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Eventually life's journey brings you to a new generation -- not your own, not your children, but the next -- holding your babies again. The joy is overwhelming. Things are very familiar, but everything seems more filled with wisdom and peace. Joy is double for the difference. We are filled with fresh dreams. 

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September 14, 2015, grandchild number 7 arrives - Elgin Hugh Kettering
web_ElginDeclan01.jpg (95355 bytes) Big brother Declan gets his first view, and confirms Elgin is getting off to a good start.

Two birthdays in March.
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Thanksgiving, 2010 - Ankeny, Iowa
movie - The Cousins Song, led by Sarah, created by all.

 

 

movie - the endless passion for harmonicas...

 

 

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January 31, 2010
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September 20, 2009
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July 25, 2009
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March 22, 2009 ... the arrival of Renee Hillmer Woolever ... oh my...!
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That's right, 11 pounds, 6 ounces! Big brother is charmed already. 

Christmas 2008
The three grandsons ... thank you for a fabulous photo, Trisha!
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November 2008 - birthday number 1
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1. I know how to share...
2. How can I concentrate on lunch with a party going on?
3. Presents! ... help might be good ...
4. I'm sure Dad will give me a turn, too.
5. Grandma's been talking about drums for a long time ... seems pretty interesting ...
6. Hey, this drum thing IS good!
7. And party hats and a little cake for my cousins.
8. Mommy made a pretty cool cake for me.
9. But wait, you don't really expect me to eat blue do you? And can someone get this sticky stuff on my hands!

October 2008
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October 2008
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2008-09-27: the summer of 2008
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2008-07-17: cousins gather.
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July 2008 - Summerfest in Ankeny
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2008-05-18: six months old, and pumped for a walk around the neighborhood.
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2008-03-14: four months old.
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2007-12-30: The star of this series ... a son communes with his Mom ... and ending with four generations of Woolever males... and great grandparents in admiring appreciation in the middle. 
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2007-12-14 one month old!
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2007-11-30 ~ Grandma's/Grandpa's first cuddle:
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2007-11-14 ~ First photos:
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A new family begins! On November 14, 2007, Keane Hillmer Woolever was born to Trisha and John Woolever, beginning his wonderful journey at 9 pounds, 10 ounces!

 

July 2008 - Summerfest in Ankeny
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October, 2007
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August, 2007
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July, 2007.
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Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's backyard they came...

December, 2006.
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Bedtime and story time. Grandma is pretty much in heaven.

October, 2006.
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June, 2006:
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February, 2006:
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September 2005:
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June 2005:
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May 2005:
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First photos - Isaiah:
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2005:

2004:

Christopher - 2003:

First photos - Christopher: