S: Our Grandchildren 2011
FC: Our Grandchildren 2011
3: The Smith Children
4: Shailee "Shai, Shailes" 16 years old
5: I am a sophomore in high school this year and my favorite subject is English. When I grow up I want to be a teacher. I really enjoy hanging out with my friends & my boyfriend and I like to post stuff on Facebook. | Some of my favorite things are the color purple, pasta, playing on my high school basketball team, and watching baseball. I snowboarded a lot this year and one day hope to be able to do a back flip on the board. I am really excited to get my drivers license in December! The person I admire most is my mom. The best thing about having you as grandparents is that you always take us places and never complain when we get annoyed. I love to go downtown Chicago with you in the summer. I love you!
7: Nathan "Nate, Nater" 12 years old
8: This year I am in the 6th grade and my favorite subject is math. Some of my favorite things are my Madden 12 Xbox game, the book "Diary of a Wimpy Kid", playing football, and hanging out with my friends. | I was involved in Top Prospects Baseball and winter basketball. I really wished I would have played football this fall but I can play all of the time when I grow up because I want to be a defensive end for the Chicago Bears. | My biggest accomplishment in 2011 was playing baseball in Cooperstown, NY. I really admire my dad and my brother makes me laugh. I love it when you take us on trips to Chicago. It is a lot of fun. Thank you for supporting me in everything!
10: Cameron "Cami, CJ, Football Cameron" 9 years old
11: The best thing about having you as grandparents is that you take us to Chicago. It is my favorite thing to do with you. I love you two! | I am in the 3rd grade and my favorite subjects are science and math. I love to wear my Patriots t-shirt, hang out with my friends, and play football outside. Some of my other favorite things are chicken fried rice, the book "Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever", and watching "SpongeBob". When I grow up I want to be a roller coaster creator. This year I was involved in basketball and Top Prospects Baseball. I am proud of winning the championship game for one of my baseball tournaments this summer. The persons I admire most are my mom & dad.
14: The Blau Children
15: Celia "CC, Cecelia, The Big C" 12 years old
16: This year I am in the 7th grade and my favorite subject is math. I got a new phone this summer and I do not go anywhere without it. I am really into hanging out with my friends & texting them. You can usually find me in a t-shirt and jeans every day | and I love to participate in any kind of sport. This year I was involved in volleyball, softball, and basketball. When I grow up I want to be a professional volleyball player. If that doesn't work out, then I want to be a veterinary technician. I am so proud of getting good grades in school and finally getting down my overhand serve in volleyball. The best thing about having you as grandparents is that you take me to really cool places. My favorite thing to do with you is go downtown. Thank you for taking me to fun places. I love you!
18: Payton "Misha, Payto, Misha Bear" 10 years old.
19: This year i am in the 5th grade and my favorite subject is science. I like to play my 3DS and any game on the IPad. Some of my favorite foods are kiwi and dumplings, and I like the color neon green. I like to | hang out with my friends and ride my bike to the library. Some of the activities I was involved in this year were swimming, scouts, and basketball. When I grow up I want to be a teacher. My biggest accomplishments in 2011 are getting my Arrow of Light for scouts and getting all A's on my report card. You are really fun grandparents and I love to go downtown Chicago with you. Thanks for being A+ grandparents. You are the best!