BC: Behold Calinor: We are highly flavored of God
FC: CALINOR | IN REVIEW | YEAR | 2012
1: 5802 GoldenForestDrive Our Hobbit Hole - Known as Calinor | The Home of the Campbell Clan | Houston, | tx
2: Three Generations of Holberts in this picture - Alex Holbert was blessed this year at the memorial park ward by his father, Josef, uncle zeth and uncle sam and grandpa holbert. Also pictured are Grandma Bibi, Alex's mom Stephanie and Auntie Noelle
4: Early spring produce gave us some interesting results.... | The cute little Fiddy became a big FAT CAT!
5: March 17, 2012 We had a wildly successful St. Paddy's Day Party | Noelle explained the story of St. Patrick in ASL to all our deaf friends that came to the Party. They were fascinated! | Some of the decorations were handmade | Noelle - Debbie Bonario - Eileen Shriver - Maria Fowler
6: It was a long trip and the kids weren't exactly chipper | We took our annual trip to see the bluebonnets late in May
7: But they eventually got into the mood and into the spirit of the tradition after a bit of fresh air
8: We went to Austin to visit the state capitol building | Josh rolled down capital hill
9: We saw a chicken at our favorite stop Hruskas and Erin made a bouquet
10: FAMILY TREE | Grandpa Campbell | Auntie Georgie and Uncle Stewart | The Campbell Clan | Baby Alex | Grandma Bibi
11: Uncle Jesse, Cousin Elesar and Krystal | Grandpa Terry and Cousins | Bryce and Erica | Abuelos with Ben and Bryce
12: This year we went to the Lego Kids Fest in Austin, TX
13: Families | sweet | nuts! | are like fudge | with a few | mostly
15: We lost a good friend this year: Billy Joe Fowler. He was the first deaf person we met and friended at Fallbrook Deaf Branch
16: Benjamin finally returned home after two years on his mission to Mesa, Arizona. The entire family was there to greet him. | Elder Benjamin Hay | Called to serve him, Heavenly King of Glory Chosen ere to witness for his name
17: The Campbell Clan at Houston Int. | Far and wide we tell the Father's story | Far and wide his love proclaim
18: Erin Kelley | 13 | TURNED | THIS YEAR | FRIENDS
19: Joshua turned 11
20: Halloween | trunk or treat | Halloween is a big deal in Calinor. We went to Trunk or Treat at Memorial Park Ward and gave out bags of popcorn from our spider infested trunk (bottom right) It was a big hit. Alex was Yoda, Erin was a flower child and Josh was Tron! Josh's costume was a big hit! All Duct tape and Hockey equipment!
21: Halloween is a very special Holiday in Calinor. All of the Kingdom loves to decorate for trick-or-treaters
22: The Kingdom of Calinor was created by Sam and held in his head until he married Noelle where it started to become a reality. | "This is one of the miracles of love: It gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted." C S Lewis
23: The Magic Window that looks onto the Pool of Calinor
24: eggnog! | Stephanie Hobert made dinner all by herself, except the essential stuffing - which Noelle made
25: Turkey | Thanksgiving | 2012 | Ham | Alex really wanted to help eat | Hebrews 12:28-29 Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.
26: homemade eggnog! | Noelle prepared the traditional Christmas Dinner including homemade eggnog for the Campbell Clan. The Holberts were our special guests.
27: Christmas | 2012 | Chi | The traditional dinner is chimichangas | The Tree | For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11
28: HIGHLIGHTS | OUR YEAR'S | 1 | NOELLE WAS PROMOTED TO TEAM LEADER AND GOT THE 5 YEAR AWARD OF RECOGNITION | NOELLE DESIGNED SOME NEW DOLLS FOR INSPIRATION IN KEEPING WITH THE FAE THEME OF CALINOR SAM CALLS THEM MOMO DOLLS | VERY PROUD | 2 | 3 | WE BECAME HOME OWNERS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER - the keys of the Kingdom are OURS!
29: Mom broke her toe | It was a bad year for Feet! Sam got a needle in his foot that broke off and had to be surgically removed and... | Sam started school again and had to deal with the Orcocracy and Troll Lawyers that always come at him using the dreaded Red Tape Monster | 4 | 5 | 6