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2008-2009 - Page Text Content

S: Two People Fell In Love 2008-2009

FC: All because two people fell in love...

1: This is our story... | Once upon a time there were two young-at-heart singles, one man and one woman. They each had their share of heartache and loneliness and believed that one day God would provide them true love and happiness. It just so happened that these two lonely souls lived but five miles from each other but never the chance meeting. An internet connection would spark the flame that became a whirlwind of love, joy and happiness. Daddy and Mommy were these two people, wanting a partner and a friend to travel the trials of life with. Daddy had Adaleigh and Mommy had her three; Colby, Kevin, and Katie. You all fit so perfectly together, just as we did. We started a new family. These books hold the pictures of our journey, our hearts hold the memories.

2: 1008 25th St. N. Pell City, AL

3: A great big yard and a pool for lots of fun. Finally, room for everyone!

5: Tune-Up Time

6: Ada turns 3!

7: Cake, Presents and Family. It's so much fun, turning three!

9: Colby's first day of Kindergarten at Eden Elementary. He is in Mrs. Kay's class and riding the bus to daycare is so much fun! Especially, when the ice cream truck is waiting for him!

11: Talladega-Fall Race

12: Family Photos on the farm. Reform, AL

15: Daddy's Lil' Pumpkin | "Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express." ~Joseph Addison

16: "For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad." ~Edwin Way Teale

17: We went to the pumpkin patch and watched an air-show! What a great fall day!

19: We carved it up and then cooked the seeds. Yum!

21: Fall Festival 2008

22: Our Princesses

23: Make a Wish | Be Our Guest | Katie turns 3!

24: "How do people make it through life without a sister?" ~Sara Corpening

25: Lemme "fik" your hair, sis.


27: After SIX hours of Christmas shopping we returned home, exhausted. Then, I hear, "What's this on the tree?" A little annoyed, I say, "What? What's wrong? What are you talking about?" and then enter the living room to Bradley on bended knee and a beautiful sparkly diamond ring awaiting me on the tree.

29: Price Christmas | Reform, Al

31: Buchanan Family Christmas Gathering 2008

32: "Although it's been said, many times, many ways, Merry Christmas to you!"


35: SERIOUS TUNE-UP NEEDED | After our normal three month check-up we learned that Colby had grown Cepacia in his throat culture and would need assistance to immediately irradicate it. This germ can add serious complications or, worse, could initiate a steep decline in health. Scared, confused and worried, we booked Colby in and braced for the worst. After 21 days in the hospital and a quick bronchioschope, we cleared it, for now. Testing to continue for a year to confirm our victory.

36: “Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.”

37: Our family grows....

38: B

40: MEMORIES | Racing Girls

41: Mommy took us to see an ATV race and then we raced around at home!

42: Brandi & Benj

44: Let's Bowl!

45: Ada tried to chase the ball down the alley and still won the game! What great family fun!

46: Easter Fun in the Sun

49: McWane Science Museum Learning and Fun! Celebrating Britain's Birthday.


51: Talladega Spring Race at Kellogg's Hospitality Tent


54: Traditional Graduation Picture Time

55: Class of | "Baby" Sarah | Dinner with sistas

57: Kevin graduated daycare with the sweetest of ceremonies...a music program and balloon release. Colby's Kindergarten graduation ceremony at Eden was just as priceless. | Momma's Grads

58: Buchanan Family Fun

59: Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts.

61: Sips 'N Strokes with my sistas.

63: Best Freindsd | "Surround yourself with people you love being yourself with."

64: Silly times with Mommy.


66: Colby is in Mrs. Kelley's 1st Grade Class | First Day of

67: Kevin is in Mrs. Brown's Kindergarten Class | School

69: BIRTHDAY LUAU Ada turns 4 Swimming, Family, Fruit and Fun | ! | !

71: Autocrossing with Daddy

72: Panama City Beach 2009

73: We swam, we ate, we fished and we played. Good times, good friends; a wonderful escape.

74: Cut the Cake!

75: Colby is 7! A simple family celebration but Aunt Sarah and Mimi were in town, too!

76: "I'm the best there is in what I do. But what I do best isn't very nice." | "You an' me, we're goin' to Slash City!" | Halloween at Nanny's house 2009

77: Talladega-Fall Racing


80: Fast and fun times with Daddy.

81: "Excuse me from the blanket." -Adaleigh

82: While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about. | Adaleigh

83: sweet

85: Sisters

87: A trip to Mississippi for Mamaw's 90th birthday party!

88: Angel Adaleigh Elizabeth Buchanan

89: There are things that we don't want to happen but have to accept, Things we don't want to know but have to learn, And people we can't live without but have to let go.



93: December Birthdays at Dad's Benj, Blake, Brooke, Ian & Katie

95: Buchanan Christmas Photo Ops

96: Good Music, Fun Games, Sweet Presents and Great Memories

97: Buchanan Christmas Gathering 2009

99: Christmas | Just to close our eyes and pretend it was only a nightmare... Christmas day was most unbearable. The stockings were hung, the tree was lit and presents neatly awaiting the children, but our hearts were too broken. We missed our little girl, our Adaleigh, and it was not a celebration without her. No pictures of Christmas morning were taken, no big holiday dinner...just us, in our grief and our tears.

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Hollie Buchanan
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  • Title: 2008-2009
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