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  September 22, 2014
  EZKyle Birthday Pictures & The Tech Savvy Stevenson's
  Kyle's 21st Birthday
  Kyle celebrated his 21st birthday last week.
  Kyle's 21st Birthday
  Kyle and his girlfriend Haley.
  Kyle's 21st Birthday
  Kyle & Alexis.
  It's FaceTime with Blake.
  Tech Me Baby!
  Like Father, like son...and daughter.
  Tech Me Baby!
  "Blake, if you listen close... you can hear Peanut Butter Jelly Time all the way from Marysville."
  September 13, 2014
  EZDelta Delta Delta & EZYosemite
  Tri Delt Alexis
  As of 1pm yesterday, Alexis is officially a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
  Tri Delt Alexis
  Alexis with a few of her new best friends.
  Tri Delt Alexis
  Yvonne & Alexis is front of Alexis' new house.
  Tri Delt Alexis
  It was a week long process of meeting with and touring all of the UW sorority houses, but Alexis got her #1 pick.
  Tri Delt Alexis
  Alexis in her new bedroom.
  Tri Delt Alexis
  Alexis' new bed (bottom bunk).
  Tri Delt Alexis
  Alexis' new closet.
  Tri Delt Alexis
  Alexis' new desk.
  If you haven't already, send Alexis a text a congratulate her on her new digs.
  Yosemite National Park
  Yosemite National Park, Tuesday, September 09, 2014....11:15 AM........Carli, Hunter, me, Greg and Sue at Mirror Lake (dry lake bed). Pic taken just before we hiked another 1.5 miles to order our lunch at Yosemite Deli. Elevation approx. 6,000 ft. Had a fantastic time camping in our Motor Home. Greg brought fire wood and we had an 'approved' campsite fire every morning and every evening. Great fun.
  Yosemite National Park
  Yosemite National Park, Tuesday, Sept. 09, 2014......2:50 PM.......Sue retired four years ago from this date on Sept. 09, 2010. Our new manufactured home was delivered to Irvine on this date, as well. I retired 09/01/2007. Sue entering 5th year; I'm going into 8th year. Total bliss.
  Yosemite National Park
  Yosemite Nat'l Park.....Tuesday, August 09, 2014...... 2:10 PM.....Grandson Hunter and me after a nice relaxing lunch, and just before going in to the Yosemite Theater to watch a marvelous 25-minute Yosemite historical film. We learned a lot about President Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir. Neat day. One terrific grandson. Hunter had just polished off an ice cream treat.
  Yosemite National Park
  Monday, Sept. 08, 2014.....Yosemite National Park....4:40 PM......We learned that president Roosevelt was so moved by the accounts of John Muir and others about Yosemite that he visited there and made Yosemite a National Park. Roosevelt was a visionary about preserving Wilderness. A real doer as a President. This Spot probably looks the same as it did in 1903.
  September 7, 2014
  EZFirst Day of School, EZRetirement Pictures, EZGilroy Gardens & & EZHot Tub Demolition Pictures
  1st Day of School
  The first day of school for 7th grader Julia & 6th grader Danny.
  River Cruising
  Sacramento River Cruise....Sept. 04, 2014......My example of a photo that has a lot of depth. Eyes initially are drawn to the bright white bow of boat and then carried out onto the river, then out to the skyline and then out to the bridge. Tower Bridge, built in 1935, in distance. One hour cruise from 1:30 - 2:30. Had lunch at The Crab Shack overlooking the river prior to cruise. Saw another cruise boat named 'Life Is Good'. Indeed.
  Wine Tasting
  Wednesday, September 03, 2014.....11:38AM......Wine tasting at the Beaulieu Vineyards in Rutherford, Napa Valley. This particular wine is their 2009 Private Reserve Cabernet. We purchased a bottle. From here, we drove into Napa and had a nice lunch at Applebee's.
  Blake is a car Seat Installer
  Labor Day, September 01, 2014......Mountain View, CA.....Grandson Blake Arthur Stevenson properly installing his very own car seat in the back seat of his dad's Audi A4 Sedan. Blake removed this car seat from his mother's Honda SUV and carried it over to the A4 and did a perfect installation, per Federal Gov't guidelines. So smart and so industrious. Such a big helper boy.
  Violet Drives
  Labor Day, 2014......Gilroy Gardens Amusement Park, CA......Granddaughter Violet is only 1.5 years-old and already has mastered the 'South County Backroads' car driving event. Here she is piloting her mommy and daddy on the home stretch. Look closely on the bottom right. You'll see brother Blake cheering her on. Terrific 'Team Thompson' day.
  Driving Miss Grandma
  Monday, Labor Day....Sept. 01, 2014....Gilroy Gardens Amusement Park, CA.......Blake driving Grandma around the 'South County Backroads' driving course. That's me, Grandpa, in the back seat of this Ford Model T getting a pic of this amazing driving feat by Blake. Next stop,,,,,,,the German Autobahn, Woo!
  Grandma & Violet
  Violet likes riding Grandma on the Artichoke Dip ride.
  Gilroy Gardens
  Labor Day, September 01, 2014.....Gilroy Gardens Amusement Park, CA........Sue and I had a fun day in Gilroy with Bill, Violet, Melissa and Blake. We went on several rides, including two thrilling roller coasters. After we returned to Mountain View, Bill and Melissa had an early 'date night' dinner, while Sue and I babysat the children. Great 'Team Thompson' day. Blake and Violet are so much fun.
  Hot Tub Chainsaw
  Gary's hot tub chainsaw.
  Hot Tub Demolition
  Pre-Hot Tub Demolition.
  Hot Tub Demolition
  This selfie was taken 30 seconds before hot tub demolition operations were underway.
  Hot Tub Demolition
  The chainsaw didn't exactly cut through the shell like a hot knife through cold butter, but it got the job started.
  Hot Tub Demolition
  Same picture, with a better foreground.  :)
  Hot Tub Demolition
  Later that evening...sitting around the fire pit burning what used to be the hot tub's wood support frame.
  September 3, 2014
  EZHot Tub Demolition
  On Monday (Labor Day), I spent a good 6 hours cuttin' & struttin' on our old hot tub.
  Unfortunately, there was a 6 inch and growing long crack in the bottom of the hot tub shell.
  Not wanting to miss out on a good video event, I made the best out of it.
  Consider this my goodbye to an old friend who I loved when all 80 jets purred louder than Bo Duke when I get home from work, and hated when I had to put on my hot tub repairman hat over the years.
  September 1, 2014
  EZLife is Good When You're Retired
  Grandpa Gary
  September 1, 2014.........Starting my 8th year being retired. Like a dream come true. Pic taken July 4th at beach house. Sunset years, for sure. Pinch myself all the time just to make sure I am not dreaming.
  Pool Party
  Sunday August 31, 2014.....Scotts Valley, CA......Melissa and Violet poolside at the birthday party of two year-old Nathan Viguer. Had a very fun afternoon swimming and socializing. Nathan's parents are Jack & Joselyn, who used to live next door to Melissa and Bill. Jack grilled big burgers and big hot dogs for the group. Lots of snacks, as well. When this pic was taken, Sue and Blake were in the pool. Great day.
  Pool Party
  Sunday, August 31, 2014. Scotts Valley, CA.......Nathan Viguer's 2nd Birthday Party. Blake and a kid by the name of Trevor practicing loading their water guns in preparation for letting me have it once I jumped into the pool. They became very fast and proficient in loading their guns and blasting away at me (Grandpa Gary Sr.). They had good aim. We played this for about 30 minutes. Blake laughed the whole time and he really got me good. Trevor very accurate also. They both enjoyed hitting me. As I moved around the pool in order to evade them, they moved around the perimeter to get closer. These guns had range of about 20 feet. What fun. Sue on the right. What a great day for a party. Had grilled burgers and dogs. Lots of snacks, as well.
  Hot Tub
  We have a crack in the shell of our hot tub that continues to expand.  Between my feet, you can see what is now my last attempt to fix it.
  Coming soon, the 'Hot Tub Demolition' video.
  Did you miss out on the latest August updates?  Well, then click here.
  ...2014 Archive Page Links
  September 2014
  Kyle's 21st Birthday / Team Stevenson Technology / Alexis is a Tri Delt / Mom & Dad Yosemite Pictures / Danny & Julia's 1st Day of School / Mom & Dad in Sacramento & Wine Tasting / Team Stevenson Gilroy Gardens / Hot Tub Demolition Pictures & Video / Grandpa Gary Starts His 8th Year of Retirement / Bay Area Pool Party / The Hot Tub Is Broken
  August 2014
  CARS Watchers / Tillamook Cheese Factory / Lake Chelan Crashes / Blue Angels Cockpit View Video / Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk / TTHQ Bird Feeder & Barber / Blake & Violet Car Wash / Danny's 11th Birthday / Brigantine Beach, NJ / Kyle Working / / Ben & Diane's TTHQ Pictures / Violet Shakes Her Head No / TTHQ Bird Feeder / GoPro Boating on Lake Stevens, WA / Stevenson Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalkin' / Seaside Volleyball Weekend Pictures / Betty Sinjin & Sharon Jones / EZNetwork Graduation Statistics / RV Ferrying / RV Boating Video /
  July 2014
  Lake Stevens Boating Selfies / Mom, Dad & Kyle T Visit Bill & Susan in Anacortes / Hunter at TTHQ Grandma & Grandpa Camp / Kyle T Driver License / Oregon RV Pictures / TTHQ Wood Pile Non-Shortage / Team Thompson at TTHQ 4th of July Videos / Dad w/ Tony Orlando / Team Thompson at TTHQ 4th of July Pictures /
  June 2014
  Julia's 6th Grade Graduation / Florence, Italy Pictures / Brother Bill's Fireworks / Ben's Firewood Strategy / Pre-4th of July TTHQ Firewood Piles / Libero Lex Far Western Highlight Video / Anacortes Boating Videos / Cats Watching Cats Video / Jan Scans Video / Alexis Graduation Video / Alexis Graduation Gift Pics / Julia's 6th Grade Dance / VW Passat Windshield Replacement / Mikayla's Family Swatted / Melissa's Funny Text / Happy Birthday to Me / Kyle A Graduation Video / Grandpa Gary's Words of Wisdom Video / Kyle A Graduation / Backyard Fire pit / Kyle A Bark Spreading / TV Watchers Bo & Daisey / Mini Driving Grandma / Blake & Violet Carting / Mom, Dad & Gary Pic / Anacortes Boating
  May 2014
  Jan's 77th Birthday / Boat Pickup / Alexis is a Top 10 Student / 787 Over Downtown Everett / Bradley Tire Repair / Marysville Mother's Day Pool, Ladder Golf & S'more Pictures / Stevenson's Kauai Pictures / Malachi Fletcher Thompson's 1st Picture / Danny & Julia's TTHQ Countdown Calendar / The Downstairs Remodel is Complete / Gary's Shiner & Stitches / Pool Table Rehab Stop Motion Video / Happy Mother's Day / DECA Top 20 Finish / Alexis in Atlanta for National DECA Competition / Easter Pictures
  April 2014
  New Dishwasher / Marysville Fire Pit / Truck Fender Bender / Yvonne & Alexis Couch Surfing / Gary's Reader Glasses / Anacortes Salmon Derby Pictures / Toilet Demolition / Pool Playing Pajama Kyle /
  March 2014
  Playing Pool With Kyle & Gary Videos / Jackson Basketball Game / Alexis UW Acceptance Letter / 4th Ave Cherry Trees Blooming / Alexis & Sarah 4th Place DECA Finish / Stevenson Tahoe Snow Trip / Gary's Gym Change / VW Car Change / 'Old' Kitchen Picture / Alexis 18th Birthday Crepes / Alexis & Maggie Birthday Party Pics / Darlene & Kacee / Wall Patching / Mom & Dad's Panama Cruise Itinerary
  February 2014
  New Jersey Backyard Half Pipe Video / Anacortes Salmon Derby Announcement / New Jersey Snow Video / Brother Bill's Email (Question & Answer) / Ben's New Jersey Snow Report Video / Julia & Danny Enjoy A Snow Day / Grandpa Garyokee Emcee / Happy 70th Birthday Grandpa Gary Videos / Family Pictures With Kyle / Snow in Marysville / Seahawks are Super Bowl Champions / 12th Man Cupcakes / Seagals / Jackson Pool Picture / Seahawks Parade Pictures / Super Bowl Prediction Sheet /
  January 2014
  Bo & Daisey Are Watching You Blake Video / Jan's Hip Replacement / Melissa's Flying Lesson / Blake Is Watching You Uncle Gary Video #2 / Hacked PC Graphic / Master Bathroom Remodel Pictures / Alexis' Bathroom Remodel Pictures / Gary's Seahawks NFC Conference Championship Promo / Uncle Gary Is Watching You Blake Video / All of 2013 EZthompson Homepage Pictures Slideshow-Video / Marysville Downstairs Flooding Pictures / Blake Is Watching You Uncle Gary Video #1 / Grandma Sue's Haiti Trip /
  ...2013 Archive Page Links
  December 2013:
  TTHQ Thanksgiving Pics / Seahawk Prediction Winners / Yvonne & Kacee / NJ Thompson Christmas Card / Marysville Hot Tub Blues / Scott & Jackson with 'The Gary' Picture / Ben, Diane, Julia & Danny Pictures / Blake & Violet Sleeping / Mom & Dad Wedding Pictures / Snow in Marysville / Super Seahawks Fan Gary / Alexis Senior Portraits / Team Thompson 4th of July Family Pictures Slideshow / Misc. Team Thompson Christmas Day Pictures /
  November 2013:
  The Groves Halloween Hamburger Night / Blake's Birthday / Seahawks vs. Buccaneers Game with todd / Hitch Removal / Hot Tub / Greenbelt Fence line Weed Pulling / Veteran's Day Hot Tub & Sudoku / Skillful Sailor Quote / Bo & Daisey Baggin / USCG Ice Breaker / PLU Lute Volleyball Update / Stevenson TTHQ Driving / Husky Volleyball with Mom & Dad / Scott, Jackson & Dad Playing Uno / Team Thompson Seahawks Challenge / Barbeque Brats / Marysville Shed & Panoramic Backyard / Grandpa Gary's Hot Tub Videos For Blake / Kaloeb's In The Arctic Circle / Uno Highlights /
  October 2013:
  Garage Remodel Pictures / Lake Stevens Volleyball Team Pictures / Boat Winterizing & Storage at Team Frolich Headquarters / EZDriveway Parking / Blake & Violet / Marysville Hot Tub Repair Pictures / Dad & Greg Hot Tub Team Thompson Weisers Video / New Grandma Darlene / Senior Night Volleyball Pictures / Salmon from Steve / Crossroad of Stevenson & Thompson / Libero Lex Highlights Vol. 3 (YouTube) /
  September 2013:
  Grandpa Gary Closes Down the Coronado Shores Pool / Blake Writes 'Dada' & 'Momma'/ Seaside Thank You / First Day of School Pictures / Disney Cruise / TTHQ Squirrel Feeding Frenzy Video / TTHQ Garyoke Video / COE Sunset / Mole Traps / Bo & A Grasshopper / Gary Catches Another Mole / LSHS vs. Newport / Ben, Julia & Danny Pictures / Uno Champion Blake / / Libero Lex YouTube Highlights Volumes 2 & 1 / Walmart Boat Winterizing Supplies / Alexis Pre Game Picture / Dad's Lease Vehicle Email / Everett Fire Trucks / 2008 Hot Tub Video /
  August 2013:
  Biking The Centennial Trail / Who Likes Blueberries? / TTHQ With Shane & Madeline / Western Oregon Volleyball Camp / Frodo / Blueberries / Fixin' Jan's Sink / Darlene's Bike / Wisteria Trimming / Mole Traps / Gary is a Mole Catching Machine / Blake & Violet Pictures / Blake Summersault & Hot Cross Buns Videos / Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament / Payseno Backyard Picnic & Boating /
  July 2013:
  TTHQ...Where Did All The Firewood Go? / TTHQ...Panoramic Pictures / Team Thompson Baggo / Kyle T's World Famous Thumbs / Lake Goodwin Boating / Frolich's & The Gary Picture / Mom & Dad Thank You / Lake Washington Boating / Team Thompson 4th of July Beach Picture & Link / TTHQ 4th of July Pictures / TTHQ 4th of July Videos too / LSHS Volleyball Schedule / Promiscuous Girl on Lake Goodwin / Walk(er) Violet / Florida Fusion U17 / Misc. Orlando Pictures / Bo & Daisey / Ben, Diane, Julia & Danny's TTHQ 4th of July Weekend Pictures / WAkesurfing on Lake Washington With Mt. Rainier Background /
  June 2013:
  Blake Pictures / Violet Pictures / Al & Emily Wedding Pictures / Alexis YouTube Channel Link / TTHQ Sunset / Rear View Boat View / Bryce & Gary Pic / Greenbelt Buffer / 3 New Libero Lex Highlight Videos From The Emerald City Classic Tournament / VW Tiguan Photoshoping / Kayak Point Yurt & Campfire / Lake Stevens High School Volleyball Preseason Champions / TTHQ Pictures & Videos From Years Gone Bye /
  May 2013:
  Seattle was the Hottest City Day / Picking up the Boat / Boat In The Driveway / RV TV Watching / Bronze Bracket Champions / Kayak Point Mother's Day / Backyard Garden: Raspberries, Blueberries & Tomatoes / Mother's Day Brunch at Kayak Point / Marysville Backyard Gardening / Dad & Cousin Clifford / 3 Pretty Ladies / Emerald City Classic Fusion Volleyball Internet Streaming: Court 1 / Libero Lex Highlight Videos From The Far Western-No Dinx Reno, NV Tournament / More Internet Streaming Volleyball: Court 2 / Bo & Daisey Jump The Skagit River / Emerald City Classic: #2 Seed in the Gold Bracket / RV TV/DVD Watching / Alexis Loves Grandma Jan's Dinner Rolls / Alexis' Academic Achievement Awards / Alexis & her Fusion U17 Team Finish 3rd at The Emerald City Classic /
  April 2013:
  Ben Thompson Is WrestleMania Bound / Blake & Violet Pictures / Fusion U17 Pinking It Up / Mania #5 T-shirt / Mark & Debbie's Teardrop Camper / Marysville House / Shane, Madeline & Gary at Spokane Convention Center / Danny & Julia Easter Eggs & Cake / PNQ Volleyball Pictures & Videos with Shank DeBall / Gary's Cables in Individual Boxes / #GaryIsTheNewPredictionChampion / Libero Lex Volleyball Pictures / Darlene's Note / Bo & Daisy / Kyle Alexis Halloween 1996 / Alexis Power League #4 Highlights Video / Shane Wins Again at Pool / Alexis Puget Sound Regional Highlight Video / Yvonne & Alexis at El Rinconcito / Reno, NV Pictures / Gary & Shane with The Most Interesting Man In the World / Fusion Volleyball Highlights: All 9 Matches / Link To TheLiberoLex YouTube Channel / Ben's WrestleMania Pictures /
  March 2013:
  Alexis The Birthday Girl / Gary VMware Training Walk / Blake & Violet: Rockin' & Rollin' / Hunter's Agenda / Bo Watches A Cat On A Treadmill Video / Mom & Dad: Hawaii Cruise Emails / Libero Lex Power League #3 Highlight Video / TheLiberoLex YouTube Channel is Born / Alexis is Student of the Month / Gary's Root Canal / Burlington Tournament Champion Pictures / "Hammer Time" Video / Shane, Audrey & Lex with "The Gary" Picture / Audrey Highlights / Shane 8 & Gary 4 Pool Results / Everett Springtime Snow / Bo & Daisy Are Lap Cats / Drummer Boy Blake / Dad Atop Aloha Tower / Mom & Hope For Haiti /
  February 2013:
  Libero Lex Highlight Video / Libero Lex Links / Welcome Violet Lorene / Melissa 1 Day Before Birth / Alki Beach, Lex's Letterman Jacket & RV Touring Video / Family Cousin Dinner / 60K Miles on the Truck / Seahawks Celebrating (before losing) / New Truck Stereo / Grandma Sue & Violet / Blake & Violet / Power League #2 Tournament Pictures / Dad & Gary Jr. at Applebees / The Silver Bullet Shoot Some Stick / Grandpa Gary's OC Reunion With Skaggit Basketballer / Alexis & Fusion U17 at Senor Frogs In Las Vegas / Las Vegas Volleyball Tournament Pictures / Dad in Marysville / Blake & The Letter "D" / Visit With Sean & Brenda / Cookie Dough / Blueberry Bush Bloom / VMware Training Lunchtime Lake Washington Walking /
  January 2013:
  EZthompson Video are now HD / Darlene's Sock Monkey Pajamas / Kaloeb & A Puppy / Sick Bay Gary / EZlogo's: EZSpinning Globe & EZWaves / Volleyball In Tumwater, WA / Power League Seeding Tournament Pictures / Gary's Old & New Phones / Gary's New Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Picture & Video / Alexis' Cookie Dough / Melissa Pregnant Pictures With Blake / Sleeping Daisy / AKA & AKK MLK Highlight Video / Mini Cooper Cup Holder Upgrade / Grandpa Gary Lawn Bowling / Grandpa Gary Book Review / New Kitchen Table & Chairs / Alexis Recruiting Web site Webinar / Yvonne & Daisy Chillin' / Picture of 3/4 of AKA & AKK / Libero Lex Power League #1 Highlights Video / AKA & AKK Power League #1 Highlights Video / Power League #1 Highlight Pictures /
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  May 2012 (the return of EZthompson)
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