BC: Our son, Tom.
FC: Thomas Jerome Richards 2012
1: dare to excel
2: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
3: We are
4: Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!”
6: airsoft | “All good things are wild and free.” -Henry David Thoreau
8: "Be truly glad,there is wonderful joy ahead!" 1 Peter 1:6 | Accomplishments
9: Tom's Bridge, Crosby Park
10: The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
11: Science Inventions Tinkering! !
12: Build me a son, whose heart will be clear, whose goals will be high, a son who will master himself before he seeks to master other men, one who will learn to laugh, yet never forget to weep, one who will reach into the future, yet never forget the past."
13: Friendship Continued
14: Mega Tran 2011 | Ben, Joe, Charlie, Pete, Chris, Mr Bursey, Joe, David, Chris, Jacob, Tom, Mr Messing
16: It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings
17: Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault | A boy is a magical creature you can lock him out of your workshop but you cannot lock him out of your heart. You can get him out of your study but you can't get him out of your mind. Might as well give up he is your captor, your jailer, your boss and your master, a freckle-faced, pint-sized, cat-chasing bundle of noise. Boys are found everywhere, on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running around, or jumping to.
21: "I love water and mud. But mostly water."
23: Pavel,Jon, Ben, Joe, Peter, Thomas, Matty, Micah
24: The Boat Chair stories, books, imagination, blanket tents, fire in the wall
28: Goofy faces silly boy laughing at silly stories, making up jokes, a twinkle in the eye.