Elizabeth is a wonderful 17 year old girl. This page consists of pictures of her, from the beginning to now. I hope you enjoy them!

This is Elizabeth at the ripe old age of 10 minutes (April 25, 1995).

Here are a sleepy Elizabeth and her dad (fall '96)

Click here for a picture of Elizabeth and her bunnies (winter'96-'97)

Elizabeth getting Curious George ready to watch Bill Clinton's inauguration (January 1997)

Elizabeth (spring of 1997, when she had a broken leg) finds the ATM card in daddy's wallet!

Elizabeth on the loose!!! (Spring '97)

Elizabeth and one of her favorite books (Spring '97)

Breakfast time (ca. '97)

Elizabeth is eating lunch! (ca. early 1997)

Elizabeth at the Michigan League Fountain (summer '97)

Elizabeth and her pal, Duke (summer '97)

Here's a picture of Elizabeth in her dinosaur raincoat, ca. fall, 1997

Happy Halloween '97 from Elizabeth and the "Dad Hatter!"

Elizabeth, caught when she was helping her dad, grandma, and some friends make Christmas ornaments (Dec. '97)

Elizabeth with a REAL dinosaur (Spring Break '98)

Elizabeth takes her Dalmatian for a walk. It was cold, so she had to put the Dalmatian in some warm clothes! (Spring '98)

August, 1998 - a day at the beach.

Halloween, 1998: Elizabeth in her princess outfit.

Meoooowwwww! (ca. Fall '98)

Taking a break from hairwashing to hug her fish. (Dec. '98)

Off to see the Wizard - Elizabeth and friends visit the Michigan Theater, late December 1998. This is around the time that she first met Amanda, who she shared popcorn with and called "Bananda"!

Elizabeth eats apples at her dad's... April '99.

Elizabeth with two of her favorite kinds of critters. The kitty is named Cinnamon (summer '99).

Face painting at Huron River Day, July '99.

Posing for the camera at the "Cedar Point" that visited Pioneer High School (July '99).

Relaxing with some cotton candy.

Getting rained on at the Top of the Park outdoor festival...

...and drying out under a tent (July 1999).

'Painting' with water on the mirror at her dad's, July '99.

"Elizabeth on the loose - Part 2" (Summer, 1999).

Sledding fun, late February 2000 (photo by Christie)

Elizabeth and her cousins, Spring 2000.

Here is Elizabeth with a silly smile, Summer 2000.

Drawings by Elizabeth of a kitty and a dog (ca. summer of 2000).

A school of purple fish! (Fall 2000).

Elizabeth had two cats at her mom's for a while. This was Sylvester. He liked to have a soft toy truck on top of him with its motor running.

And this is Elizabeth with her first cat named Sydney (Christmas 2000).

Shopping for cider at the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market, Dec. 2000. Elizabeth has a big piece of bubble gum in her mouth!

Elizabeth and her dad visit Belle Isle Aquarium, and see the terrifying Alligator Fish! (Photo by Wendy C. - early 2001)

Getting picked up by dad at Mrs. V's class, early 2001.

Here is a photo by Elizabeth of Mussop, Biscuit, Roxie, and Kanga in her dad's new dining room. (early 2001)

Here is a self-portrait of Elizabeth with her kittens (early 2001)

Getting ready for bedtime, summer 2001

Giving Scooter a ride on the tire swing at the Longs' - summer 2001

Easter 2002: Elizabeth and Amanda, the Egg Girls. Also, the attack of the fingernail monster!

Elizabeth shares a "secret" with Amanda - and, drawing while Scooter looks on.

Sandie and Stephen visit - Elizabeth is wearing the Poodle Skirt that Sandie made for her (and so is American Girl doll Kit!), which she wore to the Eberwhite School Sock Hop, early 2002. Also, flashing a toothy (toothless?) grin while Scooter takes a nap.

Reading a chapter book to Scooter (March, 2002).

Three Animals, Parading on Roller Skates (early 2002).

Elizabeth's Pet Reptile and Rodent Business! (March, 2003)

Elizabeth poses with her second cat named Sydney, Scooter, Jessie and One-Foot (hiding behind Sydney) (May, 2003)

Elizabeth the flower girl, with her new stepmom, Amanda. (November 8, 2003 - photo: Doug Coombe)

Elizabeth, Dad and Amanda go wild at the wedding! (November 8, 2003 - photo: Doug Coombe)

Elizabeth holding her new cat, Charlie (Feb., 2004)

Elizabeth tests Charlie's jumping ability. (Feb., 2004)

Elizabeth in the kangaroo costume Grandma Sandie made for Halloween, with a real baby in her pouch! (June, 2004) 2004)

Elizabeth visits her friend Mary Lu in Brooklyn (July, 2004)

Elizabeth visits Diana's dachshunds (September, 2004)

Elizabeth in her bat costume, with Sandie (who made it!) and Amanda (Oct., 2004)

Elizabeth, Amanda, and friends - with ties on! (Dec., 2004)

Charlie in the Christmas Tree (Dec., 2004)

Elizabeth's 10th birthday party was at the Michigan Theater (April 24, 2005)

More party fun (April 24, 2005)

Hanging out with cousins Jacob and Katie (April 24, 2005)

Greetings from Fabulous Lake Michigan! (August, 2005)

Picking raspberries with Olivia (October, 2005)

Hanging out with Mary Lu (December, 2005)

The snowman did the limbo to a Beatles song... (December, 2005)

Sleepover with Jacob, Katie, and Charlie (March, 2006)

The pogo stick was a birthday hit (April, 2006)

Slippers by McFluffy (May, 2006)

Elizabeth, Amanda, and Sandie hold up the sign we made for the Ringo Starr concert! (June, 2006)

Captain of the Pontoon Boat (July, 2006)

Super Elizabeth at the beach with C.J. (August, 2006)

Ringo Starr dropped by at Halloween (October, 2006)

Hugging Charlie at his photo session (December, 2006)

Walking Ringo (the horse!) in the snow (December, 2006)

Elizabeth's Creature - part unicorn, part mermaid, part dragon (December, 2006)

At the Dominos Pizza petting farm (March, 2007)

What did that dinosaur whisper in your ear? That he last saw you about 9 years ago? (April, 2007)

Elvis has left the building - and Elizabeth has taken his place (?!) (February, 2008)

Making a stop-motion animation at the Ann Arbor Film Festival. It was later shown on the screen before the winners program - and can also be seen at http://playgallery.org/videos/animation/559/ Run it from 51 seconds to about 1 minute and 28. (March, 2008)

Even Charlie got election fever! (November, 2008)

Charlie and Lucky compete for Elizabeth's attention (March, 2009)

Elizabeth's 14th birthday - we also celebrated Stephen's 66th (April, 2009)

Mary Lu stayed for the weekend of Amanda's Baby Shower (Ellie came too) - it was fun! (July, 2009)

Elizabeth and Lucky at the circus (September, 2009)


Elizabeth has a new little sister - Beatrix Eleanor! (September, 2009)


I hope you enjoyed these pictures. I will be adding to them whenever I get more good ones, so check back again when you get a chance. You can email me at: franku@umich.edu