Monday, August 31, 2009

Skyline Trail at Mount Rainier

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Reflection Lake

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Panorama Point

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Big fat hoary marmot, so cute

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Mini rice krispy treat

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All of these pictures were from our trip to Mount Rainier on Sunday.  We did the Skyline Trail which was about 6 miles round trip and had about 1500 feet of elevation.  This is at the Paradise side of the mountain.  The weather was perfect and the views were stunning.  This was our first hike since our trip to Vietnam so we took it nice and easy.

Saying Goodbye to Mark

A group of us went out with Mark on Friday night to say good-bye to him before he left back for Illinois to finish out his Phd.  We started out at Bookwalter Winery, then headed to the Denny’s Lounge in Richland, and ended the night at Lee’s Tahitian.  I had a blast getting to know and hanging out with everyone.

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Friday, August 21, 2009

Drinks of Vietnam and Thailand

We enjoyed a variety of drinks while traveling these last 3 weeks.

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Saki

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Champagne

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