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September Birthdays & Anniversaries
2nd - Alpha Lorene Thompson (birthday, 1914-1999)
12th - "Cy" Simonsen (passed away this day, 2008)
17th - Kyle A
30th - Erling Thompson

What is Occam's Razor?

"Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I'll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I'll give you a stock clerk."
-- JC Penney

- "There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval." -- George Santayana


- Team Stevenson's Home Page

- Greg & Carli's Backyard Webcam

- Lake Volleyball Club

- Bruce Buffer's - "It's Time!!!"

- Nau Family Blog

- Bill and Melissa


- World Statistics Updated in Real time

Uncle Jay Explains The News

- Flickrvision

- Microsoft Windows Update - keep your PC Updated!

- How Stuff Works

- Songza

"The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy."
-- Florence Shinn

"Do the right thing, even if no one is looking."
- Gary

Time Magazine Pictures of the Week

"When you make a mistake, there are only three things you should ever do about it: admit it, learn from it, and don't repeat it."
Paul "Bear" Bryant

I can type anything I want to right here and you'll read it, won't you?

Turn off the TV and go jump the wake


He passed his written driving test last week, yesterday was his 16th birthday and today he scored a '91' on his driving test.  Congratulations Kyle A!

It's Time For The Lake Shasta Videos!

Kaloeb Is An Extreme Tuber

Greg & Hunter Are Tubers

Grandpa Gary Tubes Too

Kyle A, Alexis & Makayla Are Also Tubers

Have I Mentioned How Much I Love Wakesurfing?

2009 Boating Log
Entry Twenty
September 13, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Bryce & Chris
Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing, Tubing & Skiing With The Emerald City Ski Team
Air Temp: 80 / Lake Temp: 68

Entry Nineteen

September 12, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne & Alexis
Air Temp: 86 / Lake Temp: 68

Entry Eighteen

August 27, 2009 - Lincoln City, OR (Devils Lake): Gary, Dad, Mom, Don & Joyce
Devils Lake Cruising in the Sun & Fog
Air Temp: 62-68 / Lake Temp: 74

Entry Thirteen, Fourteen, Fifteen, Sixteen & Seventeen

August 22 - 26, 2009 - Lake Shasta, CA: Gary, Yvonne, Kyle A, Alexis, Makayla, Dad, Mom, Bill, Melissa, Greg, Carli, Kyle T, Kaloeb & Hunter
Team Thompson Houseboating, Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing & Tubing
Air Temp: 100 / Lake Temp: 78

Entry Twelve

August 2, 2009 - SeaFair (Lake Washington): Gary, Yvonne, Todd, Kelly, Tyler & Tanya
U.S. Navy Blue Angel Air Show & Hydroplane Races
Air Temp: 88 / Lake Temp: 77

Entry Eleven
August 1, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Alexis, Wayne, Michele, Rachel & Jonathon
Wakesurfing & Big Mable Tubing
Air Temp: 84 / Lake Temp: 79

Entry Ten
July 26, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Kyle, Alexis, George, Maggie & Taylor Tucker
Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing, Big Mable & Superman Tubing
Air Temp: 86 / Lake Temp: 77

Entry Nine
July 19, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Alexis, Mark, Jamie & Molli
Afternoon Wakesurfing & Big Mable Tubing
Air Temp: 76 / Lake Temp: ??

Entry Eight
July 5, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Alexis, Scott & Bryce
Early Morning Wakeboarding & Wakesurfing
Air Temp: 72 / Lake Temp: 72

Entry Seven
July 3, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Kyle A, Alexis, Camden, Lindsay, Mike & Tamara
A Day on the Water: Wakesurfing & Big Mable Tubing
Air Temp: 88 / Lake Temp: 72

Entry Six
June 27, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Kyle A, Alexis, Scott, Colton, Kyle, Shawn, Beau & Jay
6 hours of Wakesurfing & Wakeboarding
Air Temp: 74 / Lake Temp: 70

Entry Five
June 9, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne & Alexis
Evening Wakesurfing Session (with Gary's early Birthday Present)
Air Temp: 77 / Lake Temp: 74

Entry Four

May 31, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Scott, Jodi & Jackson
Morning: Wakeboarding Session
Air Temp: 75 / Lake Temp: 68

Entry Three

May 24, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Scott, Jodi, Bryce, Colton & Jackson
Afternoon: Big Mable Tubing and Wakeboarding
Air Temp: 75 / Lake Temp: 64

Entry Two

May 16, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Yvonne, Kyle, Alexis, Trevor & Taylor
Afternoon: Big Mable & Superman Tubing and Wakeboarding /
Air Temp: 75 / Lake Temp: 58

Entry One

May 1, 2009 - Lake Stevens: Gary, Scott, Colton & Jackson
Morning: Big Air Wakeboarding
Air Temp: 78/ Lake Temp: 57

Yvonne Loves Wakeboarding On Glassy-Freddie-Blassy Water.

Who Wants To Go Boating?

Carli & Hunter Enjoyed The Boat Rides

Grandpa Gary Enjoys Houseboating More Than Retirement!

It Certainly Looks Like There Was Some Scheming Going On In the Hot Tub, Don't You Think?

Even With A Severely Sprained Ankle, Alexis' Smile Shines On.

Kaloeb Is A Big Fan Of Hot Tubs & The Bridge Bay Bridge.

Your Dutiful Webmaster Enjoyed Pulling All Of The Wakeboarders, Wakesurfers & Tubers.

Bill Was An Outstanding Grilling Machine
(I Especially Loved The Salmon).

Greg Drives The Houseboat While Kyle T Rocks The Houseboat.

Melissa Enjoyed Herself Wakesurfing.

Grandma Sue Gives The 2009 Lake Shasta Houseboat
Trip A "Woo!!!" And A Thumbs-Up.

The Team Thompson 2009 Family Houseboat Trip Was Fantastic!

Yvonne's 50th Surprise Birthday Party Was A Success!!!

Yvonne was escorted to the Everett Marina Farmers Market while party preparations were underway back at the house.

This picture was taken about a minute after she walked in the door to a houseful of friends.  She sort of has that 'deer in the headlights look' - don't you think?

The weather was picture perfect for Gary, Yvonne, Grandpa Gary, Claudia & Tom

2009 EZthompson Celebrity Challenge
Which Team Thompson Member Can Get Their Picture
 Taken With The Biggest Celebrity?

The winner will be determined based upon the number of
 Google search results for the celebrity.

Here is Grandpa Gary's entry.  This picture was also prominently
featured in the Lincoln City, OR paper.

- Click here for Billy Ray Cyrus' Google number
- Click here for Grandpa Gary's Google search result number

This is Alexis' entry in this year's EZthompson Celebrity Picture/Video Challenge.  Coach Jim McLaughlin is the only Division I-A coach to win an NCAA championship coaching both Men's & Women's Volleyball Teams.
- Click here for Coach Jim
McLaughlin's Google search result numbers

The 2008 Celebrity Challenge Winner is Ben with Jesse Ventura.  Who will be this year's winner?  You've got less than 6 months to submit your picture.
(If I were a betting man, my money would be on Bill & Melissa)

Grandpa Gary's Softball Stats

     Anaheim Sr. Softball League Stats - League Champions!

2009 Total Stats - Through Mar. 2009
2009 Bullhead City Triple A Tournament Stats - Mar. 2009
2009 Sun City Tournament Stats - Feb. 2009
2009 Menifee Tournament Stats - Jan. 2009

Do you know why there are no pictures or videos in this space?

Because you haven't sent me anything lately.

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