S: Best of 2011
BC: December 7-18 | Hawaii
1: Piano with Mrs. Steeves and Luke playing hockey on Kinsmen Lake.
3: A winter storm so bad it closed Hi-way 1 and people were stranded for over 18 hours. An emergency shelter was set up in Strathmore. Luke`s hockey tournament lived up to the teams name `The Storm`
5: So much snow, Cathy's fallen and she can't get up!!
6: Cooking with Marika | It was a warm ski day!!
7: Marika & David, costume design by Marika | Jake at Little Flower with Jaxon
8: Outdoor hockey tournament in Alex. -25 plus wind chill. COLD does not describe it! Still lots of fun.
9: Family day in Strathmore. Civic Centre for face painting and A&W for wall painting and crafts
10: Escape to WEM
11: David went for CAAR convention and we tagged along, mom got a new camera!!
14: Margo's birthday!
15: All Cavity Free!
18: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow | Ski trip to Sunshine with Russell, Ashley and Orillia Glover
21: Marika turns 2
22: Susanne participated in the Drumheller Music Festival. She placed 1st in both her categories and was selected as the most promising pianist and won the highest mark in piano solos for 6-12 year olds. She won $150 in scholarships.
27: Going up... | coming down... | the hand off... | let`s go again!!! | Luke`s final tournament, the Tournament of Champions in Ponoka
30: GOLD! A great way to end the season!
32: A nice spring day
33: Garage Sale April 8 & 9
34: Took the animals to the zoo!!
36: A Smile As Sweet As Spring
37: Easter Egg Hunt
38: April Showers Bring May Flowers
39: Jake starts out dry, and boards the pirate ship....
42: Spring Olympics!
44: "be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." - Kahlil Gibran | It's a beautiful day, don't let it get away. | Mother's Day
45: Calgary Tower | Strathmore Music Festival
46: "Blossom by blossom the spring begins" | New bench in the entryway and the end of Little Flower
51: Father's Day
53: Mom helped organize the tri-smore, and Dad, Susanne, Luke and Jake competed. David - full s'more, crashed his bike. Susanne - 1/4 s'more, had a flat tire. Luke and Jake - 2 bite s'more, finishers!
59: Hungry baby birds in Jake's bird house | New KwikKerb for the front yard....installed was key!!
61: Birthday party at Lloyd's Roller Rink
62: Susanne turns 9
64: A summer afternoon at Papa and Grandma's while mom and dad went to the Passion Play in Drumheller
65: A Friday afternoon bike ride with the Praeker's from Quarry Park
66: A mom and dad day at Canada Olympic Park in Canmore
67: *Susanne spent the day with the Behm's while mom and dad biked. *Grandpa stopped for a visit. *Claus, Giesella and Julia Viogt visit from Germany. *New night costumes!
69: Going into Dorothy on our way to the Fielding Reunion in Sunnynook
70: Sam | Jack | Ben | Ed
74: First Day of Grade 4 and 2
75: Strathmore corn maze and Aunty Colleen's birthday. | The 4 S's
76: Rocky Mountain 1/2 marathon in Canmore
77: Papa's windmills and Alberta weather!
82: Maui December 7-18
85: Marika wrote Hawaii too!!
86: Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. Seneca
91: OUR OWN
93: Drove up to the volcano , not a clear day at all
96: I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this - that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc
101: A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu
119: Luke turns 8 the day we get home from Hawaii