San Francisco March ’09

For our 2009 anniversary trip we returned to the city by the bay. It was my first visit in over ten years. I won't wait that long to go back,…

I’m 40!

I turned 40 this past January, and to celebrate we had a little party the Garage on Capitol Hill. My sister flew up from San Diego and she took pictures…

Southern California 8/08

In August we took a short trip to Cali to visit with members of both sides of the family. We also got to tour a retired aircraft carrier.

Kenya: Our last day in the bush

During the few remaining hours in Kenya I almost married Kim off, we saw cheetah, and we got to drive through Nairobi.

Kenya: Lake Amboseli

After leaving Finch Hattons we traveled northwest a short way to Amboseli National Park, where we had the best game viewing of the entire trip.

Kenya: Tsavo West and Finch Hattons

After one more night in Arusha at the Mountain Village, we drove to the Kenya border and met with our new guides, Charles and Albert. They drove us into another…

Tanzania: Kira Wira

The last part of our trip through Tanzania involved posh tents instead of hotel rooms, and we got very close to some feeding lions.

Tanzania: Into the Serengeti

In the third part of our story, we move into the vast Serengeti and finally get to see some carnivores eating.

Tanzania: Ngorongoro Crater

The second part of our story includes visits to beautiful Ngorongoro Crater and a small Maasai tribal village.

Tanzania: Arrival and Lake Manyara

Our trip began in the northern Tanzania city of Arusha, where we spent more time the first few days meeting people than seeing animals. It was nice to meet the…