Us in 2007~2008

All of our latest pics, all here!

4th of July Weekend 2008

Super monkey bar Sis

Kids' table - Sis & Will with visiting friends Gianna & Matteo Rotelli

Sis & Matteo on our horses
Cedar Point on July 6th:
We got to meet up with Pittsburgh-area friends, Liz & Kenny, and their boys, Adam, Sawyer, &  Rowan, at the park and spend all afternoon together, until we closed the park down at 10:15 PM:
Home to NC! June 17th-24th, 2008
Tweetsie Railroad, June 19th:
NC Transportation Museum at Spencer Shops, June 21st:


Back at the house, swimming with
best neighbor friend, Kendall
Will & Sis, June 2008

Liberty Fest in Canton, June 14th, 2008:


Will rockin' out to John Corbett & his band

A full day of fun knocked Sis
out...until the fireworks!
Playing and picking strawberries with Tina & fam, June 12th, 2008:

Jason, Will, Sis, & Jocelyn

May Play 2008:

Will had his Montessori Music Concert
on May 6th. He sang spring songs, played
the triangle, and waltzed to "Imagine".

Sissy's 2nd Birthday Party at Urban Toddler, April 24th, 2008:
Taking LaLa to the Detroit Zoo, April 26th, 2008:


Relaxing back home
A Day Out with Thomas the Train, April 27th, 2008:
Visiting the Blakes in Florida, April 3-6, 2008:

At the Mote Aquarium

Will, Grandma & Grandpa with
a rehabing sea turtle

Cousin pool play!

Sis loves to commando crawl through the sand!

Family picture: Uncle Dave, Aunt Tam,
Cousin Sara, Sis, Sues, Will, & JB

With Grandma Blake on the jetty

With Grandpa Blake on the jetty
Davidson's NCAA Basketball Run, March 28-30, 2008:

JB & Sues got tickets to the Wildcats' Sweet 16 game, and it felt AMAZING to watch them crush Wisconsin in person! It was also incredible to see so many old home folk and people we hadn't seen in literally 10 years - like Mike Lassiter here.

We watched the Elite 8 game at home as a family. Heartbreaker...but still excited to get to show some Davidson pride up here!
EASTER 2008:

Will on Palm Sunday

Sis, Jason, & Will dying Easter eggs

At our church Easter egg hunt

Sis takes the risers in anticipation of her future singing career

Easter morning chocolate bunnies...going fast!

Us at Adam & Tina's for Easter dinner

Sibling bubble tea snuggles 
Escaping the cold, home to Charlotte February 27th - March 3rd:
Washington, DC/Ashburn, Virginia, February 23-25, 2008:

We flew in for Amy's surprise birthday party on the 23rd!

We spent the 24th at the Air & Space Museum with all of our kids!
Mid-February 2008:

Will must first climb into Sissy's carseat with her every day when
we pick him up from school. They love each other so much!

Hayley & Sues reliving our collegiate concert days
Early February 2008:

Superbowl Party with Sis & Jocelyn...

...and Jason & Will

Making Valentine's cookies!

Fun at Pump It up!

Winter rockstar

4 Friends - Ryan, Ewan, Will, & Sis

Ewan &Will
Brighton Christmas 2007:

Sis with cousin Sara 

With our niece, Sara

And a few more from the week before Christmas:

Wen, Christa, & Sues - our night out at the Melting Pot

Sues & Sis at dinner with Stace
Charlotte Christmas 2007:

A quick dinner with Susie's friend, Stacy
in Ohio on the drive down to NC

The Bear Concert at Founder's Hall
in Charlotte with LaLa

Will riding Charlotte's new CATS train

Bratton reading to Sis & Mary

Shannon, Robert, Will, Mary, Sis, & Sues

Sis & Will have tea time at Grandmommy's

Best buds, snuggling & cheering our Skins on!

Christmas morning!!!

Superstar Sis

Will so excited with all his cars

Glamour girl with her chapstick

Daddy & Will building a new track - their ultimate father/son work
Special to share:

Will's 1st school picture!

Amazingly enough, we finally have a family picture with both LaLa and Grandaddy!
Early December 2007:

Will decorating cookies at Gabrielle's party

Bonnie snow beagle, braving 8+ inches

Our family lit the 3rd Sunday's advent candle at church!

Making our first homemade gingerbread house from scratch!
December 6, 2007

Mall Santa!

November 2007:

After school love

Bonnie shares a nap

Will & Annelise were both baptized on November 25th
Halloween Week 2007:

Pumpkin carving!

Will & Daddy played soccer together every Monday night

Princess Sissy & Thomas Will
with friends, Dino Ryan & Pirate Ewan

With friends, Jocelyn Bee & Jason Lion for
the downtown Plymouth trick-or-treating

Sissy's first Halloween Night roving
from house to house on foot
October 2007: Pumpkin Patching, Will's morning as a Fireman, and back to the Zoo!

Strong girl, Sis!

With buddy, Ewan

Sunset on our front porch

Will was asked to be the ring bearer at Amy Crews (now Price!)'s wedding in Snellville, GA, October 5-6, 2007:
(Susie taught dance with Amy at The Studio when we lived in Lawrenceville.)

Miss Amy & Will at the rehearsal dinner

Will & his ladies - the flower girls

Sissy looking for her own fun

Marilyn Monroe Sis

Our fam!

Lilly crushing on Will
Will & Annelise and Will & Jason, September 2007:
BEACH!!! Isle of Palms, SC, August 25th - Septmeber 1st, 2007:
At Mommy's Alma Mater *State Champion* Concord High School's Football Home Opener, August 24th, 2007:

Will & Sis touch the fabled Bell, currently belonging to Concord. (YAY!)

LaLa & Sis cheer on CHS

CHS class of '96 BFF - Wendy, Sues, & Christa
- now with Will, Sis, Christa's new son, Carter, & her daughter, Kynzie
Back to our fave: Tweetsie Railroad, Boone, NC, August 22nd, 2007:
Detroit Zoo, August 15th, 2007 ~ Breathtakingly close to very active polar bears! 

We also got the amazing opportunity to actually FEED giraffes! Incredible - something I didn't even get to do on safari in Kenya! 

Will's 1st Day of Montessori, August 13th, 2007:

Jumping for joy!

Will's 3rd Birthday Party, August 4th, 2007:

Mommy baked Will's train cake!