Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Happy Birthday to my Granddaughter

A tribute to our Granddaughter, Nicole who turns 18 today!!!


Look at you....looks like you are already giving orders :-)

2006 when you lived with us on the ranch in Fort Rock

Visiting for a couple of weeks in 2006

Our Vacation toYuma, AZ with you and Zoey
 June 2009

I think this was your favorite part of the trip, getting to ride in a Hummer!!

You came to live with us in March 2010

Your Baptism in September 2010
Always remember that God has a plan for you!!!

Being Silly 
You look like Pippi Longstockings

Our trip to Spokane and River front park June 2010

Making Spider Cookies for our Halloween Party
October 2010

Your 16th Birthday February 2011

Your first job...McDonald's July 2011

Riding the McDonald's float during the Christmas parade
December 2011

Our walk during Heaven Can Wait 
March 2011

Little vacation to Salem and riding the Carousel  
August 2011

Silver Falls near Salem (same trip) August 2011

Bungee Jumping August 2011
Check this one off your bucket list!!

School Pride Week dressed as an old lady

At the pumpkin patch in Central Oregon
October 2011

Always helping out
Putting down gravel Summer 2011

White Water Rafting August 2012
Another check off your bucket list. 

Wake Boarding September 2012
Yet another bucket list item checked off

Pumpkin Slinging October 2012

At the Apple Orchard in Hood River
October 2012

We couldn't add every photo we took the last three years but I hope I picked out the most memorable ones.

Now, there are a couple more major events happening in 2013 and we are looking forward with excitement to be a part of those.

You turned 18 today!!!!

Happy 18th Birthday!!!! 

Next, is getting your driver's license  :-)

and then

Then, you will be off to college!!!  We will certainly miss you.

It's been an adventurous 3 years and we are so proud of the person you have become and all the achievements you have made in those 3 years.

Love you tons and tons!!!!

Grandma and Papa
and of course, ANNIE :-)


  1. Happy Birthday, Nicole!! Sounds like you have a special day planned. Good luck with your driving test. Your grandma is very proud of you:)

  2. Happy Birthday Nicole!! I loved seeing the pictures of you growing up. What a neat life so far, but the best is yet to come.


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