Blue Angles Air Show @ SDANG base. 7-24-09 | Took Mom to Johnny Carino's for her 67th Birthday. May 15th, 09-day early. | Mike & David catching up. | Mike trying to keep up w/ Caiman on his 10th B-day, @ Wild Water West. | Uncle Mike having a great day getting attacked by a bunch of young sharks. 7-8-09 | Cousins who serve others.. 7-24-09 | This will wake you up in the morning, Lad.
3: Mike & Sara painting Melva's kitchen/hallway as an X-mas gift from the year before. Only 1.5 days of work. | Camping Trip @ Newton Hills, July 14-17th, 09 | Banana's, daddy long legs, breakfast & playing on swing set. | Mike Throwing a hatchet, comic relief! | Mike teaching Sara how to make a "hobo meals"
4: Statue of Liberty impersonation | Airing everything out before we pack up. | Sara enjoying a Guinness | Sara shooting a .22cal, hit 6 out of 10 from 15 yards. | Sara & Mike hiking through the woods, seeing nature. Newton Hills, July 14-17th, 09. | Mike making chicken & grilled cheese sandwiches.
5: A | Aug 5th, practice round before tomorrows scramble. Stacey giving son a lesson. | Aug 7th, EOD mini triathlon 600m swim, 13 mile bike & 3 mile run 93.14' | Aug 5th, Alex, Stacey & I setting crab traps. Then tried out our wet suits before the mini triathlon. | Dr & Mike talking while Stacey listens to his CO talk | The CO listening to Mike talk about God knows what. | Aug 6, Mike & Stacey's best 4man tour. We both hit the green behind us & Stacey dropped a 27' birde. We finished -7 & won- $50 ea. | Seattle, WA & BC Canada (Whistler Mountain) Aug 4th - 13th
6: Aug 8th, morning we left for Whistler | View from Stacey's fire pit | Everyone walking the village | Whistler Mountain, BC Canada Aug 8-11th | 2nd day we biked the mountain in the rain. | View from our room | Aug 8th, Alex, Mike & Ian after drinking 32oz monster drink- charged now. | The boy's have Mike's egg muck, while Danielle watches & packs. | Aug 7, Military Camp grounds. @ EOD's BBQ, I went off to enjoy the beach, driftwood & beer.
7: Aug 9th, white water rafting from glacier lake. Mike, Ian & Alex | We all jumped into the lake - super warm, ha! | Mike & Ian wondering where the rapids are? | Our mission to splash the other rafters w/ ice water. We thought it was fun. | I dropped my banana in the river. | Hanging upside down, give Mike a banana. | Alex watching me get hooked up. | Vacations are so relaxing. | The guys waiting for the cable. | Mike going for a ride, fast & upside down. | Alex finding safety by the tree, high drop off. | Alex stepping off | Alex learning to fly, 1/4 mile run. | Ian facing his fear of heights. | Zip line- Mike & Stacey going inverted, great view upside down! | Alex telling us his next trick. | Stacey, Alex & Mike enjoying the view before the 1/4 mile run. Ian staying close to the tree.
8: Aug 10, view from Pan Pacific Hotel, BC | Aug 11, Alex, Ian, Mike & Stacey before Down Hill Mountain Biking. | Aug 10, After a day of biking in the rain & Alex & Ian went swimming in the lake. | Stacey, Alex,Mike & Ian taking a break to enjoy the view. Aug 11, 2009 | Alex & Mike posing for mountain bike fitness. | Ian, Alex & Stacey. The 4 mad men before hitting "Crank it Up" trail. | View going down at end of trail & view from the bottom up. | Our favorite trail "crank it up" most challenging w/o killing one of us. We broke Stacey's streak w/ no broken bones on this trip. | 50' drop off on the left of the path. "crank it up" | Pan Pacific Hotel, we had the 4 walk out balconies, 7th flr. See arrow in top R. | <--- | Bridge over river 10' drop. | Danielle, Stacey, Alex & Mike at Seattle Mariners Baseball game. Aug 12. | Best Vacation Since Australia | Canada
9: Co-Ed Kickball Team- Aug -09. We did pretty good this year. | Spending the weekend @ Lake Okoboji-Aug 09 with Kendi & Erik | Camping w/ the Queen of Cribbage @ Lake Madison Sept 6-8th, 09. Sara won 8 games in arrow, painful. | Vampires for a evening. Halloween @ VFW-Oct 31st, 09
10: Johnathan, Kerry, Mike, Kevin, Donnis, Brian | Mom & Uncle John July 2006, Sertoma Park. | Sara & Deb after 26.2 miles. Nice Medal!!! :) | Strong at mile 13. | Closing in on mile 19. | Photo Op w/ Deb @ mile 13. | Cow bell just broke. | Twin Cities Marathon 10-4-09, Sara's best Marathon 5:21 | After Uncle John's funeral we all met at Tea Barn. Sept 4th, 2009. Top Photo: Brain, Jeremy, Johnathan, Kerry, Mike, Kevin, Donnis, Uncle Larry, Uncle Eli, Youngest to oldest. Bottom Photo: Kerry, Mike, Brain, Jeremy, Johnathan, Uncle Eli, Donnis, Uncle Larry, Kevin. | Last Twins game in the dome 10-3-09 | Sara & Mike after her awesome time 5:21". Oct 4th, 09
11: 1st Thanksgiving @ Canary Ct, w/ Mom & Sara. Sara out did herself w/ the food. | Jones enjoy Sun. football. | Took mom to Applebee's for lunch. | Can you tell I shoveled 30 minutes ago? | 3rd time today suiting up to battle mother natures little 3' snow storm. Dec 23rd-26th, 2009. | Each time I went out I found this mess in my driveway. Guess God thought I needed to workout more.. haa haaa | #3 Worst Snow Storm on Record, lasting 3 days with over 4' of snow, plus repeated 3' snow drifts. | Caiman/Farr Family out to the house for X-mas. Football eraser eyes. | Sara's blizzard face- Dec 24 | Last minute X-mas shopping at the mall w/ mom watching the kids visit w/ Santa 2009. | Mike visiting Santa at the kids X-mas party at ANG. | Nov. 26th
12: Mon- Jan 18th-Waikiki Beach & Gun Turret Top of Diamond Head | Jan 17th Hanuama Bay | 17th-Snorkeling @ Hanuama Bay w/ Sea Turtles-Great Day. | After snorkeling we drove to Sea Life Park, for Dolphins & Seals show. | Mon 18th- We climbed Diamond Head & then spent the day walking Waikiki Beach. | Hawaii Trip Jan 15th-28th 2010
13: Sara and Mike letting their hair down. | Visiting Mighty Mo-Wed 20th | Sara's Favorite Tree-Ford Island | Digging up the pig, Fire & Dance Show | Ladies from Sara's Guard Unit doing the hula. Thur 21st
14: Sara wearing Chinaman's Hat. & E. Shore-Sat 23rd | Might MO BB-63 & USS Arizona BB-39 Memorial Tour-Sat 23rd | Sara & Mike having supper @ Do Ho's (Aloha Tower-Tue 26th) | H-3 Tunnel leaving K-Bay | TV-Gilligan's Island, Might Mo BB-63, Kaneohe Bay, & Mike clowning around on N. Shore-Sat 23rd | Mike giving Sara tour of Dole Plantation
15: Mon 25th, Bellows AF Beach | Caged behind a tree roots & Sara makes foot prints. | Perfect Jan. day, 85* & sunny. No snow here baby. Sara getting used to the warm ocean water. | Driving the island & relaxing on Bellow's AF beach. We both got a little to much sun. No wonder the 114th FW likes the islands-it's full of sand. Enjoying sleeping on the beach..
16: Easter Apr-12th w/ the Hilmoe's Monte. Zach, Melva & Emmy, Mike, Ava & Pat, Lisa & Ryan, Melva & Jerry, Monte & Ava, Jake, Sara, Kevin and Ava. Mom enjoyed watching the kids play. | End of deployment BBQ. Mike & Ben getting killed by Sara in Cribbage(her hand to go out -28). Jan 27th, 2010
17: June 10th Caimans Baseball Game Kim, Dwayne, Pat watching Caiman at bat. Grandma & Caiman after the getting the Win. | May 2010, I took Sara fishing for the 1st time in years. She caught her trophy bluegill. I caught several bullheads. Sara almost caught around an 8lb carp. Fun & relaxing day.
18: July 30th 3" of rain in 24hrs. This was the wettest year on record. | Forgetting to take down the flag. Storm 80+mph hits flagpole made out of 1.75" pipe. 6-26-2010 | Aug. thunderstorm w/ a twister trying to form over my house. | 2010
19: Jerry, LaVonne, Hyla Jane chatting. | Brian & Walker waiting for food. | Kevin & Kim after lunch. | Hyla Jane talking w/ Pat, Jerry listening in. | Pat, Jerry, Hyla Jane enjoying the day. | Larry, Pam & Eli | Sara & Kerry | Mom enjoys new conversation. | Sara & Di chatting | Mom, Jerry & Hyla Jane | LaVonne & Kim talking to Alyssa & Hailey | Kerry, Walker, Brenda & Wyatt | Hyla Jane & Jerry | Jonathan & Dane | Pat, Betty & Pam | LaVonne, Jerry, Hyla Jane, Betty & Di | Great Schmidt get together!
20: Uncle Larry wondering how he could be losing? | Jeremy & Uncle Eli in a heated game of horseshoes. | Jerry, Eil, Hyla Jane LaVonne | Dane, Tyler, throwing beanbags. | Uncle Larry, Jerry & Sara doing what Schmidt's do- Play Cribbage | Jeremy, Heather & the kids | Alyssa & Hailey laughing to hard to play horseshoes. | Kevin & Brian trying to get a ringer. | 15 for 2. | Di & Robin catch up with Amanda, Megan listen in. | Jerry, Eli & Betty catching up | Amenda, Megan & Di | Dane & Tyler waiting for their turn | Sara enjoying her win. | Schmidt's Family Picnic @ Kuehn Park, Aug 14th 2010 | Kim, Tyler & Jonathan watching a fun spirited game of horseshoes.
21: Pictures 1-6 are of the 1st 12miles. Sara hits the "Wall" on pictures 7-9. Sara digging in at mile 24 & 25. Last 4 pictures: Sara is 1/2 mile from the finish line. Sara's support team enjoying her new medal. Remember it's all about the medal! | Twin Cities Marathon. Oct. 3rd, 2010. 5:51 finish time. | 24 | SF 1/2 Marathon 9-12th
22: Nov. 17th-20th a road trip to Oklahoma & Texas. Brian C(gym owner), I & Mike L.(Cop) 3 Old Retired Boat Guys. | Nika "Mike's stuck on slide". Kendi, Erik(not pictured), Nika, Sara & Mike at the last TCU game before they implode the stands. | Go Horned Frogs! Go Purple #4.
23: Ava & Emily playing with their gifts. | Zach & Mike playing tanks. | Ryan showing Emily & Ava how to get the candy out of the toy. | Mike putting the sleeper hold on Jake, but it didn't work on him. X-mas @ Kevin Hilmoe's. | 1st snow fall, so I decided to put up the tree right after thanksgiving.
24: 3rd snow storm of 2010. Heading back out to clean up 2-3ft snow drifts & racking 20" drifts off the W. side of the house. | Mother nature needs to give all that wind back to Chicago, we've had enough. haaa haaa
25: Caiman, Darren, Hunter Farr | Hunter, Kim, Caiman Farr | Caiman & Hunter Visit, Station 4. Or as we call it "Action 4." | Backyard & a very cold Dec 24th | Sara & Mike's: 2010 X-mas