Saturday, February 28, 2009

Early Search

Yesterday, I meet a couple friends for knitting and lunch. We meet at a free wifi deli, coffee shop. I walked by a computer, a young girl was looking at the Webkinz sight. I thought, Nicole loved her Webkinz and the Webkinz web sight.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Nicole on Hopper

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Nicole and Hopper, 8/2008


Nicole's first introduction to a horse with her Dad, Jeff. 1999
On Nicole's blog, she had made a sidebar story about riding Hopper.
Nicole with Jeff and Julie traveled to Yellowstone National Park, last August.
One of their adventures included a trial ride.
Nicole had written, great the trial ride, better than Disneyland.
Her horse was buckskin color, named Hopper.
Nicole's Mom, Sharon has posted a few times on Nicole's blog.
You can click over the her blog from my sidebar to read Nicole's version of the horse back ride.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Fairy Princess

Jeff and Nicole

Fairy Princess Nicole

The brothers (?) at daycare.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Red Socks

I have been hand knitting socks for 10 years. I also, teach sock knitting classes.

Last fall, when I was hanging at Jeff and Julie's place. Julie measured her feet and Jeff's feet. I custom fit my hand knit socks. Jeff's choice of color was red. There are his red socks. Jeff called a little while ago and said he had his new socks on. On the side of the heel, I purled in a little heart shape. Julie knew about the hearts, and had Jeff look over his socks. He found the 4 little hearts. I tried to photograph the heart, but no luck with that.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Sunday Evening

It seems this has been a tough, long week. Some of salutes to Nicole, include Julie wrote Nicole a letter in a birthday card with a stuffed heart, that said "I miss you". Jeff and Sharon released 11 balloons with forget-me-not seeds inside. Gary, Meggen and I went to the beach on Samish Island, released 3 red roses and heart shape candies. Meggen did want to retrieve the roses.
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On the knitting front, I did finish Jeff's red socks. I have a photo, should I post it? The socks have not been sent to Jeff, yet. I teach sock knitting classes, I had a classes on both Saturday and Sunday. Knitters have nice energy, even when they are focused on a new technique.

I am almost half way into the new Grisham book "The Associate". Interesting

Friday, February 20, 2009

Fashion Trend

Fashion jewelry trend?

Heavy Heart

My heart feels sad, today. I wanted to blog a happy, joyful photo of Nicole.
Looks like a good laugh with a bucket on her head.

Nicole practicing her driving skills with her learner's permit.
She looks focused on her driving.
Is that Elmo in the backseat?

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Birthday Cakes


Nicole, first day at home.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


Nicole arrived into our hearts, 2-19-98.
She would have been 11 years old on Thursday, but she is forever 10 1/2.
Our memories are strong, with Nicole's photos and stories.


Tuesday, February 17, 2009

the family

April 1995, Kite flying in the park in Richland, Jeff, JoLynn, Bob

Monday, February 16, 2009

# 150 Post

The sweetest, cutest picture of Nicole, for post # 150.

Dog and Couch picture

My turn with Meggen on the couch.

Faster, Dad

A Day at the Park
Let's go faster, Dad

A Fun Time

A Halloween Costume
So much fun to dress up


Grandpa, can you hold these animals for me?

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Soar Like An Eagle

A couple days ago, Gary took these photos of eagles flying over the house.
It is a sunny day, today.

Saturday, February 14, 2009


Young girls in tutus, how sweet.
Nicole took ballet lessons for a while.

Friday, February 13, 2009

Coffee Break

Meggen, Gary and I are having coffee, this morning.
No coffee for Meggen
One of the photos, you can see Gary's wedding band.
We got our wedding bands, 10 days ago.
His is white gold, mine is yellow gold and narrower.
Yesterday's photo of Nicole and Meggen was taken in the same spot on the couch.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Spring 2008

Meggen and Nicole

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Reading Time

Nicole and JoLynn some serious reading time
Now, some fun reading time
Nicole was always a great reader and loved her books.
She liked to take books to bed with her as a toddler.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Talk with Dad

What is Nicole telling her Dad?

Monday, February 9, 2009

Basin City Parade

Nicole waiting for the parade

Bob on his antique John Deere tractor pulling Jeff in his dragster

A closer view of Bob on the John Deere tractor