MERRY CHRISTMAS! We hope you have had a wonderful year. Here’s what we have been up to:
January- Riley set off on his mission to Thailand, or at least to Provo to learn some Thai.
February- Katie & Jeremy celebrated their 3 year wedding anniversary cross-country skiing in New Hampshire. Mike and Barb enjoyed the Mexico sun on a weeklong cruse. Mike had a birthday.
March- Jeremy turned 26 and Barb also had a birthday. Barb was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Sam skied about every weekend.
April- Mike & Barb celebrated their 27 years of marriage and they are still very much in love. Riley flew off to Thailand.
May- Katie finished her first year of grad school and Sam finished his first year at BYU. Barb went to Boston for a week to check out the city. We talked to Riley on Mother’s Day!
June- Jeremy finished his first year of Dental School. Barb started quilting like a mad woman.
July- Sam turned 22. Katie & Jeremy came to visit for three weeks- oh, the life of students! We spent some quality time at the ranch and went to the Heber Demolition Derby, always a favorite. We also took Jeremy to his first rodeo. He was very entertained.
August- We ventured to Yellowstone to see Old Faithful and lots of buffalo. Riley turned 20. The kids started school again.
September- Katie started her internship working with adults with eating disorders. Mike, Barb, and Sam spent another weekend at the ranch. Katie turned 24.
October- Barb & Mike went to Paris for a week. Katie & Jeremy got called to serve in the Spanish branch and Katie doesn’t know any Spanish.
November- We spent Thanksgiving in Boston seeing the historical sites and had a fabulous time together. Riley kept up the hard work in Thailand.
December- We are looking forward to talking to our favorite missionary on Christmas. We love celebrating Jesus Christ’s birth and the selfless life he lived.
May you all have a great year filled with lots of love and laughter!
Much LOVE- The Family
(Mike, Barb, Katie, Jeremy, Sam, & Riley)