Summer 2004 Photos

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Just another day at the great Betty Jane Preschool!

Piano on the Porch!

Springtime Fun!

While the Mommies are away the kids will play.

Christi perfects her "cannonball".

PBJ break on Grandma Nee Nee's balcony.

Enjoying Memorial Day Weekend!

Look out, Lake Erie - we're back!!!!

Wave Runner Fun!

Official Christi Thomas Day! Thanks, Fremont Mayor Overmyer!

It is Christi Thomas Day in Fremont Ohio.

Maybe if I pump this leg.....

Smiling on the stage of the Ritz!!!!

Ready to take the stage.

Shayla with her ballet troupe.

A dream come true! Thank you, Lord!

Loving well wishers!

The greatest surprise!!

With wonderful Dance Unlimited teacher, Kathy!!!

Christi's big part - the back of the snake!!

Waving after "The Jungle Book".

Taking a "sweet stand" against cancer!

With Keith H. promoting the lemonade stand on WTTF.

Another great day at Girl Scout Camp!

Friends arrive despite the rain!

One happy little girl!

Awesome Old Fort Bank employees!!!

"Sweet" friends are not too "puckered" out to make more!

Taking a "sweet" stand against cancer!

Thank you, sweet Father Joe!

A lovely line outside the Old Fort Bank.

Lovely Lemonade Lane Volunteers!

Traveled all the way up from Columbus for a lemonade!

Not to be outdone, Shayla & Zachary have a lemonade stand too!

Friends wait in the pouring rain to put the "squeeze" on cancer!

The love we've seen is amazing. God's people are great!

Thank you, WTOL Toledo Channel 11 News!

Receiving the Mayor's Proclamation "Christi Thomas Day!"

"Maybe then there won't have to be years and years of treatment."

With the Mutial of Omaha man and his python!

Chrisit with NEA President Reg Weaver and NEA Secretary/Treasurer Lily Eskelsen before addressing the NEA Board of Directors.

Photo by NEA President, Reg Weaver.

Angela & Christi say THANK YOU to their association family - the NEA Board of Directors!

Finally meeting up with Angel Karel!!!!

No one can eat just one!!!

LOVING hands-on science at the Smithsonian in DC!!

Loving Washington DC!!!!

AWESOME child life at Georgetown Children's Hospital in DC.

Roasting marshmallows in the back yard.

Photo by the Advertiser Tribune.

Photo by the Advertiser Tribune.

With the Founder of the Ronald McDonald House AND "Queen of NB" Dr. Audrey Evans from CHOP.

At the NB conference in Chicago with the incredible and amazing Dr. Reynolds of Los Angeles!

Shayla dances at the NB conference with 13 year old Molly (a NB I survivor!!)

Dancing the night away with Daddy!

A morning stroll before the NB conference sessions begin.

Relaxing at the Navy Pier after a long day.

After dinner in Chicago's Little Italy with friends - the Heinholds & the Leslies.

High Tea at the American Girls Store - Chicago.

All American Girls - Christi & Felicity.

Christi loves the S.E. Tigers!!

Learning her routine for the Attica Fair Cheer Contest.

Ready to ride to Taylor's house!!!

Shayne & Christi "helping" with registration.

Ready for their 1st motorcycle ride - in a Harley Davidson sidecart!

Christi & Shayla LOVED their very first motorcycle ride!!

Over 100 bikes - THANK YOU, FRIENDS!

Riding for a great cause - "Just for Kids."

Thanks to "Just for Kids" and all involved in the Poker Run!

Watching the motorcycles ride by.

"Just for Kids" Poker Run - July 31, 2004.

Sweet friends and playmates.

Dinner time!

Shirts by Rush Business Forms - downtown Tiffin!

At the Toledo Mudhens baseball game 8/1/04.

Twins? No, just double trouble!!

Coach Thomas with the SEJH Cheerleaders.

In memory of Alex Scott - lemonade stand 8/7/04 at Hospice.

LIVE!! Promoting the Lemonade Stand and Blood Drive.

The annual Toledo Zoo trip with "Grandma" Donna!

"Wild Ones" at the zoo! 8/10/04.

With some very special friends (Go, St. Joe!!)

7 year old Christi performs in front of hundreds at the 9th annual Attica Fair Cheer Competition.

She certainly didn't have to "beg" for applause, but you wouldn't know it here. Go Christi!

Tiny Tiger Spirit!

"No stress here" (ha!) Angela at the competition.

Cheering at the Attica Fair!

Thank you, sweet Melissa for helping with Christi!

Hanging out with some of the SEJH Tiger Cheerleaders.

Off for third grade!! (August 24, 2004)

After school, with her fabulous third grade teacher.

First day of school: an apple for the teacher.

Shayla with her wonderful kindergarten teacher.

The "Cook Crew" arrived in Madison, Wisconsin.

With beautiful Alicia before graduation.

Walking with Daddy to graduation.

On the UW campus overlooking Lake Mendota.

Christi and Daddy at Union Terrace.

Receiving his diploma.

A shared moment (with fellow cancer dad and staff member).

We love you, good looking Daddy!!!

Mini Golf Time!!

Shayla receives "special help" from Super Daddy!

With the Cooks in the Wisconsin Dells.

The Little Dipper!

Enjoying the waterpark!

Thank you, Lord for these precious gifts!!

Beat ya, Daddy!

"Please." "Ok, Christi, we'll go down the waterslide for the 35th time."

Christi and Eric flying down the "Wipe Out".

Shayla & Daddy in the wave pool.

Christi & Eric making a splash in Wisconsin.

This place is so cool!

Bursting with energy and excitement, Shayla takes on the Kiddy Pools.

I wore out my Webmaster.

A very blessed family!!

From America's Dairyland - Say CHEESE!!!

Leaving the Wisconsin Dells (8/22/04)


Thanks for a magical weekend, Alicia and Eric!