Surrounded by Girls

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Around the Tidal Basin

With Nikki and Gunnar.

Final stop: The Einstein Memorial, where Laura and I got engaged.

The West Wing

A very special tour of the West Wing of the White House, organized for us and led by, our good friend, Jon Wolfsthal.

While there were no photographs allowed inside, we did pose before and after.

... and in the Press Briefing Room.

Fourth of July - Washington, DC

Hanging out with Kathie Miller in the morning. Wicked Waffles, and walking around the White House (a prelude of things to come).

BBQ with Whitney Fisler at her cool apartment on 14th ST.

Visting the old haunts (and home) in Adams Morgan.

Finally, fireworks on the National Mall.

Art imitating life

Apropos of nothing other than one reminded me of the other.

White Squid, at the Chilhuly Garden and Glass Museum, in Seattle, WA.


Sandstone, discovered in Fontainebleau, France, and now residing at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, Washington DC.


Alotta Soccer FC Reunion

Thanks to Jon Wolfsthal for putting on a reunion of our old soccer team. It was so special to hang out with old friends, and to watch the next generation of Alotta Soccer play.

Video(s) to follow.

Bay Area Visit

Visiting TracyMarc, Benjamin, and Theo in and around the Bay Area.

Hanging out at Stanford University, in advance of Melanie's attendance (class of 2025):

Celebrating Tracy's birthday.

Exploring the tide pools and a goat farm in the Pescadero area - (video).

More tide pools - (video).