2012 in Review by Numbers and Pictures

Autumn
Autumn 2012

We thought we’d present a review of 2012 through numbers and photos that tell part of the story. It was an exciting year for all of us as we had two great road trips to California and enjoyed all the new experiences of having a kindergartner. We hope you’ve had a terrific 2012 and 2013 is full of new opportunities!

The Numbers

  • 16,344 miles driven last year (mostly Laura)
  • 3,483 photos taken (and kept)
  • 76 books read by Laura
  • 63 pages scrapbooked by Laura
  • 54 nights away from home for work (Brett)
  • 52 nights away from home for the entire or partial family (non-work)
  • 31 posts on this website
  • 28 nights of hosting family and friends at our house
  • 16 gymnastic lessons
  • 9 years of marriage
  • 8 years of owning www.brettandlaura.com
  • 7 nights camping outdoors
  • 7 live concerts (Van Halen, Flogging Molly, Steve Earle & Los Lobos, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Folk Life Festival, Caspar Babypants, Recess Monkey, Youth Rescue Mission)
  • 5 visits to the Pacific Science Center
  • 3 books read by Brett
  • 3 IMAX movies
  • 2 National Parks visited by family (Lassen Volcanic and Mt. Rainier)
  • 2 pairs of prescription glasses purchased
  • 2 visits to California
  • 1 new nephew
  • 1 new kindergartner

The Photos

Here are some of our favorite 2012 photos that capture many of our family and individual experiences.

Sliding in the snow
Sliding in the snow
Hike in the snow near our home
Hike in the snow near our home
So happy!
So happy!
Grandma Lynda and Ethan fly
Grandma Lynda and Ethan fly
Siblings
Siblings
Autumn turns 2
Autumn turns 2
3 generations
3 generations
Swim Time.
Swim Time.
Sunset on the Olympic Mountains from Edmonds Beach
Sunset on the Olympic Mountains from Edmonds Beach
Ferry ride on the Puget Sound
Ferry ride on the Puget Sound
Best seat in the house
Best seat in the house
Happy Girl
Happy Girl
Mirror Man at Folk Life Festival 2012
Mirror Man at Folk Life Festival 2012
Big Four Ice Caves
Big Four Ice Caves
A little help from Uncle Mark
A little help from Uncle Mark
Going on a bear hunt
Going on a bear hunt
They love to hike
They love to hike
Ethan
Ethan
Family
Family
Going for a hike
Going for a hike
Hiking smile
Hiking smile
Welcome to Lassen Volcanic National Park!
Welcome to Lassen Volcanic National Park!
The Holt Family Campout at Lake Tahoe
The Holt Family Campout at Lake Tahoe
Delicious!
Delicious!
Oregon Sunset
Oregon Sunset
Oregon beach
Oregon beach
Awesome kids!
Awesome kids!
Holt Family
Holt Family
She's just a happy girl
She’s just a happy girl
Fall hike
Fall hike
First day of kindergarten
First day of kindergarten
DC
DC
Junior Ranger
Junior Ranger
Laura reads to the kids while camping at Mt. Rainier National Park
Laura reads to the kids while camping at Mt. Rainier National Park
Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska (2012)
Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska (2012)
Summer days!
Summer days!
Hot summer days!
Hot summer days!
Autumn poses for Ethan
Autumn poses for Ethan
Ethan and his Grandpa
Ethan and his Grandpa
Holidays in downtown Seattle
Holidays in downtown Seattle
"Take my picture please."
“Take my picture please.”
Visiting Santa
Visiting Santa
Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin Patch
Halloween
Halloween
Vartavar 2012
Vartavar 2012
Grandma
Grandma
Skyping with Dad while he's in NY
Skyping with Dad while he’s in NY
Tough guys
Tough guys
Great kid
Great kid
Hurricane Sandy deployment
Hurricane Sandy deployment
Yee haw! Texas Armadillo.
Yee haw! Texas Armadillo.
Uncle Mark and Ethan in the rain in the fountain at Seattle Center
Uncle Mark and Ethan in the rain in the fountain at Seattle Center
First Fish - Catalina Island (2012)
First Fish – Catalina Island (2012)
Cars Land (2012)
Cars Land (2012)
Happy New Year
Happy New Year

6 Replies to “2012 in Review by Numbers and Pictures”

  1. I love all of the photo’s!!! Hard to pick a favorite. You are making great memories for your kids.

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