S: Storm Family 2011
FC: Storm Family 2011
1: November 20,2011
4: January Karen hurt knee when she ran 18 miles training for her marathon. Eric trip to Houston for work. Abigail school play. Liz sick so Karen watched Zach on Mondays. Abigail soccer observation day.
5: February Sheryl made curtains for living room Ken painted living room Chloe starts tennis classes with Ava SNOW! YW New Beginnings for Caroline V-day Parties Soccer Field Day Caroline Orchestra Concert
8: Yes that is snow in Texas! The kids were very excited to wake up to snow and even more excited when they found out school was canceled. | Friday, February 4th
9: We scrounged up what winter clothes we could find. All of our neighbors came outside to play and we sledded down driveways and the big hill across the street. We discovered our steep driveway is good for something! our neighbor down the street attached a tube to the back of his SUV and gave kids rides around the street. We had a blast playing with our neighbors. We played until our fingers were frozen. The snow on our driveways and the street melted away by noon. I went for a run in the snow. Reminded me of college.
10: V A L E T I N E 'S | D A Y
11: March Bee Cave Fun Run Karen training for marathon again- ran 20 miles on the 19th Trevor funeral soccer games start up again for Caroline, Abigail, Chloe, and Brett Spring Break
12: Friday, March 4 Bee Cave Elementary Fun Run at the Hill Country Galleria
13: We started out together but Abigail was jsut too fast for us. She took off and we didn't see her until we reachd the finish line.
15: Spring Break March 13-19 We biked and canoed with Mahana cousins at Huntsville State Park. WE spent 3 days at the beach in The Hilton on the seawall. WE played on the beach, rode our bikes (throught some sacry people on the seawall)
16: April General Conference Bee Cave Carnival Eric turns 39 and Clark turns 2 Karen runs Davy Crockett Marathon Brett trip to zoo with Preschool soccer games Halls Family comes for a visit Trip to Houston for Mark's 40th b-day, Bastrop, canoes on Ladybird Lake, boating on Lake Travis
18: Visit wit Granma Storm- she started to get sick so Oma asked us all to come visit her. We sang primary songs and she sang a long with us. Amazing how people can remember music and nothing else.
19: Davy Crockett Marathon April 9, 2011
22: Marathon April 9, 2011 | I was so sore after running. I could barely walk around the restruant we ate lunch at in College Station.
23: Eric and Clark's Birthday Celebration- this was their first real celebration together. I was grateful Eric scarificed his birthday for my race.
24: Pre-School Trip to the Zoo
25: Chloe' s last co-ed soccer season. She loved her coach Jeremy.
26: Saturday, April 23 Mark's 40th B-Day Party at the Spring Creek Oaks Pool
27: Sunday, April 24 Easter Family Photo taken after church
28: Easter Egg Hunt and Sherly's discussion of the true meaning of Easter
30: Friday, April 28 Cousins hanging out at Oma and Opa's house in Bastrop
31: Saturday, April 30 WE got up early and rented a boat on Lake Travis. We spent the afternoon playing at our house.
32: Cousins playing Monopoly
33: May Abigail performs gymnastics routine at Steiner Ranch Liz baby shower Orchestra Concert Daddy/Daughter Dance preschool ends for Brett NJHS- Caroline?
34: Friday, May 13th Abigail on Pre-Team performance in Steiner Ranch
35: The boys went on a campout so we ladies had a night out. First we went to Abigail's gymnastic performance. We went to ?for dinner on the lake. The fish near the dock were amazing! We ended the night with Amy's ice cream at the HC galleria.
36: Thursday May, 18 Brett's last day of preschool at our house- beach theme | Chloe's soccer party for the Winners- the kids played at Brock's house
37: Thursday, May 26- Brett's Last day of Preschool water balloon fight at Joe Stark's house.
38: June Viola Recital School ends June2nd-neighborhood party Family sang "If the Savior Stood Beside Me" Girl's Camp-Caroline 1st year Caroline's 12th b-day Caroline, Sara, and Karen went zip-lining
39: July Trip to Houston for July 4th baptisms in temple with cousins Tuesday ward pool hopping swimming at Armstrong's lakehouse Fiesta Texas Thurbers for dinner Lemonade stand with neighbors Stake Pioneer Day Family Reunion in California Karen's 37th b-day
40: Caorline was a 1st year at girls camp Her b-day was the last day of Girls Camp so we clelbrated with her when she came home. The BIG 12!! Friday, June 30 I took sarah and Carloine zip-lining for her b-day. We had a blast lfying through the trees.
42: July 2, 2011 Abigail wanted to fish so we bought a few fishing poles at Wal-Mart and headed to a pond in the back of Enchanted Oaks. It was so HOT and we did not catch one fish. We tried so hard!
43: July 4, 2011 We watched the annual Candle Light Hills 4th of July Parade come by (it wasn't much). After the parade we walked down to the clubhouse for hamburgers and swimming. We left about 3pm for Austin and sent to the Wright's party in the evening.
44: The kids begged me all summer to have a lemonade stand. Finally I gave in. Caroline and Kylynn baked cookies and they headed up the stand. We had tons of people come out.
45: California here we come! July, 27-August 3
55: The Bennett Clan and growing
62: August Ward Pool Party at Alta Vista Iceskating with Flukers Bowling 14th Wedding Anniversary at Hilton on Ladybird Lake Mahanas visit Trip to Houston Bynums over for dinner school starts! cooking class with Liz for her b-day
64: Tuedsay August 22 Brett's first Day of Kindergarten
65: Chloe- 2nd grade- Ms. Metcalfe and Abigail 4th grade- Mrs. Sigur | Arriving home off the bus after the first day of school
66: September Bastrop fires soccer starts up again Primary Program Kelly Brock baby shower
70: October soccer Capital to coast Relay Brett's 6th B-Day Chloe musical play Trunk-or-Treat Halloween
72: Lake Travis Homecoming Parade | We filled our plastic bags with candy. I saved some to use for Halloween candy. | Clark's favorite teacher
73: Capital 2 Coast Relay Live Like Trevor
74: We had about 6 hours to kill until our portion of the race began. We ate a leusrely breakfast at Kirbey Lane Cafe before heading out of town. | Along the way we stopped. We spent 2 days in our white van.
78: Finally we got to rest! The Kents brought their RV for us to sleep in. We were able to take showers too!
80: The finish Line!!! I was the last runner.
81: We did it!
82: Brett and Oma Birthday Celebration
83: Monday, October 17 Brett's th Birthday Party 4:30-6:30 pm Animal Party
86: Monday, October 31st | no school- how did we manage that?
89: Fall soccer
90: November Chloe's Cranberry Thanksgiving Play Chloe' 8th b-day Storm Thanksgiving in Galveston Brett T-day Play Chloe and Brett start basketball
92: Wednesday, November 16th A Cranberry Thanksgiving
94: Happy 8th Birthday Chloe
96: Thanksgiving at the Beach Nov. 23-25 | playing in the dunes with the cousins
100: Scaventure Hunt for Christmas gifts from Oma and Opa- the cousins singing the National Anthem
101: The cousins found their gifts from Oma and Opa on the balcony. They are always so thoughtful.
104: Christmas Tree Decorating- Somehow we got a bad tree this year and it would not drink water. We limped it along through the season. Ken and Sheryl were living nearby so they helped us.
105: Chloe's Baptism
106: December 3, 2011 Chloe's Baptism Day
108: We celebrated Chloe's birthday and baptism at the SaltLick | The parking lot was so muddy because of all the rain. All of our shoes were covered in orange mud.
109: 12/9/11 Ward Christmas Party Santa visited before the party began, Brett seemed a little nervouse around Santa.