News and Pictures - 2018
Jan 2, 2018: Madison
looking pretty darn happy!
Jan 1, 2018: Brent, Wes,
Kindra, Daniel, Ali, and
two others at Breakout
where they escaped in
under 47 minutes.
Jan 5, 2018: Franklin fell and hit it on the corner of
their PADDED ottoman. The purple color is the glue
the hospital used. Tough kid!
Jan 6, 2018: Amanda & Damion. She posted this on Facebook with
the caption: 'Lake Life!' You guys have fun whatever you do. Keep it
Jan 5, 2018: Chris on his 30th birthday with Brooke and Blake.
Katie posted this on Facebook and said: Happy 30th birthday to
my stud husband. We met when you were 18 and you have
amazed me every day since. I love you old man river!
Jan 10, 2018: Coni playing Barrel of Monkeys with Zoe while Madison takes it all in!
Jan 12, 2018: Michael giving Zoe a snowy sled ride. What a
Jan 13, 2018: Franklin painting Mickey!
Jan 14, 2017: Brent & Kindra hosted a combination "Build-A-Bear" and Wes's 25th Birthday Party! There were many smiley faces and as they say, a good time was had by all!
Jan 15, 2018: Madison enjoying her spaghetti!
Jan 20, 2018:
Harper and Joe
(and others not
in the pictures)
having fun in
Jan 20, 2018:
and Bart with their
Jan 21, 2018: Zoe's 4th Birthday Party! Coni and Chris Emma & Alyssa Alex, Alyssa, and Zoe!
Jan 24, 2018:
now 7 months
Jan 25, 2018: Scott made
this collage of Julia for
her 1/2 birthday! And,
she is now eligible to get
her driver's license!
Jan 26, 2018: Madison has
learned the art of crawling
and is on the move. Watch
Jan 27, 2018: A fun day for Harper at her grandparents'
house! Julia helped her build a crazy straw; she helped
Tammy bake pumpkin bread; she beat Scott at Bingo; and
she put her handprint below Joe's, Will's, and Julia's!
Jan 28, 2018: Joe took Harper to a Wright State Raiders
Basketball Game. Jan 25, 2018: Harper at the salon with
Mom and Aunt getting their pedicures!
Jan 29, 2018:
Jan 31, 2018: Summit
celebrated its 50th
Anniversary. Scott, Jill,
Brent, and I went.
when it opened in 1968.
The only class picture
displayed was Scott's
5th grade class. Scott
was able to name every
child in the picture! His
teacher was really MR.
Eads, not Mrs. The
school looked great!
Feb 3, 2018: Wes, Ali, and friends Sarah and Donald at a Miami
vs W Michigan hockey game.
Feb 2, 2018: Zoe wearing her Valentine shirt
because it's love month!
Sher and Michele came down to visit their Aunt
Bobby (Aunt Nancy's sister) who is recovering from
an automobile accident she had in October. On
Friday, they visited us and we were joined by Katie,
Chris, Brooke, and Blake. On Saturday, Brent and
Kindra invited the cousins for dinner. These visits
were absolutely wonderful!
Mike, Jill, Sher, Tammy, Michele, Scott, Brent, and
Feb 4, 2018: We had a
combination Super Bowl and
Birthday party for Mike.
Below left is Mike with
Harper and Brooke.
Below right are three
generations: Jill, Katie, and
On the right is a four
generation gap: Me and
Feb 7, 2018: Madison is
busted heading for her
favorite toys, which
actually are dog toys!
Feb 8, 2018: Jennifer, Franklin, & Dan giving a triple raspberry!
Feb 9, 2018: Daniel & Friends at Mad River Mountain!
Feb 7: Jim & Sherry took Franklin
Feb 10: Amanda & Damion at the silent auction for
Feb 14, 2018: I think Mommy planted a big
fat kiss on Franklin for Valentine's Day!
Feb 14, 2018: It looks like Lincoln cleaned up pretty good on Valentine's Day!
Feb 17, 2018:
participated in the
Polar Bear Jump!
Better you than
Feb 17, 2018:
Beautiful Brooke and
her handsome Dad,
ready for the
Feb 18, 2018: We were at Jill
and Mike's for his birthday
dinner when Hank put his hat
on Blake. Katie took a picture
and then found a picture of
Brooke wearing one of Hank's
Marine Corps hat! Not sure
the date of Brooke's picture.
Feb 22, 2018: Lincoln
getting a high-five after
getting his gold medal for
basketball. Check him out
on the video page!
Feb 20, 2018: Madison, Zoe,
and Alyssa took advance of
our 75 degree weather!
Feb 24, 2018: Lincoln at Dave & Buster's!
Feb 25, 2018: Madison getting into her
Feb 27, 2018: Daniel posted
this picture on Facebook
with this caption: I know I'm
the third person to post this
picture but, couldn't have
asked for a better group of
future pharmacists to
campaign for pharmacist
rights with today."
Feb 27, 2018: Brooke forgot
to listen to her parents
about not running on the
hardwood floor with her
socks on. She got five
stitches and they said she
was a rock star! It looks
like she's asleep but she
wasn't. Brave little girl!
Feb 26, 2018: Harper giving
her daddy Joe a big, big hug!
Look at those faces.
Mar 3, 2018:
Mar 8, 2018: Jennifer and
big boy Franklin! Lookin'
sharp, both of you!
Mar 8, 2018: Franklin
having a refreshment!
Lincoln with his grandma
|Mar 10, 2018: Harper feeding Baxter the Turtle and feeding Tammy's orchid!
Mar 10, 2018: Jennifer
helping Aly celebrate her
Mar 10, 2018: Zoe helping
her grandma make
Mar 9, 2018: Amanda &
Michael enjoying a night
out while his parents
watched their three girls!
Mar 13, 2018: Franklin the Bunny! Mar 11, 2018: More of Aly's birthday pictures-- with Bart and with her Mom, Amy, and Seth! Happy 30th Aly!
Mar 11, 2018:
Blake at 10
ST. PATRICK'S DAY! Tammy took a few pictures of
Harper posing & baking! Think she's a little Irish?
Mar 17, 2018:Sue (and Scott) in Hong Kong. Scott said I could post it.
Mar 19, 2018:
Scott & Sue at
Taiwan geo Park.
Scott said it was
Mar 17, 2017: Joe,
Scott, and Will
with Harper. It tells
you where to step
and then you have to
do a silly dance. I
just think it's so
adorable that these
grown-ass men prove
how much they love
this beautiful child.
Mar 21, 2018:
Mar 23, 2018:
Mar 22, 2018:
Seth and Aly
Mar 24, 2018: Madison turning 9 months
Mar 25, 2018: Sue & Scott in Seoul, South Korea.
Mar 25, 2018:
Brooke is the
in the family!
See her in
Mar 25, 2018: Chris, Katie, Blake, & Brooke!
Mar 25, 2018: Harper, Julia, and Marty!
Bart & Lincoln!
Mar 27, 2018:
ready for his
first haircut and
the next day,
he's aged 3
Mar 26, 2018:
Harper was at
Tammy's when I
called her so she let
Harper answer the
phone and talk to
me firsty. While we
Tammy took this
picture for me. You
can tell they were on
their way out the
Mar 30, 2018: Lincoln coloring some
Mar 31, 2018: Zoe ready to go kayaking!
Mar 31, 2018: Hope and Joe took Harper to Reds Kids Opening Day! Mar 30, 2018: Hope & Joe on Opening Day!
Mar 31, 2018: Zoe Alyssa, and Michael coloring their Easter
Mar 30, 2018: Hank's brother Tom brought him a Marine
Corps welcome mat.
EASTER MORNING! Lincoln & his dog! Zoe, Madison, & Alyssa!
EASTER! Seth, Aly,
Dan, Jennifer, Amy,
Franklin, Bart, Jimmy,
Brad, Amy, Sher,
Nancy, & Tom!
Hope's updated Facebook profile picture!
Harper at home on Easter morning.
April 3, 2018: Madison, Zoe, & Alyssa enjoying treats from Loveland's Daily Whip!
Apr 2, 2018: Me, Holly, and Julia on our way to see Sherlock Gnomes with Jill and Brooke on
Apr 7, 2018: Alyssa
showing the two
purses she got for
her birthday from
Lincoln at the Rain
Forest standing in
front of a giant
Apr, 2018: Scott & Sue in
Brisbane, Australia, at
the Great Wall of China,
and at Tianaman Square.
Click here for Sue's blog
with I will update as I get
Apr 8, 2017: Franklin getting his teeth blue by eating a blue
Apr 8, 2017: Sue feeding a kangaroo in Brisbane, Australia.
Apr 9, 2018: Joe, Harper, & Scott at a Dayton Dragons
game, watching 18-year-old Hunter Greene, the
Cincinnati Reds top pitching prospect!
Apr 11, 2018: Katie posted these pictures on Facebook and wrote: Big day for my babies! Blake is 11 months old and
Brooke has her first loose tooth!!!!
Apr 12, 2018: Harper got her
hair trimmed and curled! What
And look, there's all three of
our grandkids! Life is good.
Apr 13, 2018: Madison (standing on her own)
must be ready to try on some new clothing she
grew into! Way to go, Madison!
Apr 13, 2018: Harper at 'school' at Scott &
Tammy's. She worked on her letters, numbers
and shapes. Good job Harper!
Apr 13, 2018: Amanda posted
this picture of she and Damion
and wrote: 'Sun's out, surf's up!'
Apr 13, 2018: Franklin is ready for yardwork!
Looking good, Frankie!
Apr 15, 2018: Sher said
her boss bought her the
tickets and she took
Jennifer to the Rock &
Ceremony to see
Howard Stern induct
Bon Jovi, The Cars,
Dire Straits, The
Moody Blues, Nina
Simone, and Sister
Rosetta Tharpe. She
said the ceremony was
awesome and a night of
great memories. (You
know how much she
loves Howard Stern).
Jon Boni Jovi was
really moved by the
whole experience &
had tears in his eyes.
Even the Moody Blues
gave thanks to
Apr 22, 2018: Alyssa celebrates
her 12th Birthday!
Apr 21, 2018: Jim & Sher went to
the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to
see the new inductee section.
Apr 20, 2018: Tammy's posted these on Facebook and wrote "This was last night after Julia got off work. Nails were done
too. One never knows what they'll get into in Aunt Ju Ju's room."
Apr 1, 2018: Easter at Scott &
Tammy's. ! Brooke and Harper had
their own private egg hunt first. They
both got the same things and hunted
their eggs in different parts of the
Check out the video on the Video
Page. When Julia goes for the first
egg, you will see her slightly recoil
because we put a fake snake by that
egg. Before we had this egg hunt, we
put out 2 empty eggs and pretended
to put out all of them. When they ran
out for the egg hunt and finally
figured out there really weren't any
eggs to find, we all yelled "April
Fools!" And I nested 5 eggs inside
each other with a jelly bean in the
smallest egg and wrote April Fools on
it. However, I also wrote 'See me' and
gave Ali a $10 scratch-off since she
Sue & Scott in
Australia. Click here
for her blog.
Saturday, Brent & Wes came over and cleaned out our flower beds (leaves, weeds, etc.). Today, Brent, Wes, Jill,
Mike, Katie, Brooke, Scott, Tammy, and Will mulched for us! Julia came too but had homework to do. Brent & Scott
are coming back Wednesday with more mulch to finish and Wes is coming Thursday to take all the garbage to the
curb. We paid them with donuts and pizza! What a great family we have.
|THE GREAT MULCHING
PARTY OF 2018!
Apr 23, 2018: Alyssa
ready for her school
Apr 24, 2018:
her 10th month
Apr 29, 2018: Zoe
having a swing!
Apr 22, 2018:
Lincoln got his
face painted at the
Apr 29, 2018:
Brad, who just
graduated from Indiana
Saturday, with a
Masters Degree in
May 1, 2018:
Sue Sue doing
laps prior to
visiting Fiji so
she can outrun
Madison at 10
size 18 month
May 2, 2018:
his mom with the
best dinner she's
chillin' at Ama's &
May 5, 2018: Frankie wearing
somebody's shoes backwards!
|May 5, 2018: Kentucky Derby Day AND Cinco De Mayo!
May 5, 2018: Kindra
posted this picture
with this caption:
"After 5 years, he's
back...with all of his
belongings. Only a
year of rotations to
go. Welcome home,
May 5, 2018: Blake wearing his jockey hat and his
shirt says Taco 'bout awesome!
Harper rooting for her favorite #3!
May 5, 2018: Frankie, Bart, and Lincoln,
probably looking at the post positions.
May 6, 2018: Brooke at the driving range.
May 5, 2018: Jennifer, Franklin, and Dan.
May 8, 2018: Sue and Scott in
Hawaii--at Mama's Fish
House on Maui and at the top
of Haleakala volcano at
10,000 feet elevation.
May 6, 2018: Joe and Harper
were hiking with some of his
buddies at John Bryan state
May 9, 2018: Scott & Will at a Business Man's Reds Game (tickets from Uncle Mike)!
---> May 8, 2018: Joe, Harper, and Hope at the Reds Game. Scott & Julia went on May 4th.
May 9, 2018: The entire family
helped Hank celebrate his 80th
birthday at Olive Garden a day
before his birthday. Thank you
all for making this such a
May 13, 2018: Kindra with her mom Nan on Mother's Day!
May 11, 2018: Ali and Wes in Gulf Shores, Alabama for a wedding.
May 11, 2018: Blake turned ONE today! He's getting to be a really big boy!
I searched and I did find
A man who is so very kind
He turns eighty today
So I just want to say
That his age is just a state of mind
Happy 80th Birthday to the love of my life!
May 10, 2018: I posted this on Facebook
and the home page of Buhale but I also
wanted to put it on this page. Happy
80th, you handsome hunk!
May 13, 2018: Zoe and Madison playing princesses!
|May 13, 2018: Four generations--Nancy, Amy, Jennifer, and Franklin!
May 13, 2018: Sher &
Lincoln at Red Robin for the
5th year celebrating her
May 13, 2018: Aly, Amy, and
Jennifer on Mother's Day!
May 13, 2013: Blake & Zak! Coni & Chris
|May 13, 2018: Harper, Tammy, Julia, and Hope!
|May 13, 2018: Mike, Jill, Zak, Blake, Katie, Chris, and Brooke!
May 15, 2018: Sue and Scott on the Seattle Ferry--back on their old stomping
May 19, 2018:
Lincoln, Bart, and
Franklin at the zoo
and the Cystic
Fibrosis Walk. Love
your shirt, Bart!
May 19, 2018: Lincoln
and Tiffany at Seneca
May 18, 2018: Amy and
Franklin. She posted
this on Facebook and
said: Handholding with
this little guy is one of
the most precious
things I have ever done
in my life! He needs
interlocking fingers on
both hands to watch
I added this "It can't
be said often enough:
"It doesn't get much
better than this!"
Life is good!
May 19, 2018: Hope, Tammy,
Rhonda (Hope's mom), and Julia
and the Reds!
Blake's 1st Birthday Party!
Mickey Mouse was the theme!!!
May 18, 2018: Sue and Scott
returned from another epic tour of
May 20, 2018: Joe with Harper
who got a ball from the Reds
third base coach, Billy Hatcher.
Scott, Tammy, Harper, and Joe
at the Reds game, using tickets
from Uncle Mike--great seats!
They also got to see Uncle
Raymond's plaque. So Tammy
was there last night and tonight!
May 20, 2018:
Amanda hosted the
their hone. It looks
like Lincoln caught
a great big fish!
Way to go, Lincoln!
May 22, 2018:
Madison hugging Zoe
(and giving her hair a
tug in the meantime)!
May 23, 2018:
Ernie on her
field trip to
GRADUATION DAY FROM
PRE-SCHOOL FOR TWO
May 25, 2018: Lincoln
with his proud parents
Tiffany and Jimmy on
his graduation day!
May 23, 2018: Brooke
ready for her preschool
graduation! Katie wrote
on Facebook: "My baby
girl graduated preschool
tonight! She has grown
up so much this year and
is such a smart, caring,
sweet, intelligent, and
May 25, 2018:
lost her first
May 24, 2018:
Dan rode his
work, wearing his
dad's helmet. It
looks like he is
way too happy to
be at work!
May 27, 2018: The look of joy on Dan's and Franklin's faces
|May 27, 2018: Summer water fun! Will squirting Julia with a water gun and Julia spraying Harper with a water hose! I wonder who Harper got to get wet!
|May 27, 2018: Cousins Lincoln and Franklin sharing a wagon ride!
May 31, 2018: Alyssa's last day as a 6th grader!
|Jun 2: Wes & Ali all dressed up for a wedding.
|Jun 3, 2018: Birthday greetings to Amy from her daughters Jennifer (with Franklin) and from Ali.
Jun 3, 2018: Lincoln & Tiffany on their way to California!
Jun 4, 2018: Me, Brent, Mike S, and Scott D at The Vineyard Golf
Course. We played 18 holes and only cheated a little!
Jun 6, 2018: Blake and Brooke. Brooke looks
more like Katie every day!
|Jun 8, 2018: Tiffany & Lincoln at Disneyland!
Jun 7, 2018: Emma 'holding' her friend Emma.
Jun 13, 2018 Jenny & Franklin!
Jun 15, 2018: Zoe
chilling out and
watching a movie.
Jun 17, 2018:
Blake, Jill, and
Jun 15, 2018:
with his family
Jun 17, 2018: Harper baking for Father's Day
|Jun 16, 2018: Daniel, Kindra, Brent, Wes, and Ali at their Father's Day celebration.
|Jun 17, 2018: Julia, Will, Scott, and Joe. Julia, Will, Scott, Joe, and Harper. Happy Father's Day!
|Jun 17, 2018: Dan, Jim, Jimmy, Lincoln, and Frankie on Father's Day!
|Jun 20th: Zoe & Madison.
June 18th: Madison on her feet!
|Madison's first birthday! Here she is in her unicorn out, then with her family (Alyssa, Michael, Amanda, & Zoe), and a beautiful 4-picture tribute that Amanda posted on Facebook!
Happy first Birthday Madison!
June 17, 2018: Daniel just sent me this picture of Scott
and Brent on Father's Day playing Frisbee golf.
June 23, 2018: Brooke working on a 4th of July project at the 'girls' slumber
party at her Gaga's house!
June 23, 2018: Tammy, Miranda, Aunt Deb, Hope, and
Julie in Nashville.
|June 24, 2018: Alex and Lisa at Hocking Hills.
|June 25, 2018: Wes, Ali, Nick, & Emily in Myrtle Beach. Daniel was the cat
June 26, 2018: Amanda posted this on
Facebook: Zoe had a sleepover with her
Mamaw last night. Zoe painted a rooster
for Mamaw’s kitchen, had lots of popcorn
and got up asking for bacon and eggs.
June 24, 2018: Tammy
and Hope in Nashville
visiting niece Miranda,
sister Julie, and Aunt Deb.
I send Brooke and Harper
stuff once a week. Here
are Harper's two small
'before' pictures of two
sea creatures and one
'after' picture. They grew
quite a lot after soaking
them for about a week.
Look at that beautiful
face! I'll post Brooke's
pictures after hers quit
soaking and growing.
June 30, 2018:
at a friend's pool
June 29, 2018:
Lincoln at Cedar
July 1, 2018: Jennifer
posted this picture of her
dad Jim, Frankie, and Dan
and wrote this: "My dad
came by and surprised me
with this bench today! He
picked it up and rebuilt
and refinished it for me!
He said we have a parklike
backyard and we needed a
park bench. He really
made my day so much
July 2, 2018: Brooke with
her brother and best friend
Ali posted this picture on
Facebook and wrote: "Go
donate blood at your local
Hoxworth Blood Center
this week and you’ll get a
free ticket to the
Cincinnati Zoo! I know I’ll
be using mine to go see
Jul 2, 2018:
4th of July fun at the
BFF's Brooke and
Harper and Blake and
his Uncle Zak.
Blake and Tammy.
Brooke & Harper.
|Scott wearing Blake's bib!
|Aly & Seth in the spirit of the 4th!
|Madison, Michael, Zoe, and Alyssa at the parade.
July 7, 2018:Emma & Lisa at Shawnee State Forest. July 6, 2018: Madison (dancing?) and Zoe having water fun! July 4, 2018: Lincoln with his sparkler!
|July 8, 2018: Brooke & I enjoying our Creamy Whips at Coney.
|July 8, 2018: Tammy sand Scott on a hike.
July 8, 2018:
Lincoln with the
picked in his
dad's yard at his
Madison going for
a casual spin!
July 10, 2018: Scott & Tammy visited the N Olmsted family members and went to the
Cleveland-Reds game. Tammy posted pictures and wrote: "Check out the highlights.
9th inning and we had two outs... we're down 4-0 and we came back to win 7-4 all with 2
outs. Exciting ending to the game. Scott was a happy boy."
I had heard that the last time the Reds did this was in 1919!!!!
July 11, 2018: Tom,
Scott, Tammy, Sher,
Jim, and Nancy. Scott
& Tammy got to see
lots of other family
July 14, 2018: Jimmy
& Lincoln and Dan &
Frankie enjoying the
beach at Wallace
Lake in Berea, OH.
Wes & Ali at
Riverbend for a
Macklemore & Kesha
July 15, 2018:
Family fun day
at Loveland Bike
teaching Zoe how
to fish and then
some good stuff!
July 14, 2018: Daniel in
Charlotte, NC. He was
elected as a Associate
Representative for his
pharmacy fraternity (AZΩ).
July 15, 2018: Jennifer
& Dan on date night!
July 17, 2018: Me with Harper & Brooke at Coney. Also there was Katie, Blake, Hope, Julia
and her friend Kelsey.
July 16, 2018: Kelsey & Julia at Jungle
July 17, 2018: Dan, Franklin, and Jennifer at
African Wildlife Safari.
July 20, 2018: Frankie in the Batmobile at Memphis Kiddie Park!
July 19, 2018: Harper drawing!
July 21, 2018:
Laurel with a
July 21, 2018 was a very special
day for us. It was the
culmination of Scott's hard
work on Facebook to get Dave
Bristol into the Reds Hall of
Fame. We also celebrated
Scott's birthday plus Tammy's,
Will's, and Julia's at our house
before everyone (but us) went
to the Reds game (we had
tickets but were too worn out
to go). Brent & Kindra bought
shirts for all to wear that said:
"Hannig Family Congratulates
Dave Bristol-Cincinnati Reds
HOF-July 21, 2018." And they
all got hats at the game!
Thanks also to Kindra &
Tammy for taking pictures to
capture this special day. What
a wonderful family we are
blessed to have.
July 23, 2018: Will
'flew the coop' and
moved into an
brothers Alex &
July 24, 2018: Blake. Katie wrote: When your
big sis is still asleep and you get free roam of
the playroom and all her toys
July 27, 2018: Tiffanyt at James Dean's tombstone. Click on picture to
see how we are related to him. (Ira Shore is my Mom's father).
|July 27, 2018: Amy threw a surprise 60th birthday party of Bart at Shady Shandy!
|Aug 2, 2018: Frankie & Bart!
July 31, 2018: Alyssa & Zoe helping out in the kitchen.
Age 84, beloved husband of the late
Geraldine (nee Hoynacke).Dear father of
Mark R. (JoAnn), Bart M. (Amy) and Lisa
B. Loving grandfather of Neil, Paul, Dean
(Karen) and Maggie. Dear brother of David
Ciofani and Rosalie Atkins. Dear uncle of
many. U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean
War. Friends received from 4-8P.M.
FRIDAY at the HOPKO FUNERAL HOME
6020 BROADVIEW RD (S OF SNOW RD)
PARMA where services will be held
Saturday August 4, 2018 at 9:30a.m. and at
St. Columbkille Church at 10a.m. Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery. Online Condolences
IN MEMORY OF ROBERT CIOFANI
1934 - 2018
|Aug 4, 2018: Lisa enjoying a family weekend at Cumberland!
Aug 4, 2018: Wes & Ali at the Reds/Nationals ball game in Washington, DC. The day before,
they did some sightseeing! Ali said she knocked on the door but nobody answered!
Aug 5, 2018: Harper's 4th Birthday Party! Joe & Hope also announced that they
set their wedding date for October 19, 2019!
Aug 8, 2018:
day of school
(as a junior).
That's Scott in
|Aug 9, 2018: Hope & Joe at the first Bengals pre-season game.
|Aug 11, 2018: Daniel, Brent, & Wes ready for
|Aug 10, 2018: Ali posted this with the caption: "Baseball and this
guy make my heart happy."
|Aug 12, 2018: Daniel & friends after running a half marathon.
|Aug 12, 2018: Alex S & Zak in Guatemala.
Aug 12, 2018: Lincoln's 6th
Birthday. At his party, there
were live animals. Lincoln has
befriended a skunk! Happy 6th
Aug 15, 2018: Emma is
back in school and is now
in the 4th grade! Where
has the time gone?
Aug 14, 2018: As you all know, Brent had his left kidney removed due to cancer and he is
doing fine now. It was a very long day as they kept postponing his surgery time. Once the
surgery was over, it was going to be quite a long time until he was moved to recovery so Scott,
Wes, and Daniel went outside and played some Whiffle Ball in Brent's honor! On the left is
Brent before surgery. When Kindra took this picture of Brent after surgery (below), I had to
put our two pictures together to show that we are 'thumbs up' kind of people! Heal fast Brent.
Scott wants to beat you in Frisbee Golf and Whiffle Ball! And thank you Jill for driving us to
Aug 19, 2018: Lincoln's first breakfast in his new home.
Aug 16, 2018: Brent found this sign
from his neighbors on his porch
when he got home from the hospital!
Girls just wanna have fun!
Aug 18, 2018: It was a sports evening for many of our Buhale family! On the left, Coni & Chris
and their families enjoyed a Cincinnati Reds Baseball game.
Above, Ali's family did the fireworks at the Dayton Dragons Baseball game and invited a few other
On the right is Wes, who attended the Cincinnati Bengals Football game in Dallas! He's in Dallas
training for his new position at Cemplex. On 8/19, he attended a Texas Rangers game!
Aug 21, 2018:
Alyssa on her
first day as a
Aug 24, 2018:
Zoe went to her
open house for
this picture of
being dressed up
as a doll by your
older sisters and
Aug 25, 2018: Wes, Daniel, and Brent at the movies
seeing 'The Meg" with Wes and Daniel. Kindra said this
was Brent's 'once a decade'' movie theater experience. I
added that Brent sits in a movie theater like he parks
Aug 24, 2018: Kindra also posted this on Facebook:
Skyline dinner - $30
Adult beverages - $10
Movie rental - $6
Time with my boys celebrating life...PRICELESS!!!
(Ali was out of town)
As you can see, Brent is making a great recovery from
Aug 25, 2018: Franklin & Lincoln smiling for Ama!
Aug 23, 2018: Laurel wrote: "graduated paralegal apprentice
school today! Glad to have my dad and uncle here to celebrate
the occasion. Truly a memorable event!" She was at Enlisted
Heritage Hall Gunter AFB AL in Montgomery.
Amanda updated her profile on Facebook. This picture was
taken in Avon. Beautiful!
Aug 26, 2018: Ali, Emily, and Wes on the train at
Aug 25, 2018:
posted this on
to all who served by
making baskets for
the Buckeye staff and
doing the Kids games
at the Frog Jump.
God’s Kingdom is
built through those
who love, obey, and
Aug 25, 2018: Tammy sent me this and wrote: We
took Harper to see the Incredibles 2, then to Dairy
Queen, where we sat in the back hatch of my car to
eat ice cream. Then we stopped by the park on the
way home to play on the swings. We gave her a
quick bath, put on new jammies and played Disney
DVD bingo. After three or four games, we turned
on Cars 3. It was a fun filled night..
Aug 29, 2019: Brent & Scott came down for a visit with Hank (I
was playing golf). Scott calls the top picture 'Driving Miss Daisy'
and the bottom one 'Meat gravy.' They ate at Bob Evans and it
looks like Scott's first selfie!
|Aug 26, 2018: Damion and Amanda and friends at a 90's party and concert!
|Aug 28, 2018: Jennifer and Franklin
among the sunflowers!
Sep 1: Linoln & Bart built a model car!
Aug 31: It was pajama day at school for Lincoln!
Sep 1: Ali & Wes in St.
Louis. Above, they are
inside the arch. Below is
their view from the top!
They also attended the
Sep 2, 2018: Franklin & Lincoln having Funday Sunday at Amy &
Harper and her chalk artwork. I think Aunt Julia helped her too!
Aug 31, 2018: Katie posted this on Facebook and wrote: "We gave Brooke a reading challenge and she has read 38 books all by herself this
summer! So proud of her! She is now reading about our solar system!" I think this is an awesome accomplishment since Brooke hasn't even
started Kindergarten yet! Way to go, Brooke! So proud of you and good luck in school next week!
Sept 5, 2018: Chris, Katie, Brooke, and
Blake on Brooke's first day of
kindergarten. Zoe started preschool today
too! Good luck girls!
Sept 3, 018: Joe, Harper, and Hope at the
Sept 5, 2018: For my birthday, Mother's Day, and Christmas, my kids gave me two
tickets to see Pentatonix, my favorite group (even more than ABBA). Julia and I just
got home from their terrific concert! Thanks you kids!
Sept 7, 2018:
Sept. 6, 2018: Aly &
|Sept 8, 2018: Tammy and her sister Julie.
|Sept 7, 2018: Brooke holding Blake!
|Sept 8, 2018:
here to read the
Sept 9, 2018:
Who-Dey with Blake,
Mike, and Brooke!
Earlier in the day at
home, Blake was
looking for a banana.
Not quite tall enough
Sept 10, 2018: This was Lincoln's first
day of Kindergarten. Have fun
Lincoln's room at home!
Sept 11, 2018: Ali posted this picture of her and Wes and
wrote:"It’s our final Reds game of the season! We have gone
to 10 games, seen 6 wins, traveled to Washington D.C. and St.
Louis to see the Reds. Saw Joey Votto get hit in the knee with
a pitch while in D.C. Were so close to free pizza twice. And
went to the Hall of Fame induction game with the Hannig
family. Overall, it may have been a disappointing season
record wise but we will always love the Reds and we enjoy
every summer that is full of baseball." She added later that
they actually did get free pizza. And Wes is giving her bunny
Sept 10, 2018: Chris, me, Mike, and Scott D enjoyed our twice
yearly golf outing at The Vineyard. Chris and Mike play
legitimate golf and Scott and I play loose!
Sept 13, 2018: Wes & Ali
& friend at the opening
season of the Bengals.
These kids sure love
their sporting events!
Sept 14, 2018: Franklin
enjoying the monkey
bread that he helped his
mom make. Looks good
Sue and Scott just returned from a one month trip to Europe to celebrate
Scott's 60th birthday. Above is a cake that the cruise ship chef made showing
their route home (while line) and the three hurricanes (also in white) they will
try to avoid! Click here for Sue's blog & a few pictures. [I just found out from
Sue that this cake was at least 6 feet long. She shot it from a few stories up,]
Sept 16, 2018: Harper spent the night at Grandma Tammy's & Grandpa
Scott's! She was a very busy girl. Joe & Hope were in Nashville seeing comic
Theo Vaughn at Zanies Comedy Club! They even got their picture with him!
Sept 15, 2018: My grandchildren were traveling this weekend! Besides Joe & Hope going to Nashville, Ali & friends went to Indianapolis to see a Taylor Swift Concert, and Zak & Justin are
traveling out west!
Sept 16, 2018: Dan's mom got this
awesome Batmobile bed for Franklin's
We were saddened to learn of the death of Scott's dad, Marty. May
he rest in peace.
|Sept 15, 2018: Hank & I
went to my 60th High