Our 2011 Photos and Journal Entries
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January - lots of snow and a little basketball

February - Ben's Pack and District Pinewood Derby races, Jackson's championship basketball season, 2 trips to Wilson Creek, a lot of ping pong, a trip to the farm and the Steelers lost to Green Bay in the Super Bowl.

March - Ben won 1st place in the Dogwood District Pinewood Derby, Jackson won 1st place in both the regular season and the tournament in his basketball league, we played in the mud, went on hikes with the Tiger Cubs,

April - baseball started, The Great Wolf Lodge, Easter and Amy's birthday.

May -Jackson, Ben and SKV birthday parties, outdoor movies, neighborhood games, wrapped up the Coach Pitch season, the Winston-Salem Dash, Memorial Day in Kibler Valley.

June - The Wizard Of Oz, Myrtle Beach, Natural Bridge, a visit to Colonial Heights and a weekend at Deep Creek in Bryson City. 

July - Neighborhood Olympics, two paddling trips in Kibler Valley, a day on the Dan River with Steve and Jeff, 4th of July in Kibler, Floydfest, a visit from Nicole, Wet-n-Wild, the boys stayed in Colonial Heights,

August - a trip to Atlantic Beach, Jackson started attending the Middle School and Ben started 2nd grade, baby Bronx was born, Amy started keeping baby Nolan 3 days a week, Ben started playing for the Mt Airy Bears Minor League baseball team, Jackson started playing for the Surry Heat Major League baseball team, a Dash game...

September - lots of baseball, the PC Fair, a Labor Day party at Deana's house, VT vs ASU in Blacksburg, a visit with Brett and Sammi, Joe's birthday party and his Leukemia diagnosis a few days later.

October - a work trip to New England, a Cub Scout camping trip to Raven Knob, a visit to the Pumpkin Patch, the end to the fall baseball season, a birthday party for Melanie, a trip to Pigeon Forge and Halloween.

November - A Thursday night Hokie game in Blacksburg, a low water run on Wilson Creek, basketball practice started, a hookie day with Ben at Pilot Mountain

December  - A trip to Reno, NV with a brief expedition in the Sierra Nevadas and to Lake Tahoe, a month of holiday prep and celebration, including a trip to Colonial Heights, VA, basketball games, both rec and AAU, and basketball camp for Ben where he won Most Outstanding Player.