The 2nd Year

Now that we're into our third year of waving, I've put together a catalog of the costumes Dale wore during year two of the wave (Rain's Junior year of high school)

If you didn't catch the story, due to a change in bus routes we backed off and only waved once a week this year (2011-2012 school year). Click on the photos below to link to the original post page (with larger photos, back shots, captions, and occasionally explanations).


Week 1 - Creepy Guy Waving


Week 2 - It's Not Easy Being Green
Week 3 - It's a Habit


Week 4 - Dragon Training


Week 5 - Family Business


Week 6 - Ground Control


Week 7 - Tri Hard
Week 8 - In N Out

Week 9 - The Minnow


Week 10 - On Frankie's Back
Week 11 - Feeling Blue 


Week 12 - Grim Waver


Week 13 - Confession Time
Week 14 - He Delivers


Week 15 - Viking Wisdom


Week 16 - Big Bad Wolf


Week 17 - Snow Surfing


Merry Christmas


Happy New Year
Week 19 - Stumpjumper
Week 20 Great White Hunter

Week 21 - Spy Dad

Week 22 - Trick or Treat

Week 23 - You Tortured Me?

Week 24 - The Count
Week 25 - Flower Power


Week 26 - Muppet Witch


Week 27 - Tennis


Week 28 - Darth Vader, a Father


Week 29 - Peter Pan



Week 30 - Indiana Jones
Week 31 - Mime


Week 32 - Torihada-kun

Our Japanese TV Show

Rikki and Rain being interviewed

Dale Skis

More Torihada Tales

Spring Break

Week 33 - Drummer Boy


Week 34 - Devil in the Details



Week 35 - Junior Seau


Week 36 - Hula Girl


Week 37 - Darth Maul


Week 38 - Incredible Hulk or Hunk?
(click to see photo bomb)


Week 39 - Ahoy Matey!

15 comments:

  1. As a father of two small children a six year old girl and a two year old boy... You have officially become my new hero. For parents everywhere I would like to thank you for this kind of devotion to your kids.

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  2. You are awesome! I can't wait to show my husband when he gets home, he's going to love it!

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  3. Thanks for the encouragement. Keep smiling. :) Or, as my dad used to tell me (when I was in high school), "Have a Funny Day!"

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  4. From a Lady who drives a BIG yellow bus, you have won my heart! You are a super Dad! God Bless you and your family. Made my day, only thing better would be if you guys were on my route. Thanks

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  5. This is the sweetest thing ive ever seen and is fun too :)

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  6. I love your sense of humor and creativity. I have become a new fan of your blog!

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  7. You are awesome. I just asked 2nd grader if he would like it if I wore a crazy outfit when I picked up from school everyday (we live close to our school so no bus). He unequivocally said "NO"!

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  8. What a sweet memory for your kids!

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  9. You are awesome. I don't think I've laughed so hard or long before. Now, when I'm having a bad day, I'm coming here to see what you're up to.
    Please, don't ever stop.

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  10. I just want to say thank you. Whenever I am feeling down i come on this website and it just makes me happy. Thank you very much.

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  11. You are amazing! What memories! Wait until you have grandkids to do this for! What a feel good thing in this world full of sorrow and mayhem!

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  12. well that's just amazing mate... so funny

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